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.
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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 % recycling ready
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.
Does the sustainable future of boat building fascinate and interest you? Utilizing biocomposite material and large scale 3D printing a pilot mould is designed and built in collaboration with Parexo, RISE and UPM.