UPM Formi

The best characteristics of fibres and plastic


UPM Formi 3D printing products combine the best characteristics of cellulose fibres and native PLA plastic for additive manufacturing. Light colours, a natural touch, fine details and good processability are all achieved with UPM Formi 3D.



UPM Formi 3D product features


UPM Formi 3D granules are easy to process in extrusion due to good melt strength and dimensional stability. UPM Formi 3D can be blended with native PLA plastic.


Large scale additive manufacturing

Optimal for large scale additive manufacturing  due to controlled molten stage properties and improved first layer adhesion.

UPM Formi 3D grades are safe and easy to print in open athmosphere.


Light colors with matte surface texture due to pure lignin free cellulose fibers make UPM Formi 3D ideal material for architecture concept models.

Typical end user applications

  • Large scale industrial 3D printing
  • Casting molds
  • Concept models for architecture
  • Ideal for models requiring aesthetic details
  • Prototypes for consumer products
  • Handcrafting
  • Education

Wood like post processing

Wood like post processing with matte surface texture makes UPM Formi 3D ideal material
when any further processing needs e.g.

  • Industrial Design
  • Design
  • Architecture
  • Casting molds
  • Handcrafting


Natural touch and light colors


Certified and safe

UPM Formi 3D is a user-friendly material for home, office and education environment.

UPM Formi is available with PEFC™ certification. End products manufactured from certified raw materials can also obtain these certifications. The certification can be used for the marketing purposes and it is a proof of the importance of ecological values for the brand.


More details




UPM Formi 3D granules are sold with:

  1. Normal UPM Formi granules sales agreement
  2. Partnership agreement with UPM including the following:
    • Sales agreement
    • Technical support
    • Support in product development
    • Co-branding marketing material and visibility

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