SOLNA, Sweden, May 23, 2017 (Press Release) -As communicated earlier BillerudKorsnäs experienced a major breakdown in the digester in the semi-chemical pulp production line in Gruvön. The problem has now been resolved. The pulp line and the fluting machine PM6 is back in production.
The impact on EBITDA for the breakdown is estimated to approximately SEK 25 million after compensation from insurance.Read more
The board of BillerudKorsnäs has today made the decision to carry out the largest investment in the history of the company and one of the largest in Sweden in recent years - the investment in a new board machine at the Gruvön site. The decision has been made in view of growing demand for sustainable packaging solutions for food and beverages globally.
BRUSSELS, Sept. 28, 2016 (Press Release) -Europe recycled 44% of beverage cartons in 2015, according to industry-wide figures. This corresponds to some 400.000 tonnes, or over 16 billion used beverage cartons recycled, in more than 20 paper mills in Europe. The total recovery rate (recycling and energy recovery) reached 74%.
Annick Carpentier, Director General of ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment, said: “Our sector is committed to supporting and promoting beverage carton recycling, and we are happy to report a continued year-on-year increase.”Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Sept. 23, 2016 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs innovation and design agency NINE wins gold and bronze in the concept category at Pentawards, the packaging world's finest award. NINE is a subsidiary of BillerudKorsnäs and offers services within packaging innovation and design to brand owners, primarily within fast moving consumer goods.Read more
BillerudKorsnäs has been included in one of the world’s most prestigious sustainability indices; Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index. In addition, the company was named Sustainability Leader in the Containers & Packaging category. BillerudKorsnäs is the only European company in its category to be included.
SOLNA, Sweden, Sept. 7, 2016 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs has been awarded a Gold rating from EcoVadis for the third year in a row. The annual evaluation of 20,000 suppliers shows that BillerudKorsnäs is among the top 1 percent of all companies assessed.
EcoVadis is the leading system for evaluating suppliers’ environmental aspects, working conditions, corporate social responsibility and subcontractors. Multinational brands with high ethical ambitions use the system to evaluate their supply chains in turn.Read more
BOSTON, July 18, 2016 (RISI) -RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the list of 2016 PPI Awards Finalists. The PPI Awards honors leadership, vision, innovation and strategic accomplishments within the pulp and paper industry. The Awards are the only global honors dedicated to recognizing the achievements of companies, mills and individuals in the pulp and paper sector.Read more
BOSTON, July 18, 2016 (RISI) -RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the list of 2016 PPI Awards Finalists.
The PPI Awards honors leadership, vision, innovation and strategic accomplishments within the pulp and paper industry. The Awards are the only global honors dedicated to recognizing the achievements of companies, mills and individuals in the pulp and paper sector.Read more
VANTAA, Finland, July 8, 2016 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs has awarded Pöyry with the engineering services assignment for the investment program in their Skärblacka mill. The assignment includes detail engineering services for all disciplines and related site services, to be carried out between 2016 and early 2018.Read more