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Stora Enso and Northvolt teaming to develop batteries from renewable wood

Stora Enso and Northvolt teaming to develop batteries from renewable wood

August 2, 2022 |

In Finland, Stora Enso and Northvolt are joining forces to create sustainable batteries using lignin-based hard carbon produced with renewable wood from the Nordic forests. The aim is to develop the world’s first industrialised battery featuring anode sourced entirely from European raw materials, lowering both the carbon footprint and the cost.  The companies have entered […]

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Battery maker taps Stora Enso for lignin-based anodes

Battery maker taps Stora Enso for lignin-based anodes

July 25, 2022 |

In Finland, pulp and paper maker Stora Enso has partnered with Swedish battery developer Northvolt to develop battery anodes made from lignin sourced from Nordic forests.  The two companies formally entered into a Joint Development Agreement that leverages Stora Enso’s Lignode anode material and Northvolt’s expertise in cell design, production process development and scale-up. Lignin […]

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Stora Enso raises its guidance for the full year 2022 operational EBIT

Stora Enso raises its guidance for the full year 2022 operational EBIT

June 13, 2022 |

In Finland, Stora Enso estimates that the previous full year 2022 operational EBIT guidance will be exceeded and thus changed its full year 2022 operational EBIT guidance to be higher than the full-year 2021 of EUR 1,528 million. The previous guidance for the full year 2022 was an operational EBIT to be approximately in line […]

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On the Move – NREL, Aemetis, BASF, Store Enso, Finnair, BrightNight

On the Move – NREL, Aemetis, BASF, Store Enso, Finnair, BrightNight

March 7, 2022 |

We are now a few months into 2022 but there are still some changes going on with personnel moves in the bioeconomy. From Aemetis President Andy Foster elected to the Board of Opportunity Stanislaus to several BASF and Store Enso leadership changes, a new Finnair CIO and BrightNight CFO, it’s an exciting time to work […]

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Nexeo Plastics to distribute Biocomposites by Stora Enso throughout Europe

Nexeo Plastics to distribute Biocomposites by Stora Enso throughout Europe

February 28, 2022 |

In Texas, Nexeo Plastics has announced an agreement with Stora Enso to distribute their renewable Biocomposites by Stora Enso throughout Europe. The agreement also includes specific grades for 3D printing. Priced similar to polypropylene and polystyrene, Biocomposites by Stora Enso can be used as renewable alternatives to fossil-based plastics in numerous applications and end products, […]

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Stora Enso offering bio-based foams from wood

Stora Enso offering bio-based foams from wood

December 7, 2021 |

In Finland, Stora Enso is extending its packaging offering with a new portfolio of bio-based foams from wood. The products are fully recyclable and can be used for protective and thermal packaging. Lightweight wood foams address the need for climate-friendly, renewable and circular cushioning materials in inner packaging.  Stora Enso’s offering consists of Fibrease™ by […]

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Wood-based foams for greener e-commerce

Wood-based foams for greener e-commerce

December 6, 2021 |

In Finland, forest products company Stora Enso has launched two lightweight, biobased foams made from wood that are fully recyclable and can be used for protective and thermal packaging.  The first—Fibrease™—is available now and made with up to 98% renewable materials. It is designed to replace polyurethane foams and polystyrene. The second, Papira®, just began […]

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Wood-based battery material wins forest products award

Wood-based battery material wins forest products award

November 22, 2021 |

In Finland, a lignin-based material developed by Stora Enso for use in lithium-ion batteries has won the prestigious Metsä360 award.  Dubbed Lignode, the material is made using a pulp mill byproduct from Stora Enso’s Sunila Mill site at Kotka, Finland.  Because lithium-ion batteries are a high-tech application with potential in many markets, the innovation represents […]

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Jose Cuervo, Dole, Crocs bump up biobased products and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of July 29th

Jose Cuervo, Dole, Crocs bump up biobased products and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of July 29th

July 28, 2021 |

It’s summertime for some around the globe right now, and what better way to relax on National Tequila Day than with agave straws from tequila giant Jose Cuervo. And enjoy some pineapple knowing the leaf fibers are going towards vegan leather in a partnership with Dole. Don’t forget your Crocs, which aims to be 100% […]

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Stora Enso begins piloting wood-based anode materials

Stora Enso begins piloting wood-based anode materials

July 26, 2021 |

In Finland, forest products maker Stora Enso says its pilot plant for lignin-based battery materials is now online.  Dubbed Lignode, the material is a wood-based carbon that could be used in electric vehicles, consumer electronics, and large-scale energy storage systems. The global battery market is set to grow ten-fold over the next decade.  “With our […]

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