Sweden, June 17, 2015 (Press Release) IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute has concluded a comparative study on the environmental performance of different packaging solutions. The study compares the lifecycles of plastic products versus corresponding paper products from BillerudKorsnäs. The results show that paper has considerably more favorable environmental qualities than plastic, such as 50-70% lower greenhouse gas emissions.Read more
Innventia is coordinating a unique collaboration project that will lead to less food wastage. Resource-efficient packaging solutions that work throughout the value chain, from food and packaging producer to consumer, will contribute towards a reduction in wasted resources.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, May 7, 2015 (Press Release) -Leading provider of packaging solutions and materials, BillerudKorsnäs, unveils its first ever brand campaign today. The brand campaign will primarily target customers and customers' customers in an aim to elucidate the company's mission, increase brand awareness, boost brand preference and position the brand forward in the value chain.Read more
BRUSSELS, April 10, 2015 (RISI) - BillerudKorsnäs has started upgrade work on its 260,000 tonne/yr semi-chemical (SC) fluting PM 6 at its Gruvön mill in Sweden.
The revamp, which will see PM 6 fitted with a new press section, began last Tuesday and will last for three weeks, Gruvön mill manager Fredrik Turzik told RISI. As part of the scheme, the firm will rebuild the pulping line and the wood room. BillerudKorsnäs selected Voith as the main supplier for the project.
Following the upgrade PM 6 is scheduled to come back online around April 27, Turzik said.Read more
EBBW VALE, UK, March 13, 2015 (Press Release) -Leading UK manufacturer of paper carrier bags and flexible packaging, AB Group Packaging, has endorsed the findings of the recent IVL Life Cycle Assessment report, which compared the use of virgin fibre based packaging products against those of alternative plastic materials.Read more