Stora Enzo, IKEA, H&M and UNFCC invested €35 million for TreetoTextile’ s demonstration plant

Sigrid Barnekow CEO of TreetoTextile

The Finnish eco-friendly packaging company Stora Enso together with  Swedish fashion H&M Group, Inter IKEA Group, and LSCS have formed TreeToTextile.

They are constructing a €35 million demonstration plant in Sweden. TreeToTextile offers a new technology to produce biobased textile fibers with a low environmental footprint at an attractive cost level. It is a critical step in the process of making sustainable textile fibers available to all.

The project offers a new technology to enable a new sustainable man-made cellulosic textile fiber. With committed owners: Inter IKEA group, H&M Group, Stora Enso and entrepreneur Lars Stigsson, are united to make sustainable textile fibers available to all.

Sigrid Barnekow CEO of TreetoTextile says – We want to make sustainable fibers accessible to everyone, today is a niche market with too high prices. We have designed a process that will be able to function industrially and cost effectively. The ambition is to spread the technology globally.
Read more about this brandnew project here

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ScandAsia Journalist • Scandinavian Publishing Co., Ltd. • Bangkok Thailand

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