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Posts Tagged ‘lignin’

Conversion of Biomass Resources to High Performance Bioproducts

Conversion of Biomass Resources to High Performance Bioproducts

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sets up a research community to supports RD&D efforts to develop advanced conversion technologies to produce biofuels, form lignin and lignocellulosic sugars, that can replace gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. Seeking inputs from academies, national... (Continue reading)

Engineered Softwood May Revolutionize Pulp, Paper and Biofuel industries

Engineered Softwood May Revolutionize Pulp, Paper and Biofuel industries

Altering the distinction between softwoods and hardwoods could create opportunities for the multi-billion dollar industries Scientists recently demonstrated the potential for softwoods to process more easily into pulp and paper if engineered to incorporate a key feature of hardwoods. The finding,... (Continue reading)

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Stora Enso acquires US-based biotechnology company

June 23, 2014 Stora Enso has acquired 100% of the shares of the US-based company Virdia, a leading developer of extraction and separation technologies for conversion of cellulosic biomass into highly refined sugars and lignin. The upfront debt-free transaction value is... (Continue reading)

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