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Weyerhaeuser and Lignol to partner on biorefining

Weyerhaeuser and Lignol Energy Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding for commercial cellulose fibre...


November 19, 2008
By Pulp & Paper Canada

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Weyerhaeuser and Lignol Energy Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding for commercial cellulose fibre and biochemical applications, a report by Biomass Magazine said.

 

The ageement focuses on the exploration of applications such as industrial adhesive or carbon fibre production that would use the cellulose fibre and lignin produced in Lignol’s biorefining process.

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According to Biomass Magazine, Weyerhaeuser feedstocks are being tested at Lignol’s pilot-scale plant in Burnaby, BC, to assess whether or not the construction of a commercial-scale biorefinery at a Weyerhaeuser mill site is a viable venture.