UPM (Helsinki, Finland), a pulp and paper conglomerate, offered a new product for composites: UPM ForMi is a cellulose fiber-reinforced polypropylene for sustainable injection molding applications. The recycled cellulose fibers come from the company’s other business endeavors, which include ProFi wood/plastic composites for decking. The ForMi material is recyclable, odorless and available in granular form and customizable colors.
Editor PickJEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.