In Örnsköldsvik, in the midst of the northern forests, close to the Baltic Sea, lies the cradle of the Swedish chemical industry. This is where SEKAB has its roots. SEKAB is a Swedish Chemical and Clean-Tech Company Group. We process ethanol into Chemicals and Biofuels, we develop Biorefinery Technology for new sustainable product options based on lignocellulose raw materials. SEKAB has extensive experience, of manufacturing, processing and marketing of ethanol and basic chemicals for the chemical industry.
One of the companies in the SEKAB Group, SEKAB E-Technology AB, focuses on development of technology to convert cellulose to sugars, ethanol and other biobased materials. SEKAB E-Technology operates the GMM certified Biorefinery Demo Plant, in Örnsköldsvik. The company has developed certain know-how, patents, processes and proprietary technologies for the production of fermentable sugars, lignin and ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass, which can be licensed for commercial scale production. The processes and technologies are commercialized through the technology platform called CelluAPP®.