Wood-based binders

Different binders are widely used in for example gluing in wood products or enhancing the surface properties of paperboards. Many of these currently utilized binders are polymers made out of fossil raw materials.

Many of these currently utilized binders are polymers made out of fossil raw materials. To reinforce the sustainability approaches, industry is looking for bio-based alternatives which even have improved properties compared to existing fossil-based binders. Taking into account the industry leadership and strong know-how for forest-based raw materials, wood-based binders will especially be in focus.

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