HELSINKI, April 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed comprehensive three year cooperation agreement with Iggesund Paperboard AB, part of the Holmen Group. The contract, which includes the provision of equipment, operators, maintenance services as well as the Kalmar Insight performance management software, was booked in Cargotec's 2019 Q1 order intake. The agreement came into effect at the beginning of April.Read more
STOCKHOLM, April 2, 2019 (Press Release) -Holmen has taken a new step in its sustainable strategy work. Holmen’s largest forest holdings are located in northern Sweden, while much of its industrial production takes place in the south. To secure its wood supply and add value to its own forest, Holmen is now going to be transporting its wood south on trains from Green Cargo.Read more
STOCKHOLM, March 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Holmen has secured three new Gold medals in sustainability, with CSR analysis firm EcoVadis placing Holmen’s forestry and paper manufacturing in its highest category. This puts the forest company among the best in the world when it comes to sustainability, with a top rating along the whole production chain – from sustainable forestry to climate-smart products.Read more
IGGESUND, Sweden, March 5, 2019 (Press Release) -The Holmen Group’s paperboard manufacturer, Iggesund Paperboard, has received the highest rating for sustainability in an evaluation done this year by the rating firm EcoVadis. The paperboard is produced at Iggesund Mill in Sweden and at Workington, England. EcoVadis is the leading system for assessing and rating the suppliers of global companies and has done more than 45,000 evaluations in 150 countries. Companies using EcoVadis include Coca Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé, L’Oréal and Heineken.Read more
STOCKHOLM, Jan. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Holmen’s Iggesund and Workington paperboard mills have received the highest rating for sustainability in a 2018 assessment by CSR analysis company EcoVadis. This means both paperboard mills are among the top one per cent of all companies evaluated by EcoVadis.
EcoVadis is the leading system for evaluating and rating global corporations’ suppliers, and has conducted over 45 000 assessments in 150 countries. Companies using EcoVadis’ services include Coca Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé, L’Oréal and Heineken.Read more
STRANGNAS, Sweden, Oct. 9, 2018 (Press Release) -At Swedish specialty paper mill Holmen Paper Hallsta in Roslagen, condition-based maintenance has long been a prioritized strategy. As a first step in the upgrade of the condition monitoring system on the PM12 paper machine, the mill has recently invested in just over one hundred measuring points for vibration and shock pulse monitoring in the wire and press sections.Read more
ORNSKOLDSVIK, Sweden, Sept. 26, 2018 (Press Release) -PulpEye received its second biggest order ever when Iggesund paperboard bought two complete PulpEye sets, one for the unbleached and one for the bleached pulps. Both PulpEye cabinets are equipped with modules for online analysis of kappa number, brightness, fibre, shives and fibre wall thickness as well as the dot analyser DotEye. The order also comprises two ScreenEye, two LabEye and one RMEye.Read more
IGGESUND, Sweden, June 21, 2018 (Press Release) -A number of global companies have replaced or are doing trials to replace the material in their gift cards – from plastic to paperboard. Sweden’s largest cinema chain, SF Bio, has taken the plunge and is now replacing all its cards.
“When our card supplier, Megacard, suggested we could make our gift cards from paperboard and thereby drastically reduce their environmental impact, it was self-evident to us to switch,” explains Anna Marcusson, product manager for gift cards at SF Bio.Read more