Larox to supply vacuum belt filters to Chempolis demonstration plant
Larox, a supplier of solid/liquid separation solutions, will deliver two gas-tight Pannevis vacuum belt filters to Chempolis Biorefining Park, a third generation biorefining research and demonstration plant in Oulu, Finland. Chempolis Ltd. is a leading company in the development and delivery of environmentally sustainable biorefining technologies and production solutions for the industrial utilization of non-wood and non-food feedstocks.
Earlier in 2008, UPM and Chempolis Ltd. signed a licence agreement on the use of novel biorefining technology for the production of papermaking fibre and biochemicals. UPM is investigating the possibility of building an industrial biorefinery, utilizing agro residue in China.