New materials will be used in a wide range of products from plastic food packaging to medical and pipes.
Oji Holdings Corporation announces that Oji HD and ISHIZUKA GLASS Co., Ltd. have concluded a basic joint venture agreement on paper container-related business.
Södra and IKEA of Sweden are now partnering with Linnaeus University in a unique long-term and strategic investment in research and education to promote forestry and the forest industry.
The Lenzing Group and Duratex will build a 500,000 tons dissolving wood pulp plant in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The start-up is planned for the first half of 2022. In the joint venture, Lenzing holds a 51%, Duratex a 49% stake.
Domsjö Fabriker AB and Ecohelix AB have agreed to cooperate on establishing a demo scale plant for production of the hemicellulose copolymers developed and patented by Ecohelix.
The purpose of the project is to replace the plastic-based adhesives currently used in the nonwoven with OrganoClick biobased and biodegradable binders. During the project, binders will be adapted to the nonwoven used for various health and hygiene applications.