Press Release: Stora Enso’s Lignin Wins IChemE Innovative Product Award

storaenso logo detailLineoTM by Stora Enso, a lignin-based product launched by the renewable materials company earlier this year, has been awarded ‘Innovative Product Award 2018’ by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE).

Shortlisted alongside products from a range of companies including Dow and Johnson Matthey, the judges chose Stora Enso as the winner “for creating a new bio-based, sustainable material to replace fossil-fuels used in coatings and adhesives”. IChemE recognised LineoTM as a versatile solution made from lignin, one of the main building blocks of a tree.

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Press Release: Braskem Joins Europe’s Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC)

Braskem logoChemicals company Braskem announces it has joined European network Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) as a full member. 

BIC represents the private sector in the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a public-private partnership (PPP) with the EU worth €3.7 billion. By joining BIC, Braskem has become part of a wider network committed to bringing bio-based products to market. 

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Press Release: New Technology Advances Lead Anellotech to Announce Commercial Plant Engineering Plans

Anellotech LogoAnellotech demonstrates commercially-viable process economics during multi-month runs at its TCat-8® pilot facility and the company will begin planning for a new commercial plant with partners IFPEN and Axens

Sustainable technology company Anellotech confirms significant progress in its Bio-TCatTM technology development program and has begun planning for scale-up design and engineering of a commercial plant with its process development and design partner IFPEN and commercialization, engineering, and licensing partner Axens.

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Press Release: Stora Enso’s Lignin Wins ‘Best Product Innovation’ at the ICIS Innovation Awards

storaenso logo detailLineoTM by Stora Enso, launched earlier this year, has won ‘Best Product Innovation’ at the ICIS Innovation Awards 2018. ICIS, Independent Chemical Information Service, is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider. Stora Enso was shortlisted in its award category alongside other industry leaders. The judges recognised the impressive potential of Stora Enso’s versatile and renewable bio-based solution made from lignin, one of the main building blocks of a tree.

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Press Release: Jacobs Confirms Anellotech’s Bio-TCatTM Process Leads to Significant Carbon Emission Reductions Compared to Petro-based Aromatics

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Independent LCA review validates that Anellotech’s Bio-TCatTM technology significantly reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) in bio-based aromatics produced for plastics applications and biofuels blendstocks.

Sustainable technology company Anellotech announced that its pioneering Bio-TCatTM process, which produces bio-based aromatics from pine wood, has a CO2 emission reduction potential of 70% or more when compared to petroleum-derived equivalents. Jacobs’ analysis confirms that Bio-TCatTM is ideal for chemical producers and brand owners looking to meet sustainability goals for producing renewable polymers for consumer products or biofuels blended into transportation fuels.

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