The plant was opened in 2016, and have a yearly capacity of 10.000 metric tons of 10% paste (V-grade) / 50.000 metric tons of 2% suspension (L-grade), both corresponding to 1.000 metric tons dry. Learn more about the Exilva characteristics here. Exilva is by that the first commercial-scale available MFC product in the world.
The factory is located at Borregaard’s production facility in Sarpsborg, Norway, and uses Norway Spruce as the raw material. The proprietary process technology has been developed by Borregaard since 2005 and is vital to achieving Exilva’s high performance.