Press Releases

Tomas Nilsson new CEO of SEKAB

Nov 03, 2015 08:36 EST SEKAB Tomas Nilsson had been appointed new CEO and President of chemical company SEKAB. His previous position was that of Production Manager at SCA Obbola AB.

Jun 25, 2015 08:20 EDT SEKAB Bio- and forest industry company UPM is starting a major project aimed at demonstrating processes for the production of green chemical products using forest raw materials. SEKAB, the Swedish chemicals company, is participating contributing its technology to convert forest product residues into sugars and lignin. The EU is investing EUR 13 million in the project.

Jun 11, 2015 11:00 EDT SEKAB ValChem (Value added chemical building blocks and lignin from wood) is an ambitious project combining the competences of forest, chemical and bio-technology industries to realise a sustainable and innovative integrated process from wood to end products.

Mar 28, 2015 00:31 EDT Invader Pest Managment Fred Willey, owner of Invader Pest Management in Glendale, AZ, recently certified by the Entomological Society of America Certification Corporation as an Associate Certified Entomologist.

Jun 24, 2014 04:38 EDT SEKAB Locally grown plastics is a newly established, unique partnership that includes the entire manufacturing chain for bio- based plastics – from the forest industry to packaging producers. The project is cooperation between SEKAB, Sveaskog, Holmen, Södra, Borealis, Trioplast, Tetra Pak and SP Processum. SP Processum is the main project sponsor for this partnership.

SEKAB recruits expert in biotechnology

Apr 14, 2014 08:00 EDT SEKAB SEKAB E-Technology has recruited Roberth Byström as its new expert on biotechnology. He will be working on the development and commercialisation of SEKAB’s technology platform CelluAPP®.

Good news for green chemistry in new EU industrial policy

Jan 23, 2014 08:03 EST SEKAB For the first time, access to bio-based raw materials is highlighted as a priority issue for industrial development in European Commission’s new communication. Since the high import duty on bio-ethanol is one of the biggest barriers to growth of bio-based chemistry in Europe, SEKAB welcomes this and looks forward to hearing what measures will be taken to improve the situation.

SEKAB recruits expert on biofuels

Jan 14, 2014 09:25 EST SEKAB SEKAB has hired Lena Nordgren as the company's new expert on renewable fuels. She will be working with SEKAB's ED95 biofuel for buses and lorries.

May 30, 2013 02:07 EDT SEKAB SEKAB, a leading player in the field of the ethanol based chemicals and biofuels, today announced a partner agreement with Wine & Agro LLP. According to the agreement, SEKAB will act as a sales agent for the marketing and sale of Russian high quality bioethanol in the European market.

SEKAB Welcomes SP’s Engagement in the Biorefinery Demo Plant

May 08, 2013 05:53 EDT SEKAB SEKAB E-Technology welcomes SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden’s (SP) engagement in the Biorefinery Demo Plant in Örnsköldsvik, previously known as the Ethanol Pilot. SP and SEKAB have signed an agreement, which ensures continued operations of the demonstration plant. SP is planning to expand the operation’s focus to the development of additional sustainable products.