SOLNA, Sweden, Dec. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Paper based packaging that is used in bakeries, food outlets and quick service restaurants (QSR) often contains a treatment of a non-decomposable high-fluorinated chemical, known as PFAS. Now BillerudKorsnäs is launching Repel Pure, a paper where the grease-resistant barrier is plant-based and totally biological.Read more
BRUSSELS, Nov. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Cepi, the European association representing the paper industry, announced today a new alliance called 4evergreen. The aim of the alliance is to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy that minimises climate and environmental impact.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Nov. 4, 2019 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs and SKF are partnering to reduce maintenance costs and improve production output and sustainability performance at Karlsborg Mill in Kalix, Sweden.
Real time data from a new system with 480 connected condition monitoring points at Karlsborg willl be analyzed at SKF’s Rotating Equipment Performance Center in Gothenburg. Combined with a new, performance-based business model, smarter and faster decisions can be made by the mill’s operators and SKF’s engineers, in order to improve Karlsborg mill’s performance.Read more
BRUSSELS, Oct. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -The beverage carton industry creates GRACE - THE GLOBAL RECYCLING ALLIANCE FOR BEVERAGE CARTONS AND THE ENVIRONMENT, joining forces at a global level to strengthen the beverage carton position as low carbon, sustainable and recyclable packaging.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Oct. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Today, the 3rd of October, is the day for the inauguration of the world’s most modern board machine. HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden and Minister of Enterprise Ibrahim Baylan will be present at the event.
The investment made by BillerudKorsnäs in the new KM7 machine at the Gruvön mill is the company’s biggest investment to date and one of the largest industrial investments in Sweden in recent years. It aims to meet the globally growing demand for sustainable packaging solutions.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Sept. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs is offering an innovative paper, FibreForm, to make laminates for trays used in food packaging. Now, a recent life cycle assessment performed by RISE, Research Institutes of Sweden, shows that a packaging tray made from FibreForm has up to 71% less global warming impact compared to trays made of only plastic.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Sept. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs continues to lead the containers and packaging industry in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) based on its total sustainability score in 2019.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) is an annual evaluation of companies’ sustainability performance. Each year over 3 400 listed companies around the world are analysed, the top 10 percent are included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Sept. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs Sustainability Director Malin Ljung Eiborn will on the 1st of October take place in the Executive Leadership Team of BillerudKorsnäs. Sustainability thus becomes a separate function at group level instead of, as previously, part of the communication department.Read more