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Newsletter 6 | 2011

29.11.2011   Printing the future – VTT webinars presented the prospects In November 2011 VTT webcasted two webinars on the future prospects of printing industry value chain in Europe. It included three different roadmaps to renew and secure the...

Newsletter 5 | 2011

26.9.2011   Follow the demonstration of industrial feasibility of a biorefinery concept BIOCORE, a FP7 European project which begun in March 2010, is a 4 year program that aims to demonstrate the industrial feasibility of a biorefinery concept...

Newsletter 4 | 2011 printing edition

22.6.2011   Handheld sensors potential as performance indicators Process measurement and diagnostics are being increasingly used in papermaking. Measurements and analysis need to be quick and if possible, automatic. The efficiency of paper pro...

Newsletter 3 | 2011 packaging edition

5.5.2011   Novel biobarrier technologies successfully demonstrated in pilot scale The number of commercially available biobased and biodegradable barrier technologies is limited. VTT has successfully developed biobarrier technologies and demons...

Newsletter 2 | 2011

8.4.2011 More value from raw material by fractioning New value chains can be created by wood fractionation. Pine logs with three different growth rates were fractionated and pulped. Fractionation of chips was done using so called dense media fr...