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
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