Performance BioFilaments Inc
Performance BioFilaments Inc (PBI), a joint venture between Mercer International and Resolute Forest Products, is focused on the commercialization of cellulose filaments (CF). Cellulose filaments, also known as nano-fibrillated cellulose (NFC), are a class of recently-developed materials derived from wood pulp, consisting of very long, thin cellulosic strands. Performance BioFilaments is focused on application development of cellulose filaments in high value composite materials and chemical rheology modifiers. The company is evaluating manufacturing opportunities in Canada for commercial production of CF.