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
GREENWICH, CT , Sept. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs announced that it partnered with researchers at Uppsala University towards the future’s paper batteries. Together they have taken basic research based on pure cellulose from algae and developed it to work with the same type of fibre that BillerudKorsnäs usually uses to manufacture paper and packaging. This development opens up the possibility of eco-friendly batteries, with the long-term goal being large-scale production at a low price.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Sept. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs leads the containers and packaging industry in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) based on its total sustainability score in 2018.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Sept. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -Today, BillerudKorsnäs has opened one of Europe's largest and most efficient MG paper machines at Skärblacka production unit outside Norrköping in Sweden. The opening ceremony was held by BillerudKorsnäs President and CEO Petra Einarsson, retiring Governor of Östergötland County Elisabeth Nilsson, acceding Governor of Östergötland County Carl Fredrik Graf and Factory Manager of Skärblacka Production Plant Håkan Krantz. More than 500 people attended the ceremony at the Trozelli Gallery in Norrköping.Read more
PERTH, Australia , Aug. 23, 2018 (Press Release) -Australian advanced materials technology company, Talga Resources Ltd (“Talga” or “the Company”) is pleased to advise it has signed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with BillerudKorsnäs, a Swedish based multinational packaging company.
Under the LOI, Talga and BillerudKorsnäs will jointly explore potential benefits of incorporating a Talga graphene (Talphene) product into a BillerudKorsnäs packaging application.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, July 12, 2018 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs and Uppsala University are making paper batteries a reality, paving the way for energy storage in packaging materials.Read more