Weyerhaeuser Co. has developed thermoplastic composites based on cellulose fiber as a reinforcement. Ford Motor Co. has begun examining using wood composites in future vehicles to cut weight and fuel emissions. It has worked with Weyerhaeuser to prove out potential use of more sustainable composite materials.
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