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RYAM's Tartas Plant Successfully Ships Inaugural Truckload of 2G Bioethanol

Apr 16, 2024 4:15 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE:RYAM) is pleased to announce the successful shipment of our first production of 2G bioethanol from our Tartas plant, following two years of rigorous research, development, construction, and planning.

“We take great pride in achieving this significant milestone of completing the inaugural shipment of 2G bioethanol. This marks the first step in what I envision as a promising journey for this product and its implications for RYAM's biomaterials endeavors,” said De Lyle Bloomquist RYAM’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “By harnessing the distinct capabilities of RYAM's Tartas plant alongside the expertise of our committed employees, I anticipate a steady increase in production and a surge in interest for our sustainable 2G bioethanol.”

“After two years of dedicated effort from all our teams involved in this project, we are thrilled to announce the successful first delivery of 2G bioethanol to our commercial partner," declared Christian Ribeyrolle, Senior Vice President of Biomaterials at RYAM. "As the inaugural Ligno Cellulosic 2G bioethanol plant in France, we are proud to actively engage in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from road transportation, thereby making a positive impact on combating climate change.”

About RYAM

RYAM is a global leader of cellulose-based technologies, including high purity cellulose specialties, a natural polymer commonly used in the production of filters, food, pharmaceuticals, and other industrial applications. The Company also manufactures products for paper and packaging markets. With manufacturing operations in the U.S., Canada, and France, RYAM generated an estimated $1.6 billion of revenue in 2023. More information is available at

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Source: Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.