Tag: Borregaard

Borregaard’s BALI process reaches Technical Readiness Level 7 as BIOFORVER project advances: report

Borregaard’s BALI process reaches Technical Readiness Level 7 as BIOFORVER project advances: report

March 26, 2017 |

In Norway, the BALI demonstration plant operated by the BIOFOREVER project reports that the successful scale-up from lab by a factor of 1000 and several years of operation in a semi-commercial scale suggests that the BALI technology is at TRL (Technology Readiness Level) 6-7. In September 2016 a consortium of 14 European companies started the […]

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Borregaard invests $70.7M in bioethanol plant upgrade

Borregaard invests $70.7M in bioethanol plant upgrade

September 16, 2016 |

In Norway, Borregaard is going to install modern production technology at a bioethanol plant and construct a facility to capture and store biogas. This will create sufficient capacity to deliver the whole production as 100% water-free bioethanol. The demand for bioethanol in automotive fuel is increasing. The new installation will also make it possible to […]

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Big Buckaroos in Tiny Town: the gold rush ahead in nanocellulose

Big Buckaroos in Tiny Town: the gold rush ahead in nanocellulose

June 2, 2016 |

If you are among the millions who have seen Captain America: Civil War, you’ll note that Ant Man is displaying the ability to shrink beyond belief, yet grew into a 100-foot tall Giant-Man for the airport battle. It’s that way for nanocellulose, too — a material made from the largest organisms imaginable — our friends, […]

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Borregaard, Rayonier Advanced Materials to invest in a 150K ton lignin operation in Florida

Borregaard, Rayonier Advanced Materials to invest in a 150K ton lignin operation in Florida

June 6, 2015 |

In Florida, Borregaard and Rayonier Advanced Materials have entered into a non-binding letter of intent regarding the establishment of a new lignin operation adjacent to RYAM’s Fernandina Beach pulp mill in Florida. The new company will be owned 55% by Borregaard and 45% by RYAM. The Fernandina Beach mill manufactures specialty cellulose and lignin raw […]

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The strange world of super-strong, super-light nanocellulose

The strange world of super-strong, super-light nanocellulose

October 29, 2014 |

Flexible electric circuits and solar panels? Advanced biofuels? New concretes and steel-like materials? New medical implants and sutures? Drug delivery vehicles? Cosmetics? Lightweight armor? That’s just a sample of the potential apps for nanocellulose and Borregaard is now investing in a 1000 tonne project in Sarpsborg, Norway. We investigate. The news filtered out of Norway […]

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Borregaard snags $5 million in support for biobased innovation projects in lignin, cellulose

Borregaard snags $5 million in support for biobased innovation projects in lignin, cellulose

January 30, 2014 |

Now that Borregaard demonstration plant is operational — when will Norway’s biobased leader reach for scale? In Norway, Borregaard has received a commitment for US 3.01 million in support from the Research Council of Norway (NFR). The funds will be used for two different innovation projects based on biomass as a raw material. “This is […]

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Statoil to distribute cellulosic ethanol from Borregaard

Statoil to distribute cellulosic ethanol from Borregaard

November 24, 2011 |

In Norway, Statoil will for the first time ever blend ethanol produced from Norwegian timber from the bio refinery Borregaard and will be available to Statoil customers who tank fuel95 at Statoil stations in the eastern region of Norway. Statoil Fuel & Retail in Norway has signed an agreement to buy all available ethanol from […]

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