SOLNA, Sweden, March 25, 2020 (Press Release) -Research proves that using BillerudKorsnäs paper for online retail mailing bags reduces carbon emissions by 50 percent
Bags made of BillerudKorsnäs’ paper Xpression E-com can reduce fossil emissions by 50 percent compared to virgin plastic, and lead to a net removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. That is the result from a new independent study that compares the environmental impact of different types of online retail packaging.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, March 24, 2020 (Press Release) -Arvid Nilsson and BillerudKorsnäs join forces to reduce plastic waste on construction sites with a new innovative, water-resistant box made of super-strong cartonboard. The box packs and dispenses nuts, bolts and screws and is a sustainable alternative to plastic boxes.Read more
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 17, 2020 (Press Release) -Due to current circumstances regarding the Covid-19 virus, BillerudKorsnäs postpones the major parts of the maintenance shutdown initially planned to be held week 13, 2020 at Gruvön.
– We have decided that during the current circumstances it is not possible to follow through the maintenance shutdown as initially planned. Further, we must also consider the risk of infection for our employees, but also the many suppliers and contractors who were scheduled to come to Gruvön, says Ivar Vatne, CFO at BillerudKorsnäs.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Jan. 15, 2020 (Press Release) -For the sixth consecutive year, BillerudKorsnäs receives the highest rating level in EcoVadis, thus continuing to be in the top of the companies being evaluated. This is one of several sustainability assessments, such as Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, that confirms that BillerudKorsnäs is one of the leading companies in sustainability within the industry.Read more
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