Biocatalysis: An Industrial Perspective
CHAPTER 11: MetGen: Value from Wood – Enzymatic Solutions
Published:02 Nov 2017
Special Collection: 2017 ebook collectionSeries: Catalysis Series
Klara R. Birikh, Matti W. Heikkila, Alex Michine, Antoine Mialon, Toni Grönroos, Petri Ihalainen, Antti Varho, Veera Hämäläinen, Anu Suonpää, Sami-Pekka Rantanen, 2017. "MetGen: Value from Wood – Enzymatic Solutions", Biocatalysis: An Industrial Perspective, Gonzalo de Gonzalo, Pablo Domínguez de María
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MetGen is a Finnish SME specialising in the design, manufacturing and tailoring of industrial enzymes predominantly for pulp and paper (P&P) and biorefinery industries. In this chapter, the use of enzymes in wood related industrial applications is discussed. The chapter includes business and technical aspects of enzyme applications, industry specific challenges and solutions, and presents original experimental data from laboratory, pilot and industrial trials of some of MetGen enzymes.