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1 Welcome to the World s most advanced biorefinery! Majvi Brandbu Business Development Manager

2 Global presence Borregaard 2011 Turnover: NOK 4 bill employees in 20 countries Main office Sales office Production

3 The Sarpsborg operations Complex facility with high level of integration 20 plants R&D centre Group/Divisions HQ 770 employees 610 employees in operations 160 employees in Group/ Divisions HQ, R&D, S&M Turnover: 3 billion NOK

4 Biorefinery - Business model Borregaard s biochemicals are sustainable and environmentally friendly substitutes to petrochemicals Borregaard is the global leader in bio based chemicals. Strong innovation efforts increase the value added to our customers.

5 Wood based chemicals in an integrated concept Cellulose Lignin Vanillin Ethanol Construction materials Concrete additives Food Car care Cosmetics Animal feed Perfumes Paint/ varnish Food Dyestuff Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceutical industry Tablets Batteries Bio Fuel Textiles Briquetting Filters Mining Paint / varnish

6 Wood based chemicals in an integrated concept 100% renewable energy expected by 2013

7 From paper mill to biorefinery

8 Borregaard products in daily life Bio fuel Construction products Pharmaceuticals Food Flavour Car batteries, tyres, care products Animal feed Dust control Paint Textiles, spectacle frames Soil conditioner, fertilizers

9 Borregaard Organisation BORREGAARD SPECIALTY CHEMICALS INGREDIENTS & PHARMA ENERGY BORREGAARD LIGNOTECH BORREGAARD CHEMCELL BORREGAARD SYNTHESIS BORREGAARD INGREDIENTS BORREGAARD ENERGY

10 Market leader in global niche markets Product Portfolio Sales distribution Specialty Cellulose Leading supplier within global niches Strong positions in Europe and globally aawithin selected applications Lignin #1 and only global supplier of lignin-based products Unique technical and application expertise Fine Chemicals / Pharma Leading supplier of x-ray contrast media intermediates Supplier of intermediates /APIs to major pharmaceutical companies Ingredients Other Leading supplier of vanilla flavour Unique Omega-3 nutritional oils Bio Ethanol Energy Basic Chemicals 25 % 50 % 23 % 2 % Americas Other Europe Asia

11 Oil or biomass green or black carbon? BIO BASED CARBON FOSSILE BASED CARBON Sustainable chemicals, materials, ingredients, biofuel

12 Green business? The value chain should tell the story Raw Material Processes Products Natural Renewable Non toxic Reduced emissions Energy conservation/renewable energy High raw material utilisation Risk management High performance Substitutes oil based products

13 Significant environmental investments: NOK 2 billion during the last 20 years G W h From 2010: Borregaard Sarpsborg s thermal energy baseload is covered by renewable sources and waste - s t e a m The boiler house serves as a backup and covers remaining need for thermal energy New top load plant will replace our remaining oil use from 2013 Bio/recycling/waste Oil Reduced energy costs and greener products

14 Life Cycle Analysis From Cradle to Gate Borregaard products Compared to Scale Cellulose Cellulose from cotton + Bioethanol Ethanol from ethylene Bio ethanol from sugar cane Lignin Superplasticizer + BioVanillin Vanillin from guaiacol Comparative oil based products gives substantially higher emissions of greenhouse gasses

15 Organisation for Innovation Innovation involving the whole organisation Top management focus Innovation Management Teams New cellulose based materials More than 25% of Borregaard s revenues from new products R&D Centre with 60 employees, 25 PhD s R&D spending close to NOK 100 million/year Environmentally friendly products to the agro sector Patent application for new process for 2G bioethanol Development of new processes within EHS Utilisation of new biobased raw materials

16 Existing routes: Wood to bioplastics

17 Bio-Thermoplastics from Hydrolysis Lignins Background Lignopol was Borregaard project. Stopped, no success. Thermoplastic based on Kraft lignin. Forms plastics with acceptable mechanical properties which can be extruded and injection molded. Test production of injection molded steering wheels for major car producer and many more possible parts. Smell and colour limiting potential markets, became the end of the project LignoPol, Borregaard

18 Recipe 100% biomass based To be processed in existing equipment for plastics

19 Funding EuroBioRef Borregaard granted EUR 3.0 mill funding ( ) BALI pretreatment & enzymatic hydrolysis Suprabio Borregaard granted EUR 1.1 mill funding ( ) Microfibrillar cellulose Biomass2Products B2P Borregaard granted 2,3 mill EUR from the Norwegian Research Council ( ) BALI PILOT Borregaard granted EUR 7,25 mill from Innovation Norway ( ) Covering 45% ov investment cost in pilot plant for biomass pretreatment, enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation Acknowledgement The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/ ) under grant agreement n EuroBioRef. Acknowledgement The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/ ) under grant agreement n SupraBio. BALI PILOT Acknowledgement The research leading to these results has received funding from the Norwegian Research Council, the BIA programme, proj. no

20 Nanocellulose Product Characteristics Standard Fibers De-fibrillation Nanocellulose High Shear Processing Length: 2-3 mm Width : μm Aspect ratio: 150 Small surface area Nanocellulose Unique properties Controlled de-fibrillation High aspect ratio Very large surface area Length: up to 100 μm Width : nm Aspect ratio: Large surface area 2% in water

21 Biorefinery value-proposition/choose your targets High High Biomaterials/ -Chemicals Price BIOREFINERY Technology pathways - Flavours - Monomers - Plastics - Pharmaceuticals - Proteins - Fine chemicals -Specialty chemicals Biofuels - Bioethanol - Biodiesel - Biogas Value added Bioenergy - Heat/Power - Biooils - Pellets Low Low

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