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.

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Monica Normark new Head of the Biorefinery Technology at Sekab E-Technology

Jun 19, 2019

Monica Normark is the new acting Head of the Biorefinery Technology at clean tech company Sekab E-technology, as of June 2019. She has been with Sekab E-Technology for two years, working primarily with developing technology for large scale production of…

Finnish bioethanol project worth millions – Swedish SEKAB provides technology

Apr 23, 2019

In 2021, the biorefinery Nordfuel is planned to open in Northern Finland. The facility will produce bioethanol and biofuel from soft wood residues, an investment worth EURO 150 million. Swedish clean-tech company SEKAB E-Technology will provide the technology. “To successfully…

The technology to make bioplastics from softwood is here

Mar 28, 2019

Aviation fuel, ethanol or plastics – the technology to produce them from softwood residues is ready to be scaled up. At the World Bio Markets trade fair, clean-tech company SEKAB E-Technology present their technology Celluapp, using softwood residues to replace…

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.

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