In Domsjö near Örnsköldsvik, in the midst of the northern forests, lies the cradle of the Swedish chemical industry

SEKAB is one of sweden’s largest cleantech companies and is among europe’s leaders in the field of ethanol and biorefinery technology.

Press Releases

SEKAB’s Ylwa Alwarsdotter on international bioeconomy list for the third time

Mar 14, 2019

For the third year running, SEKAB’s Ylwa Alwarsdotter is celebrated for her work in developing the bioeconomy. It is the international magazine Il Bioeconomista that on Women’s Day every year, lists the industry’s most prominent women. “I feel very privileged…

SEKAB launches sustainable basic chemical – a step towards a fossil free chemical industry

Mar 12, 2019

Swedish chemical company SEKAB launches the fully sustainable basic chemical acetaldehyde, used in everything from food and nappies, to paint and plastics. As a result, SEKAB is the only company in Europe able to produce renewable acetaldehyde for the chemical…

SEKAB’s Ylwa Alwarsdotter acknowledged by international magazine Il Bioeconomista

Mar 12, 2018

On International Women’s Day, the international web magazine Il Bioeconomista, acknowledges the women who have contributed most to the evolution of the bioeconomy. For the second consecutive year Ylwa Alwarsdotter from Swedish biofuels company SEKAB is one of the twelve…

SEKAB hires development engineer

Jul 10, 2017

Adnan Cavka has been employed as a development engineer and project manager at SEKAB E-Technology. He has most recently been employed at Stellenbosch University in South Africa, where he worked as a researcher at the Department of Microbiology.

The ValChem project now starts to deliver sugar

Feb 13, 2017

The ValChem project, in which chemical and technology company SEKAB participates as one of four players, has now delivered the first larger quantities of sugar solution. The project develops and demonstrates how green chemical products can be produced using raw material from the forest.

Tomas Nilsson new CEO of SEKAB

Nov 03, 2015

Tomas Nilsson had been appointed new CEO and President of chemical company SEKAB. His previous position was that of Production Manager at SCA Obbola AB.

UPM and SEKAB in cooperation for forestry-based chemicals

Jun 25, 2015

Bio- and forest industry company UPM is starting a major project aimed at demonstrating processes for the production of green chemical products using forest raw materials. SEKAB, the Swedish chemicals company, is participating contributing its technology to convert forest product residues into sugars and lignin. The EU is investing EUR 13 million in the project.

UPM’s ValChem project receives significant EU funding to demonstrate wood to chemicals value chain

Jun 11, 2015

UPM’s ValChem project has received EUR 13.1 million funding from the European Union. The project will be done in cooperation with Sekab, METabolic EXplorer and Technische Universität Darmstadt. The total budget of the project is around EUR 18.5 million.

Locally grown plastics – is it possible?

Jun 24, 2014

Locally grown plastics is a newly established, unique partnership that includes the entire manufacturing chain for bio- based plastics – from the forest industry to packaging producers. The project is cooperation between SEKAB, Sveaskog, Holmen, Södra, Borealis, Trioplast, Tetra Pak and SP Processum. SP Processum is the main project sponsor for this partnership.

SEKAB recruits expert in biotechnology

Apr 14, 2014

SEKAB E-Technology has recruited Roberth Byström as its new expert on biotechnology. He will be working on the development and commercialisation of SEKAB’s technology platform CelluAPP®.

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