HEIDENHEIM, Germany and GRUVON, Sweden , July 30, 2019 (Press Release) -On June 28, 2019, the BM 7, the most modern, most efficient and largest board machine in the world, was successfully commissioned at the BillerudKorsnäs production facility in Gruvön, Sweden. The Voith XcelLine board machine has been equipped with a pioneering technological setup that sets new performance benchmarks for production lines for four different board grades. At a design speed of 1,200 m/min and web width of 8,800 mm, the capacity of the BM 7 is 550,000 metric tons per year.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, July 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Together with the Paper Straw Co, BillerudKorsnäs has developed the first functional 180° U-Bend straw, made out of paper. The straw is made to be used for individual drink cartons such as juice, milk and water. The long term market potential as well as positive sustainability impact is extensive.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, July 11, 2019 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs continues the development of the paper battery and has during the spring completed the world's first production on a paper machine. The project is thus a step closer to the commercialisation of both small and large-scale energy storage in a paper battery.
In collaboration with researchers at Uppsala University, basic research has been developed to be able to use ordinary paper fibers for the manufacturing of batteries.Read more
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