BioChoice™ Description and Applications

BioChoice™ lignin is a bio-based alternative to the use of petroleum and other fossil fuels.  A wide range of potential applications for BioChoice lignin exist, including in the energy, materials and chemical categories.


  • Adhesives
  • Agricultural Chemicals
  • Carbon Products (e.g. carbon fiber, graphite, activated carbon, etc.)
  • Coatings
  • Dispersants
  • Fuels and Fuel Additives
  • Natural Binders
  • Resins


BioChoice Product Attributes


  • Total Lignin > 95% of Total Solids
  • Low Ash
  • Low Sulphur
  • Single Species - Southern Pine


Supported by Research

The development of this facility was boosted by a U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Energy grant through the Biomass Research and Development Initiative.

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World Class Customer Service

The lignin separation facility is located at Domtar’s Plymouth, North Carolina mill, where high-quality lignin is a by-product of the kraft pulping process.  This facility is the first of its type built in the past 25 years.  

Positioned near a deep water port and an interstate highway, Plymouth's location is convenient and allows Domtar to service domestic and international customers easily.

For convenience, we offer a rapid response inventory program.

For information call (877) 877-4682 or contact Dale Mitchell , Director of Business Development.

For samples contact Tucker Pearsall.


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