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Sappi approves construction of demonstration plant for Xylitol & Furfural production in line with strategic biorefinery plans
18 July 2018
Sappi announced today further progress in the development of its biorefinery capacity with the confirmation that it will construct a demonstration plant to further scale up its novel Xylex® technology for the production of Xylitol and Furfural.

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From a single pulp and paper mill producing paper from straw in 1938, Sappi has evolved into a global provider of dissolving wood pulp, packaging and specialty papers, and graphic papers, as well as biomaterials and biochemicals.

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