BRUSSELS, Sept. 7, 2017 (PPI Europe) -Sweden’s BillerudKorsnäs, via its wholly owned subsidiary BillerudKorsnäs Venture AB, has acquired a minority stake in the cold chain packaging firm Vericool, located in California.
BillerudKorsnäs declined to provide further details on the transaction.Read more
PARIS and STOCKHOLM , July 20, 2017 (Press Release) -During the congress, the latest innovations of the European paper sack and sack kraft paper industry were honoured with the EUROSAC Grand Prix Award. The German company dy-pack scored a hat trick with its new dy-vest concept and was successful against the entries of BillerudKorsnäs and Mimcord. The congress “Performance powered by nature.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, May 23, 2017 (Press Release) -As communicated earlier BillerudKorsnäs experienced a major breakdown in the digester in the semi-chemical pulp production line in Gruvön. The problem has now been resolved. The pulp line and the fluting machine PM6 is back in production.
The impact on EBITDA for the breakdown is estimated to approximately SEK 25 million after compensation from insurance.Read more
The board of BillerudKorsnäs has today made the decision to carry out the largest investment in the history of the company and one of the largest in Sweden in recent years - the investment in a new board machine at the Gruvön site. The decision has been made in view of growing demand for sustainable packaging solutions for food and beverages globally.
BRUSSELS, Sept. 28, 2016 (Press Release) -Europe recycled 44% of beverage cartons in 2015, according to industry-wide figures. This corresponds to some 400.000 tonnes, or over 16 billion used beverage cartons recycled, in more than 20 paper mills in Europe. The total recovery rate (recycling and energy recovery) reached 74%.
Annick Carpentier, Director General of ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment, said: “Our sector is committed to supporting and promoting beverage carton recycling, and we are happy to report a continued year-on-year increase.”Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Sept. 23, 2016 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs innovation and design agency NINE wins gold and bronze in the concept category at Pentawards, the packaging world's finest award. NINE is a subsidiary of BillerudKorsnäs and offers services within packaging innovation and design to brand owners, primarily within fast moving consumer goods.Read more
BillerudKorsnäs has been included in one of the world’s most prestigious sustainability indices; Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index. In addition, the company was named Sustainability Leader in the Containers & Packaging category. BillerudKorsnäs is the only European company in its category to be included.
SOLNA, Sweden, Sept. 7, 2016 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs has been awarded a Gold rating from EcoVadis for the third year in a row. The annual evaluation of 20,000 suppliers shows that BillerudKorsnäs is among the top 1 percent of all companies assessed.
EcoVadis is the leading system for evaluating suppliers’ environmental aspects, working conditions, corporate social responsibility and subcontractors. Multinational brands with high ethical ambitions use the system to evaluate their supply chains in turn.Read more