BRUSSELS, July 30, 2019 (Fastmarkets RISI) -Stora Enso and Voith Paper are both involved in an EU-funded project on innovative cellulose-based materials for food packaging that are both recyclable and compostable.
The goal is to develop two production processes in order to move from proof of concept level to validating the technology in an industrial environment.Read more
HELSINKI, July 23, 2019 (Press Release) -The Swedish coffee roaster Löfbergs was presented with a Bronze Award for its assortment of iced coffee at 2019 SIAL Innovation Awards in Canada. In addition to good flavor and completely natural ingredients, the jury highlighted the cylindrical shape and recyclability of the package, which looks like a metal can but is made of paperboard.Read more
HELSINKI, July 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has initiated feasibility studies for a possible cross laminated timber (CLT) unit in connection with its Ždírec mill in the Czech Republic and a new construction beam unit to be located at the Ybbs mill in Austria. Stora Enso also plans to consolidate production to increase focus on efficiency and to streamline the asset base.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, June 24, 2019 (Press Release) -Huhtamaki participated in a life-cycle analysis study that surveyed the full carbon footprint of different types of cups used for coffee. According to the study, paper cups often have the lowest carbon footprint, and recycling lowers it further by 54%. Huhtamaki recently introduced a 100% renewable, plant polyethylene coated FutureSmart paper cup.Read more
HELSINKI, June 19, 2019 (Press Release) -According to a survey commissioned by Stora Enso and Valio, more than half of Finnish youths say that they prefer cartonboard packaging over plastic packaging when choosing food products. The renewability of the packaging material is important especially for those young people who are most concerned about climate change.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, June 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild for Stora Enso at its Oulu Mill in Finland. In the project, originally Valmet-supplied paper machine PM 7, which is currently producing fine papers, will be rebuilt to produce high-quality virgin-fiber-based kraftliner grades.
The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the second quarter 2019. The value of the order will not be disclosed.Read more
HELSINKI, June 11, 2019 (Press Release) -A leading Italian flour producer, Molino Rossetto, is collecting awards for its innovative paperboard packaging. The key to their success is a specially designed, renewable and recyclable gable-top carton, which differentiates the brand effectively and adds value to consumers in everyday use. The solution is a great example of creative use of liquid packaging board produced by Stora Enso now for dry food packaging.Read more
GENEVA, June 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Following the signing in January 2018 of the Global Framework Agreement (GFA) between Finnish-headquartered renewable materials multinational Stora Enso, IndustriALL, BWI and UNI global unions, the social partners held the first biennial meeting of the agreement’s Implementation and Review Committee, in Helsinki on 3 June.Read more