10 - 14 May
Valorization of forest by-products
We offer wood in beautiful appearance and different shades, depending on intensity of its heat treatment. It is more resistant to pathogen attack and more dimensionally ...
Our tannins are obtained from radiata pine bark, an abundant by-product in Chilean sawmills. We have developed a very effective proprietary extraction process, which ...
We know how to value sawdust, a waste product generated on a massive scale by our wood-processing industry. Our new pellet contains as much as 80% sawdust. It can ...
Wood-based panels, as well as many cardboard and paper products, require paraffin wax emulsions to increase their hydrophobicity and water tolerance. Our hydrophobic ...
Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens are planted extensively in Chile and their bark has no major use. We know how to take advantage of its fibers and transform ...
We developed a new generation of nanocellulose, which can be dispersed easily in different media, such as, urea-formaldehyde adhesives. This saves up to 20% urea formaldehyde with 1% of nanocellulose
We know how to add value to forest industry’s by-products. We have developed innovative solutions to give new uses to sawdust, bark, wood cuttings and even residual ...
Fast and easy to produce
From nature to your home
Wood that flows
Made from post-consumer plastics
A new application for eucalyptus bark
Less adhesive in your panels
The Technological Development Unit (UDT) of Universidad de Concepción (UdeC) is an institution devoted to science, technology and innovation in the field of bioeconomy. Since it was founded in 1996, it has been closely aligned with companies from different industrial sectors in order to design projects, develop technological solutions and transfer R&D+i results.
UDT is one of sixteen research centers of national excellence recognized by CONICYT. On this basis, it receives a substantial and long-term funding in order to contribute to the economic development of Chile. This is achieved by improving the quality of research focusing on thematic areas of strategic importance for national development, the formation of advanced human capital, application and transfer of results to the public and private sectors, and participation in international cooperative research networks.
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