Tag: Stora Enso

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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Stora Enso invests $25M in Anjala-Ingerois and $31M in Nymölla production sites

Stora Enso invests $25M in Anjala-Ingerois and $31M in Nymölla production sites

June 13, 2021 |

In Finland and Sweden, Stora Enso decided to invest about $25 million (EUR 21 million) to improve the competitiveness and environmental performance of the Anjala-Ingerois production sites and will invest around $31 million (EUR 26 million) in modernizing the pulp production at Nymölla in Sweden. The goal of the investment at Anjala paper- and Ingerois […]

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Stora Enso launches new fully bio-based binder, NeoLigno

Stora Enso launches new fully bio-based binder, NeoLigno

May 9, 2021 |

In Finland, Stora Enso launched its latest lignin-based innovation, NeoLigno, a fully bio-based binder system without formaldehyde and isocyanates, thus, providing healthier indoor and working environments. Initial target applications for NeoLigno are in particleboards and insulation materials used in the building and construction industry. Hazardous chemicals aren’t always visible to the naked eye, yet they […]

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Gasum and Stora Enso to produce biogas from mill wastewater

Gasum and Stora Enso to produce biogas from mill wastewater

January 18, 2021 |

In Sweden, production of Multicopy paper is about to contribute to the biofuel production in Sweden. The energy company Gasum and Stora Enso will together turn waste into renewable green energy. Wastewater can be a challenge for mills. Vast volumes of process water containing organic residues need to be treated. At the Stora Enso’s Nymölla […]

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Stora Enso invests in production line for granulated lignin

Stora Enso invests in production line for granulated lignin

December 6, 2020 |

In Finland, Stora Enso is investing EUR 14 million to build a granulation and packing plant for lignin, allowing easier packing and handling of lignin compared to powder and wet form. The construction of the granulation plant is estimated to begin by the end of the second quarter of 2021 and to be complete in […]

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On the Move –USGC ethanol manager, Neste’s Board of European Chemical Industry Council, Calyxt VP of BD, BASF and Stora Enso leadership

On the Move –USGC ethanol manager, Neste’s Board of European Chemical Industry Council, Calyxt VP of BD, BASF and Stora Enso leadership

October 29, 2020 |

As we wrap up the month of October, we have lots of moves going on in the bioeconomy with a farewell to U.S. Grains Council’s Manager of Ethanol Trade Policy and Economics, a new Vice President of Business Development at Calyxt, and not one but two moves going on at BASF and another two moves […]

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U.S. Department of Energy announces $27M in plastics R&D, LanzaTech, Algenesis, BASF, Pepsi, Stora Enso, ADM, AltAir included

U.S. Department of Energy announces $27M in plastics R&D, LanzaTech, Algenesis, BASF, Pepsi, Stora Enso, ADM, AltAir included

October 18, 2020 |

What does plastic have to do with the bioeconomy? Well, everything. It’s about taking plastic waste, breaking it down into building blocks and converting it into a valuable treasure and it’s about creating biobased plastics. News from the U.S. Department of Energy on their $27 million in funding for plastics recycling and new biobased plastics […]

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Stora Enso to build pilot plant for fiber-based foam material Cellufoam

Stora Enso to build pilot plant for fiber-based foam material Cellufoam

August 27, 2020 |

In Sweden, Stora Enso will build a pilot facility for producing Cellufoam by Stora Enso, a lightweight, fiber-based foam material for protective packaging and cushioning. Bio-based foams are renewable and recyclable and can be used in packaging, for example, to replace oil-based polymer foams which are widely used today. The pilot plant will be located […]

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Stora Enso and Cordenka partner to develop bio-based carbon fiber materials

Stora Enso and Cordenka partner to develop bio-based carbon fiber materials

May 10, 2020 |

In Finland, Stora Enso and Cordenka signed a joint development agreement to develop precursors for bio-based carbon fiber. The co-development is driven by the need for high performance carbon fiber in transportation, construction and power generation. Stora Enso has been developing the technology for manufacturing carbon fiber from wood-based raw materials, i.e. dissolving pulp and […]

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