FPL’s Cutting-Edge Nano Work is Front-Page News

Chemical & Engineering News, published by the American Chemical Society, just ran a comprehensive cover story on nanocellulose titled Nano From the Forest. In the four-page feature, reporter Mitch Jacoby covers topics from fundamental research to commercialization efforts, and includes an excellent, short video of how nanocellulose is produced here at the Forest Products Laboratory (FPL).

Engineer Rick Reiner operates FPL's nanocellulose pilot plant.

Engineer Rick Reiner operates FPL’s nanocellulose pilot plant.

Many FPL projects were highlighted, including work on aerogels, flexible electronic screens, and solar cells, as were several fascinating projects by researchers around the world who are getting creative with this strong, lightweight, green material.

So read all about it! And enjoy!

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