Bjørn Thorsen and Stora Enso sign distribution agreement for France

Starting from June 2021, Bjørn Thorsen is the distributor of Stora Enso's DuraSense™ biocomposites range in France.

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We are pleased to announce that Bjørn Thorsen (BT) has been appointed by Stora Enso as their distributor of DuraSense biocomposites range in France.

Stora Enso - DuraSense biocomposites

The contract was signed at the start of June 2021, making BT responsible for marketing and commercialization of the DuraSense range for injection molding. DuraSense is Stora Enso’s brand for wood-fiber biocomposites. It offers bio-based alternatives to conventional polymers, while keeping the good moldability of polyolefins together with the strength and sustainability of wood, resulting in a global reduced CO2 footprint of up to 80%.

“We are delighted to have started this collaboration with Stora Enso, since we trust there is a huge potential to leverage in biocomposites applications in France” states Claus Adser, Chairman at Bjørn Thorsen A/S.

According to Grégory Eldin, Sales & Business Development Manager for France, “Stora Enso provides bio-based solutions which are a great fit for many key actors in the French plastics industry.”

BT has been increasingy present on the French market since 2019, constantly looking at expanding its distribution capabilities by leveraging solution provider services in this country. The inclusion of DuraSense biocomposites product families in the French distribution portfolio of BT represents a strong step towards achieving this objective.

For more details and information about the products, please contact Grégory Eldin at

About Stora Enso

Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wood and paper in global markets. The company isactive in sectors such as building, retail, food and beverages, manufacturing, publishing, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, confectionary, hygiene and textiles. Stora Enso has some 23 000 employees, and sales in more than 50 countries, and is publicly listed on the Helsinki and Stockholm stock exchanges. Their sales in 2020 were EUR 8.6 billion, with an operational EBIT of EUR 650 million. For more details, visit:

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