Hydrofoberingsmedel ur björkbark

Professor Bjarne Holmbom from the Åbo Academy University visited us on August 29 and gave an inspiring lecture on hydrophobic agents from birch bark. He visited us in connection with the fact that our licensee Tove Joelssons had a supervisor meeting with a workshop. Many thanks for sharing your research on the potential uses of birch bark.

WWSC Academy summer school 2019 visited us

WWSC Academy, Summer School 2, 2019 visited us. They received a compelling introductory lecture by Stefan Svensson in the Blueskällaren, Bruxgården and gave a number of lectures in the area. They consist of 50 doctoral students and eight professors who visit Umeå and Örnsköldsvik and its surroundings for a week. Most of the time they stay outside at the conference facility Solbacken, Dekarsön, in the archipelago of Örnsköldsvik.

Time to sign up for test comparison for PFI mill Softwood

Now it's time to sign up for a test comparison for the Softwood PFI Mill. The deadline for registration is 26/9 and lots will be sent out in early October. The test comparison is open to everyone.

Test comparisons for ISO Brightess, time to sign up!

Now it's time to sign up for mass comparison test, ISO Brightess. The deadline for registration is 26/9 and lots will be sent out in early October. The test comparison is open to everyone.

Raw material analysis for the determination of carbohydrates, lignin and ash substances

August 15th we had the opportunity to listen to the presentation of the thesis entitled "Raw material analysis for the determination of carbohydrates, lignin and ash substances". Thanks Sandra Bergqvist for a nice presentation and a magnificent thesis work!

New possibilities to optimize the sulfite process

Raghu Deshpande has in his PhD and postdoc works shown research results which open new opportunities to optimize the sulfite process. The results of seven years research were recently presented under the headlines “Sodium sulfite pulping of softwoods” and “Lignin-carbohydrate complexes studies during dissolving pulps production” at MoRe Research.

CNC experts gathered in Örnsköldsvik for workshop and pilot visit.

May 21 RISE Processum hosted a CNC Workshop arranged together with More Research. CNC pilot co-owners Holmen and Israeli start-up company Melodea also participated together with leading experts and stakeholders from industry, institutes and academia.