HELSINKI, March 21, 2014 (Press Release) - The Biofore Concept Car, a joint production of UPM and the Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, celebrates the International Day of Forests on Friday 21 March at the UN's Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The car is a prime example of innovative use of renewable biomaterials that originate from responsibly managed forests. As such, the car is a perfect match with the day's theme which focuses on innovative forest fibres, and their contribution to a greener economy.Read more
STOCKHOLM, March 18, 2014 (Press Release) -Declining demand for printing paper, together with a promising future for new climate friendly products, drive a reconstruction of the paper industry. The report, Innventia Global Outlook Papermaking Towards the Future, presents the most important trends and driving forces for tomorrow's papermaking industry.Read more
HELSINKI, Feb. 27, 2014 (Press Release) -The first fleet tests of UPM's renewable diesel proved that UPM BioVerno works in cars just as well as any regular diesel. The fleet tests were conducted by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. They were started in May last year and ran until early 2014.Read more
Metsä Fibre’s Joutseno mill in Finland started up the world’s largest single polysulfide cooking line. The technology for the preparation of polysulfide cooking liquor, and the digester modifications to take advantage of it, were delivered by Andritz.
According to Metsä Fibre’s vice president and Joutseno mill manager Risto Joronen, who was also the project director for this development with Andritz, the use of polysulfide cooking liquor enables his mill to improve pulp qualities that offer a real benefit to papermakers.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 13, 2013 (Press Release) - The Biofore concept car, a joint production by UPM and Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, is to premiere at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show, March 6-16, 2014. The unique concept car is designed to be a futuristic, street-legal vehicle which demonstrates the use of renewable biomaterials in the automotive industry.Read more
COMBINED LOCKS, WI, Oct. 9, 2013 (Press Release) - Appleton Coated has added Green-e® certified Green Power as an option to its line of Coated One Side (C1S) papers.
Manufactured at the Combined Locks, Wisconsin mill, this new addition further emphasizes Appleton Coated's commitment to the category and its dedication to sustainable paper options.Read more