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Stora Enso to build biorefinery to produce purified chemical lignin [Registered]

Stora Enso is to invest EUR 32 million in building a world-class biorefinery at Sunila Mill in Finland, to produce chemical grade lignin for use in various applications. “The investment in Sunila Mill will accelerate Stora Enso’s transformation into renewable materials company. The first applications will be in, for example, the building, construction and automotive sectors, where lignin offers sustainable alternatives for phenols in plywood glues and other wood-based panels, and polyols used in foams. Other applications are also under development, thus creating a solid platform for growth for sustainable alternatives to fossil-based products,” said Juan Bueno, EVP, Stora Enso…

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