Pulp and paper producer Stora Enso announced on July 21 that its pilot facility for producing lignin-based carbon materials Lignode® has started operations and is ramping up production.
Stora Enso launches lignin-based binder that is safer than fossil-based ones [Full subscriber]
Stora Enso launched on 5th May its latest lignin-based innovation, NeoLigno® by Stora Enso. NeoLigno – a fully biobased binder that does not contain formaldehyde and isocyanates, which are typically used in adhesive resins and industrial products, thereby supporting healthier indoor and working environments.
Stora Enso and Cordenka partner to advance the production of biobased carbon fibre [Registered]
Stora Enso and Cordenka are partnering to develop precursors for biobased carbon fibre that could be used in transportation, construction and power generation.
Finland – Stora Enso pilots sludge-to-biofuels production [Full subscriber]
Sludge is a byproduct of processes carried out in industry and agriculture. It is very wet, so disposing of it is difficult. A pilot project at Stora Enso Oyj’s Heinola Mill in Finland addresses this challenge by profitizing the waste stream using novel technology.
Belgium – Stora Enso invests €9 million in pilot plant producing FDCA from sugar [Full subscriber]
Stora Enso is investing €9 million in a pilot facility to produce biobased plastics for use in transparent packaging.
Finland – Stora Enso invests €10 million in a pilot plant producing lignin-based materials for energy storage [Registered]
Stora Enso is investing €10 million to build a pilot facility for producing lignin-based materials that form a crucial component in batteries typically used in consumer electronics, the automotive industry and large-scale energy storage systems.
Stora Enso partners with Ikea and H&M group to produce cellulose-based textiles [Registered]
The Finnish pulp and paper specialist Stora Enso is joining in partnership with the furniture giant Ikea and fashion giant H&M to create sustainable textiles. Stora Enso will be joining the joint venture called “TreeToTextile” and set up a demonstration plant at one of its Nordic facilities to support the production of cellulose-based textiles.
Stora Enso’s launches a lignin product – an effective substitute to oil-based phenolic materials [Registered]
Stora Enso is the world’ s largest producer of lignin. The company recently announced the launch of Lineo™ which can replace oil-based phenolic materials which are used in resins for plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), laminated veneer lumber (LVL), paper lamination and insulation material with renewable solutions.
Stora Enso partners with Rennovia to produce biochemicals [Registered]
Renewable materials company Stora Enso and specialty chemicals company Rennovia Inc. have announced a joint development and license agreement to cooperate on biobased chemicals development exploiting Rennovia’s novel catalysts and processes.
USA – Construction of cellulosic sugars and biochemical plant at Raceland [Registered]
The project next to Raceland Raw Sugar Corp. will be a demonstration plant to validate Virdia’s extraction and separation technology that produces sugars from cellulosic feedstock. Virdia, is a subsidiary of the Finnish pulp and paper giant Stora Enso.