Five years at the forefront of biofuel development

The Lappeenranta Biorefinery uses wood-based residual raw material, crude tall oil, to produce unique renewable materials that decrease emissions and mitigate climate change.

Driving cleaner traffic

The fuels and chemicals of the future are already here. We produce renewable diesel and naphtha. Made in Finland.

Five years at the forefront of biofuel development

The Lappeenranta Biorefinery uses wood-based residual raw material, crude tall oil, to produce unique renewable materials that decrease emissions and mitigate climate change.

What makes our biofuels so sustainable?

UPM Biofuels produces renewable and sustainable products for the transport and petrochemical industries. We offer our customers ways to replace fossil raw materials and reduce their carbon footprint.

 

Saves fossil resources

Supports the circular economy

Drop-in biofuel and biofeed

 

Lowers GHG emissions

Unique sustainability certifications

Origin in sustainable forestry

No direct or indirect land use change

 

Products

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Traffic fuels

UPM BioVerno diesel and UPM BioVerno naphtha are both renewable and sustainable alternatives to fossil-based transport fuels.
 

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Chemicals

Renewable UPM BioVerno naphtha, turpentine and pitch are wood-based alternatives to petrochemicals.
 

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Latest news

UPM recognised as UN Global Compact LEAD Participant for its sustainability work Investor news 09/21/2020 11:00:00

UPM recognised as UN Global Compact LEAD Participant for its sustainability work

UPM has been again recognised as a UN Global Compact LEAD participant for its strong commitment to responsible business. UPM has had the LEAD participant status since 2016 and is the only forest industry representative and also the only Finnish...

Liisa Ranta appointed Senior Manager, Sustainability and Market Development in UPM Biofuels Local news 08/07/2020 11:00:00

Liisa Ranta appointed Senior Manager, Sustainability and Market Development in UPM Biofuels

Liisa Ranta has been appointed Senior Manager, Sustainability and Market Development, in UPM Biofuels business, as of 1 July 2020. Liisa will be a member of Biofuels management team and team leader of Sustainability team, and she will report to Pa...

UPM Raflatac partners with Vellamo for bottled water industry’s first and only wood-based clear plastic label material Press Release 06/23/2020 11:00:00

UPM Raflatac partners with Vellamo for bottled water industry’s first and only wood-based clear plastic label material

UPM Raflatac is partnering with Vellamo, Finland’s award-winning natural mineral water for a truly innovative sustainable label. Vellamo’s bottles feature UPM Raflatac Forest Film PP TM , the world’s first and only wood-based polypropylene plastic...

UPM Raflatac expands Forest Film product range with the industry’s first wood-based polyethylene label film Press Release 05/25/2020 11:00:00

UPM Raflatac expands Forest Film product range with the industry’s first wood-based polyethylene label film

UPM Raflatac launches UPM Raflatac Forest Film PE™ to complement its range of sustainable film labeling solutions. The new PE film label takes UPM Raflatac forward in its quest for a smarter future beyond fossils, decreasing the use of fossil-base...

 
 

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