SOLNA, Sweden, July 4, 2019 (Press Release) -The demand for sustainable packaging among consumers and brand owners all over the world is growing at an exponential rate, which in many cases drives a strong need to replace plastic packaging. Strong partnerships are required to bring about the development and innovation needed to meet this demand. A good reason for Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs to intensify their successful collaboration.Read more
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, April 23, 2019 (Press Release) -WALLENIUS SOL is a new shipping company that will transport forestry products and other goods in a network covering the Gulf of Bothnia, the Baltic Sea and the North Sea. Founders are the two shipping companies Wallenius and Swedish Orient Line, SOL. It’s an investment to strengthen the infrastructure for the needs of Finnish and Swedish industry. The first customers to sign long-term agreements are Stora Enso and Metsä Board.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, April 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Paper packaging materials- and solutions provider BillerudKorsnäs and plastic packaging solutions provider ALPLA today announced that they will embark on a joint venture. They do so with the vision to develop a fully biobased and recyclable paper bottle.Read more
BRUSSELS, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE), representing the European beverage carton industry, applauded the recent progress report on the European Forest Strategy.
Annick Carpentier, ACE Director General, acknowledged the strides forward highlighted in the progress report, and added: “We are pleased to see the European Commission’s emphasis on the role of sustainable forest management in achieving a sustainable economic growth, while protecting biodiversity. This is a priority we share.”Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Jan. 24, 2019 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs has been highlighted as a global leader in tackling deforestation by environmental impact non-profit CDP, achieving a place on the CDP Forests A List.Read more
BRUSSELS, Dec. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) today announced that it has launched a new platform to drive the industry’s engagement in carton recycling across Europe. The platform, named EXTR:ACT – Driving Value for mulitmaterial recycling, has been set up by ACE members BillerudKorsnäs, Elopak, SIG Combibloc, Stora Enso and Tetra Pak to foster recycling of beverage cartons, including the non-paper components, such as polymers and aluminium.Read more
SEATTLE, WA, Nov. 6, 2018 (Local News) -Packaging designer Ryan Gaither believes in the power of cardboard.
He’s laid down a massive sheet of it – as big as a king-size bed – at the Swedish-owned BillerudKorsnäs design lab in Portland.
He flips the switch on a machine that zips around the cardboard, stabbing and cutting it with a robotic exact-o knife.
“Basically anything we create — any design we’re looking to validate – we cut out with this machine,” he said. “This lets us know if we’re on the right track or on a fool’s errand.”Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Oct. 31, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet has received a repeat order for a Valmet IQ Process and Quality Vision (PQV) system from BillerudKorsnäs Skärblacka mill in Sweden. The system will be installed on the mill's paper machine PM 7 to maximize the production line's efficiency, boost end-product quality and improve business performance.
The order was included in Valmet's first quarter of 2018 orders received. The system was accepted by the mill and taken into production use in August. In 2017, Valmet supplied an identical system for the mill's PM 10.Read more