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The world’s first commercial production facility for Microfibrillated cellulose

Borregaard has constructed the world’s first commercial-scale production facility for Exilva microfibrillated cellulose (MFC). The plant is operated since Q3 2016, and have a capacity of 10.000 metric tonnes of 10% paste (1000 metric tonnes dry).

The factory is located at Borregaard’s production facility in Sarpsborg, Norway, and uses Norwegian spruce as the raw material. The proprietary process technology has been developed by Borregaard over the last 10 years and is vital to achieving Exilva’s high performance.

Borregaard currently also operates a demonstration plant with a capacity of 1.000 tons 10% paste.