Replacing fossil-raw materials
Climate neutral feedstock
Improved CO₂ footprint
Our product offering
Renewable functional fillers
We are building a state-of-the-art biorefinery in Leuna
Our wood-based biochemicals offer sustainable, competitive, high-quality solutions for various industries and applications. As our biochemicals can be fully integrated into existing production and recycling processes, they transform the entire chemicals value chain towards renewable circularity.
Facts and Figures
News and Stories
UPM and VAUDE showcase the future of fabrics at ISPO Munich 2023 with first ever fleece jacket made from wood-based polyester
UPM selects Dongsung Chemical as sole Korean distributor of its new bio-based MEG
Turning the challenge into an opportunity: The chemical sector as a key enabler to accelerate the sustainable transformation
UPM selects Brenntag as sole European distributor of its new bio-based MEG
Once operational, our new biorefinery in Leuna, Germany, will ramp up to turn wood into next-generation biochemicals producing sustainable glycols and lignin-based renewable functional fillers. After the groundbreaking in 2020, the construction of the UPM biorefinery is in full swing. We estimate the start-up by the end of 2024. Watch the progress here!