HELSINKI, Aug. 17, 2021 (Press Release) -We are happy announce the brand name Papira by Stora Enso of our paper fiber-based and fully paper-recyclable cellulose foam for protective and cushioning material in packaging. The lightweight and shock absorbing properties make Papira an especially attractive alternative for protective packaging applications. It is also a cutting-edge material created for a circular bioeconomy.
In 2020, we announced our investment in a pilot plant for producing Papira. We are now advancing with our pilot to test and validate our material with customers. Award-winning Papira communicates that our protective packaging foam is made from paper fibers, and that it is purposefully designed for recycling in any paper stream.
Part of the bioeconomy, Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden construction and paper. We employ some 23 000 people and have sales in more than 50 countries and our shares are listed on the Helsinki and Stockholm stock exchanges.