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Increased value from biomass with Valmet processes and technologies

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Biorefining – increased value from biomass with Valmet processes and technologies.
How to enable global economical growth without putting sustainable future at risk?
Key drivers and challenges for the bioeconomy.
Biorefining offers opportunities across industry sectors.

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Increased value from biomass with Valmet processes and technologies

  1. 1. Increased value from biomass with Valmet processes and technologies Biorefining
  2. 2. Biorefining to us means the sustainable processing of biomass into marketable products such as pulp, paper, heat, power, heat, fuels, chemicals and materials. 2 04 February 2014
  3. 3. Biorefining – increased value from biomass with Metso processes and technologies The world is moving towards a bioeconomy Strong existing business and exciting new opportunities using biomass To new horizons with new biorefining technologies Creating more value out of biomass - customer cases Valmet has the experience, technology and vision 3 04 February 2014
  4. 4. The world is moving towards a bioeconomy
  5. 5. How to enable global economical growth without putting sustainable future at risk? Population growth Arable land Fresh water Dependance on fossils 5 Clean air Global warming Metals and minerals Waste 04 February 2014
  6. 6. Key drivers and challenges for the bioeconomy Call for new bio-based solutions attributable to – mandates and regulations – carbon trading and clean development initiatives – green marketing initiatives – market demand for replacing fossils Existing processes and new technologies open up markets for bio-based products Elements of success – sustainable sourcing and logistics – expertise of handling biomass Challenges – economical viability – sensitivity to changes in policies – competition for biomass 6 04 February 2014
  7. 7. Biorefining offers opportunities across industry sectors Building on strong existing businesses with opportunities for growth in – – – new products utilizing biomass new revenue streams from existing processes new ways of doing business, e.g. partnerships across the value chain Requirements for successful bio-based business – – – – 7 alignment with targets and mandates demand for green solutions energy and raw material efficiency environmental compliance 04 February 2014
  8. 8. Strong business and exciting new opportunities using biomass
  9. 9. What is biomass? Non-food biomass is the raw material base for Valmet’s solutions Wood Waste Biomass components of waste Agricultural residues • Straw • Palm kernel shell • Corn and cotton stover • Bagasse 9 04 February 2014 Recycled paper • Old corrugated containers • Round wood • Office waste • Chips • Newspaper • Saw dust • Bark • Forest Energy residues crops • Short rotation coppice • Switchgrass • Algae
  10. 10. Our technologies convert biomass into recyclable products and renewable energy Energy & fuels • Electricity, heat • Gaseous and liquid fuels • Solid fuels Biomass 10 04 February 2014 Pulp & paper • Pulp • Paper, board, tissue Chemicals & materials • Monomers and polymers • Composites • Fine and specialty chemicals
  11. 11. We are committed to biorefining Non-food biomass is the raw material base for our solutions We work as one to be number one in biorefining technologies Our technologies cover industry solutions for pulp, paper, heat, power, fuels, materials and chemicals Our offering extends over the entire life cycle of the process, including new installations, rebuilds, services, automation and in-depth expertise 11 04 February 2014 Pulp Paper Energy Biomass Chemicals Fuels Materials
  12. 12. To new horizons with biorefining technologies
  13. 13. New technologies facilitate transfer from fossil fuels to utilization of sorted waste Firing in a gas boiler Atmospheric gasification Hot gas filtering Waste Co-firing in PC boilers Atmospheric gasification 13 04 February 2014 Hot gas filtering
  14. 14. New technologies introduce alternative renewable fuels to transportation sector Firing in a gas boiler Atmospheric gasification Biomass Co-firing in HFO 1) boilers Fast pyrolysis Bio-oil 1) Heavy fuel oil 14 04 February 2014
  15. 15. New technologies facilitate transfer from fossil fuels to biomass in co-firing SNG1), Biofuel components Gasification Fuel Synthesis Biomass Biofuel components Pre-hydrolysis Enzymatic hydrolysis fermentation Distillation 1) Synthetic Natural Gas 15 04 February 2014
  16. 16. New grades and properties improve the competitiveness of paper, board and tissue Pulping process Paper making process Structuring technologies New paper grades New tissue grades Lightweight cartonboard Lightweighting technologies Surface treatment technologies 16 04 February 2014 Lightweight container board New special paper grades
  17. 17. New technologies facilitate transfer from fossil fuels to biomass in co-firing Black liquor Increased recovery boiler capacity Reduced fossil fuel consumption Lignin extraction (LignoBoost) Paper and board coating and filler materials Pulping process Paper uses Construction materials, composites, coatings, functional surfaces, packaging materials, etc. Multiple Mechanical Nano- and microtreatment fibrillated cellulose other uses 17 04 February 2014
  18. 18. Advanced technologies will enable the production of sustainable chemicals Platform chemicals Renewable materials Biomass Strong acid hydrolysis Separation Sulphur-free lignin Resins, adhesives, flame retardants,,, carbon fibers fuel 18 04 February 2014
  19. 19. Research & Development Dedicated to biotech innovations
  20. 20. R&D: Helping combat the energy industry’s ongoing challenges • The challenge to develop renewable energy sources • The challenge to combat climate change • The challenge to reduce waste 04 February 2014

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