Overview, Properties and Opportunities for Nanocellulose



Sean Ireland - Manager, New Technologies and Market Ventures, Verso Paper Corp. The forest products industry has a unique opportunity that is unfolding: the production of renewable and sustainable nanomaterials for a broad range of applications.

Commercialization of this technology will preserve existing jobs, allowing our mature industry to remain competitive. Cellulose nanomaterials have unique properties and can be produced in large quantities. Applications include composites, batteries, super-capacitors, high-efficiency filters, reinforce polymers, bioplastics, coatings, sensors, flexible display, membranes and many other high-end products. This webinar will provide an overview of what cellulose nanomaterials are, how they are produced, and highlight their unique properties. Current applications will also be reviewed. Please join us to learn more about this exciting industry opportunity.

Paper Technology Foundation at Western Michigan University