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    Author(s): Tom Belin; Craig Brown; Erick Connor; Jim Frederick; Peter Ince; Ryan Katofsky; Gerard Closset
    Date: 2008
    Source: Paper 360. Vol. 3, nos. 6/7 (June/July 2008): pages 24-28.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Part 1 of this two-part article (published in the April 2008 issue of Paper360°) focused on the technology, operating and investment options for adding biorefinery capacity to existing pulp and paper mills in the U.S. Part 2 examines the finan­cial case for adding such capacity. This two-part analysis of the most feasible and effective routes for the pulp and paper and forest products industry to add energy, biofuels and bio­based chemicals to their existing product streams was conducted by the American Forest & Paper Association’s Agenda 2020 Technology Alliance. A full, detailed presentation of this analysis will take place during the special bridge session linking TAPPI’s 2008 Engineering, Pulping and Environ­mental Conference with its 2008 International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference being con­ducted as back-to-back events at the same venue in Portland, OR, Aug. 24-27 and Aug. 27-29, respectively.

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    Belin, Tom; Brown, Craig; Connor, Erick; Frederick, Jim; Ince, Peter; Katofsky, Ryan; Closset, Gerard. 2008. Adding biofuel/bioproduct capacity to existing U.S. mills. Part 2, The business case : Agenda 2020 analysis explores financial issues. Paper 360. Vol. 3, nos. 6/7 (June/July 2008): pages 24-28.


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