West Fraser’s Amallin lignin is recovered from our pulp manufacturing operations using proprietary technology.  It is a natural, renewable green alternative for fossil fuel-based compounds and the starting point for next generation innovations in renewable chemicals.

Choosing a sustainably produced biopolymer from certified sustainable fibre supply not only provides opportunities to transition away from fossil fuels, it also reduces downstream process CO2 output and in many cases, shows significant cost and energy savings over traditional chemical formulations.

Consistently meeting demanding specifications, Amallin is an economic, adaptable product and a reproducible chemical alternative source for a wide range of applications. Amallin lignin is a natural phenolic suitable for the selective replacement of fossil-fuel based polyols used in adhesives, polyurethane foams, advanced composites, surfactants and dispersants.

Amallin is a high-quality, superior performance product.


Potential Applications

  • Well-defined chemistry and
    physical properties (particle
    size, reactivity, solubility)
  • Low odor, low ash content,
    low sulphur content
  • Lignins with hydrophillic/
    hydrophobic properties
  • Consistent production method,
    reproducible chemistry
  • Suitable for functionalisation
  • High carbon content, no heavy
  • Can eliminate the need for
    organic solvents
  • Sourced from Certified
    Sustainably Managed Forests
  • Adhesives
  • Polyols
  • Thermoplastics
  • Resins
  • Composite materials
  • Dispersants and binders
  • Surfactants
  • Carbon fibre
  • Fine chemicals





Download the West Fraser lignin information sheet

Contact us to explore what Amallin can offer and how we can help you. For more information or to access samples, e-mail