Borregaard, based in Sarpsborg, Norway, is a global leader in the production of biobased chemicals from sustainable natural resources. Its biorefinery is one of the world’s most advanced and sustainable. It produces specialty wood derivatives like cellulose, lignin, vanillin, bioethanol, and cellulose fibrils from Norway Spruce trees.
In 2016, Borregaard constructed the world’s first commercial-scale production facility for micro-fibrillated cellulose (MFC). Exilva is a versatile and robust associative rheology modifier with unique film forming properties and robust compatibility with solvents across the pH spectrum.