Sappi and Borregaard celebrate 20 years of biorefinery investment

LignoTech South Africa (LignoTech) is an equal partnership joint venture between Sappi Southern Africa Limited (“Sappi”) and Borregaard AS of Norway (“Borregaard”). The lignin extraction plant in Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal, was first commissioned in December 1998 and officially opened in 1999. The plant at LignoTech was designed to generate revenue from a previously unused component of…