FiloCell, The Next-Generation Biomaterial

Cellulose Filaments

Cellulose filaments’ unique properties make them an exceptional reinforcing agent that optimizes the properties of a variety of products and improves their strength, stability, flexibility, and resistance, and to make them lighter.

FiloCellTM is the registered trademark for the cellulose filaments produced and commercialized by Kruger Biomaterials, a Kruger Inc. subsidiary.


Demonstration Plant

This revolutionary biomaterial is made at the world’s first cellulose filament (CF) demonstration plant at Kruger’s Trois‐Rivières Mill.

The plant, commissioned in June 2014, has a 5-tonne/day production line.

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Latest News

FiloCell at the National Forest Innovation Summit

On July 8 and 9, 2015, Kruger was among the participants at the 2015 National Forest Innovation Summit held in Kenora, Ontario. On this occasion, Mr. Daniel Archambault, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kruger’s Industrial Products Division, joined a discussion panel on... Read More

Richard Drolet Joins CRIBIQ’s Board of Directors

Richard Drolet, General Manager of Kruger Biomaterials Inc., has been elected for a two-year term to the Board of Directors of the Consortium de recherche et innovations en bioprocédés industriels au Québec (Québec industrial bioprocess research and innovation consortium – CRIBIQ). “I am honoured to... Read More

Article on FiloCell in Paper Advance

In the wake of Paperweek 2015, FiloCellTM was featured on the Paper Advance online publication after an interview with Kruger Inc.’s Technology General Manager, Balázs Tolnai. M. Tolnai who was a guest speaker at the event discussed the successful trials that were conducted in several... Read More

FiloCell in the Spotlight

June will be a busy month for the Kruger Biomaterials team. Richard Drolet, General Manager for Kruger Biomaterials and Balázs Tolnai, General Manager, Technology for Kruger Inc. will take part in two important business events in North America to present our innovative wood-fiber based biomaterial,... Read More

Forest 2.0 : Performance through Innovation

Come meet us at the upcoming Kruger symposium organized by Laval University. On February 3, 2015, there will be exciting conferences on the forest industry new technologies including a special presentation on cellulose filament by Daniel Archambault, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Industrial... Read More

Congratulations Kruger!

Kruger Inc. was presented with the “Open Innovation” Award by the Association pour le développement de la recherche et de l’innovation du Québec (Québec Association for research and innovation development – ADRIQ) at the Association’s 24th Innovation Awards Gala held in Montréal on November 20, 2014,... Read More

A World-Class Quality Product

The new cellulose filament (CF) demonstration plant at Kruger’s Trois-Rivières facility is now producing a high quality, world-class strengthening bioproduct equivalent to that produced in the laboratory environment. Click here to read the press release by FPInnovations.

A World Premiere

FPInnovations and Kruger Inc. today dedicated the world’s first cellulose filament (CF) demonstration plant at Kruger’s Trois‐Rivières Mill. The dedication ceremony was attended by Mr. Laurent Lessard, Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks and Minister responsible for the Centre‐du‐Québec region; Mr. Jean‐Denis Girard, Member for... Read More

Kruger at C2MTL

Cellulose filament attracted attention at the 2014 edition of C2MTL, a conference created by the Sid Lee ad agency, in partnership with Cirque du Soleil. The event promotes the convergence of commerce and creativity and has welcomed internationally acclaimed figures. The interactive workshop was an opportunity... Read More