Discover renewable wood-fibre biocomposites by Stora Enso

Nexeo Plastics and Stora Enso, a leading global provider of innovative solutions based on renewable materials, have recently partnered to distribute Stora Enso's renewable Biocomposites throughout Europe*.

(*) Portugal and the Galicia area in Spain are not included.

Biocomposites granules (wood-fibre biocomposite) offer the moldability of plastics, the strength and sustainability of wood, and result in a reduced CO2 footprint by up to 80%. Wood-fibre biocomposite granules can be used in traditional plastic converting processes such as injection molding or 3D-printing, and can be a potential fit for many applications across various industries, replacing a variety of plastic compositions while maintaining high quality and competitive pricing.

An eco-friendly alternative to conventional plastics

Wood Plastics Composites are a family of products consisting of a blend of wood fibers and polymers, which can be fossil, bio-based or recycled, providing an eco-friendly alternative to conventional plastics, while improving sustainability performance and reducing carbon footprint. Depending on the product grade, Wood Plastics Composites contain 30-50% FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified wood fibers and is available with bio-based polymers.

Priced similar to polypropylene and polystyrene, Biocomposites can be used as renewable alternatives to fossil-based plastics in numerous applications including furniture, storage, consumer goods, food contact plastic, and industrial components.

Biocomposites Key Benefits:

  • Good performance
  • Durability
  • Sustainability
  • Capability to replace fossil-based plastics
  • Design flexibility
  • Up to 50% weight reduction

Biocomposites Typical Applications:

  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • Pallets
  • Hangers
  • Components
  • Toys
  • Beauty and hygiene products
  • Mugs
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Automotive interior parts
  • Panels

To learn more, request a quote or a sample, contact our team today.

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