Gamechanger for the paper-industry?
“If this takes off, it will turn the paper- and cardboard-industry on its head”. Heiner Grussenmeyer, Director R&D at Stora Enso Germany, is talking about Deep Eutectic Solvents (DES), organic solvents which extract cellulose and lignite out of pulp-fraction in a mild fashion.
Stora Enso is one of the eighteen international industrial partners from the paper- and cardboard-industry participating in Provides. This project, coordinated by ISPT, will research different aspects of the use of DES-solvents in the coming three years.
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