Through the renewing of the bio and forest industries, UPM is building a sustainable future across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Paper ENA and UPM Plywood. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. We serve our customers worldwide. The group employs around 19,300 people and its annual sales are approximately EUR 10 billion. UPM shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
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UPM biorefinery under construction in Leuna, Germany
After the groundbreaking in 2020, the construction of the UPM biorefinery is in full swing. We estimate the technical start-up by the end of 2023.
UPM’s growth plans in biofuels progress to the next stage
The potential biorefinery would have an annual capacity of 500,000 tonnes of high-quality renewable fuels including sustainable jet fuel. The products would significantly reduce carbon footprint i...
UPM invests in next generation biochemicals to drive a switch from fossil raw materials to sustainable solutions
UPM enters the biochemicals business by investing in a biorefinery at Leuna, Germany. The biorefinery will produce a range of 100% wood-based biochemicals which enable a switch from fossil raw mate...
UPM moves forward in sustainable biochemicals business
The new-to-the-world biorefinery would combine novel technologies and utilize sustainable wood raw material in an innovative way. This opportunity is the outcome of more than five years of extensiv...
Foundation stone for UPM's wood-based renewable diesel biorefinery laid in Lappeenranta
The EUR 150 million investment to Lappeenranta is UPM’s spearhead project and the first step on our way to becoming a significant producer of advanced second generation biofuels.