UPM Biocomposites - The composite manufacturer

UPM Biocomposites | The composite manufacturer

UPM Biocomposites business develops, manufactures, markets, and sells high-quality composite products for outdoor end uses in construction and granulates for wide range of industrial and consumer applications. UPM Biocomposites is one of the Europe’s biggest natural fiber composite manufacturers and its factories are located in Finland and Germany. UPM Biocomposites is part of UPM’s new businesses.

UPM Biocomposites combines cellulose fibres and polymers into new high performance products and materials. The PEFC certified UPM ProFi range of composite exterior products are recycled and recyclable and offer superior technical performance when compared to traditional WPC (Wood Plastic Composite) products.

UPM Biocomposites | UPM ProFi

​UPM Formi is an innovative new material manufactured from pure virgin cellulose fibres (FSC / PEFC certified) and technical grade polymers. Processed into a granular form suitable for injection moulding, extrusion or form pressing, UPM Formi enables manufacturers to create products with a lower carbon footprint and higher technical properties than existing plastics.

The patented technology behind the innovative and sustainable materials of UPM Formi and UPM ProFi has been created by UPM’s own research and development.

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The innovation behind the development of UPM ProFi as a new sustainable material has been recognized with several prestigious awards.

​Green Good Design

UPM ProFi winner in 2010 – The award is a distinguished international recognition awarded to the best sustainable solutions and materials. Green Good Design Award is Awarded by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.


UPM ProFi the best product in 2009 – UPM ProFi was nominated the best product by visitors in France's leading landscape exhibition Paysalia 2009

UPM Biocomposites award winning composite manufacturer

Sustainable Innovation Management Prize at Germany's Best Innovator Awards

UPM ProFi winner in 2010 – UPM was awarded the “Sustainable Innovation Management” prize at the “Best Innovator 2010” awards in Germany. The annual competition, organised by the international management consultancy A.T. Kearney together with the German top weekly business publication WirtschaftsWoche, awards companies that excel in outstanding innovation management.