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Lignol to supply purified lignin to thermoplastics producer [Registered]

Lignol Innovations Ltd. (LIL) recently announced that it has secured a commercial supply agreement with a European company producing sustainable thermoplastics. The agreement provides for the supply of LIL’s proprietary HP-LTM lignin by the ton. In the production of cellulosic biofuels, around 25% of the output from treating lignocellulosic feedstocks is lignin. “Companies can burn the lignin for its calorific value of approximately five cents a pound, or utilize Lignol’s technology to realize values of 50 cents to $2 per pound as a substitute for certain petroleum-based inputs in a variety of applications, such as resins, binders, coatings, carbon fiber…

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