UPM Formi biocomposite has high performance qualities with lower carbon footprint than fossil-based materials. The biocomposite combines mouldability of plastics and strength and sustainability of wood. Compared with traditional oil-based plastic, it reduces the product’s carbon emission by -50 %. It is a cost- and resource-efficient alternative for reducing the environmental impact of products.
The best characteristics of UPM Formi biocomposite
Uniquely sustainability certified material
Up to 100 % lower carbon footprint than fossil-based materials
By using biocomposite you preserve nature
Biomaterial based on renewable resources
100 % recyclable
Fibres from sustainable forestry
The environmentally sound UPM Formi EcoAce is a drop-in solution: it can smoothly replace fossil-based solutions as it is identical in quality and performance to non-renewable alternatives. The biocomposite is almost 100% based on renewable resources, followed by ISCC certified mass balance principle.
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Innovative, international and with a focus on sustainability – nominees for Greenhouse Best Performance appointed at Stockholm Furniture Fair
Furniture designer Malin Fleen (Fleen Design) was nominated with Best Performance award for her climate friendly, 3D printed chairs of biobased UPM Formi.