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11/30/2018 9:00:00 AM

BillerudKorsnäs launches Christmas calendar to highlight different professions within the industry

On 1-24 December, anyone wondering how it might be to work in a Swedish industrial company has the opportunity to meet BillerudKorsnäs employees. Behind each of the 24 openings in the Christmas calendar there is a movie with a employee from sales, production, maintenance etc. telling more about what the job means, what is exciting about it and what it means to work in a company with the mission to challenge the conventional for a sustainable future.
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11/9/2018 6:23:38 PM

“Sucrerie” gold award winner in packaging design competition PIDA Germany 2018

The theme for this year's PIDA, unboxing, was responded to by the participating students with great creative height. Of the twelve contributions by students from HDM Stuttgart + FHWS Würzburg, Hochschule der Medien, Stuttgart, Hochschule München and University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, “Sucrerie” was awarded the Gold award as winner of all categories.
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11/6/2018 11:07:00 AM

Petra Einarsson has been awarded Ruter Dam 2018

Petra Einarsson has been awarded Ruter Dam 2018 - A honorary award awarded to the woman who has been promoted to the most influential managerial post in Swedish business in the past year.
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10/19/2018 10:00:31 AM

BillerudKorsnäs FibreForm Cap wins Special Jury Award at Luxe Pack Monaco

On the occasion of the 31st edition of LUXE PACK MONACO, held Oct 1-3, the LUXE PACK “in green” awards gave recognition to the most environmentally friendly packaging solutions and corporate social responsibility initiatives. BillerudKorsnäs FibreForm Cap, the paper based cap for sparkling wine bottles, won the Special Jury Award.
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10/18/2018 8:30:00 AM

Paper takes centre stage – BillerudKorsnäs celebrates the first European Paper Bag Day

On October 18, the first European Paper Bag Day takes place.  BillerudKorsnäs, in collaboration with other leading kraft paper producers and bag manufacturers in Europe,  will celebrate the merits of the paper bag, showing that paper bags are a more sustainable alternative to conventional plastic bag.  
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10/4/2018 3:11:07 PM

BillerudKorsnäs material honored as “Carton of the Year” and “Save the Planet” at the Carton Excellence Award 2018

“Specatular” is the word the ProCarton ECMA Award jury used to express their fascination with the Carton of the Year winner. It is a 6-pack of Mini Moët bottles, designed by Van Genechten Packaging Angoulème using BillerudKorsnäs cartonboard. BillerudKorsnäs cartonboard material was also awarded in the “Save the Planet” category.
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8/31/2018 10:20:49 AM

Welcome to BillerudKorsnäs, Trainee Group 2018/19!

Last week, BillerudKorsnäs Traineegruppen 2018/19 arrived and was welcomed by a two-day kick-off. The fifteen expectant trainees comes to us following on completing their university education.
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7/25/2018 10:42:43 AM

BillerudKorsnäs anpassar skogsbruket efter den torra väderleken

At present there are many fires in the forests around Sweden as a result of a prolonged and severe drought, which creates a very high risk of forest fires. 
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5/4/2018 1:59:25 PM

Production start for paper machine 10 in Skärblacka

We are delighted to announce that PM10, the foundation of our enterprise to develop the Skärblacka production unit into a world leading production center for machine glazed kraft paper (MG paper), now successfully has produced its first "Paper on Pope".
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4/25/2018 8:01:14 AM

Packaging Sustainability for Helpful Brands

Introducing the first deep dive into the BillerudKorsnäs Consumer Panel Packaging Sustainability for Helpful Brands Packaging is a clear point of contact with the consumer, regardless of sales channel, and therefore a strategic tool for a brand that is helpful in people’s increasing ambition to become more sustainable-oriented in everyday actions and choices. Brand owners that clearly empowers consumers to act more sustainable are in high demand among global consumers.
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4/3/2018 3:26:56 PM

BillerudKorsnäs adopts science based climate impact targets

As one of the forerunners in the global packaging industry, BillerudKorsnäs has received approval for its climate goals by the Science Based Targets initiative. The initiative was initiated by the UN, WWF and the World Resources Institute, aiming at assisting the world's companies to adopt climate targets in accordance with United Nations Paris Agreement.
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3/27/2018 3:53:03 PM

New environmental product declarations show greenhouse gas emissions cut by 5–19 percent

IVL Swedish Environment Research has analysed the environmental impact of ten products from BillerudKorsnäs. The findings reveal that emissions of greenhouse gases have fallen by between 5 and 19 percent since the previous analysis in 2012.
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1/31/2018 9:00:00 AM

New communication concept highlights BillerudKorsnäs as change ambassador

Change often begins with a question. This fact forms the basis of BillerudKorsnäs’ new communication concept “What if?” – with the ambition to inspire more to challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future.
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1/11/2018 12:01:47 PM

BillerudKorsnäs´ design and innovation agency Nine join forces with the brand agency Grow

The Design and Innovation Agency Nine, where BillerudKorsnäs has been the majority owner, announces today that they join forces with the Nordic brand agency Grow under the common name Grow.
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11/29/2017 9:00:00 AM

BillerudKorsnäs further improves in WWF’s Environmental Paper Company Index 2017

WWF today presents the results of the Environmental Paper Company Index 2017, a WWF tool to promote transparency and continual improvement in the global pulp, paper and packaging sector. Compared to 2015, BillerudKorsnäs has increased their scores by 5 percentage points in the subcategories Responsible Fibre Sourcing and Clean Manufacturing, leading also to a better overall score.
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11/13/2017 9:00:00 AM

EcoVadis awards BillerudKorsnäs highest rating for sustainability

BillerudKorsnäs has been awarded a Gold rating from EcoVadis for the fourth year in a row. The annual evaluation of 30,000 suppliers shows that BillerudKorsnäs is among the top 1 percent of all companies assessed.
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11/10/2017 9:00:00 AM

Smart popup packaging for wristwatches wins PIDA Germany 2017

This year’s winner of the BillerudKorsnäs PIDA Germany design competition is a team from Stuttgart Media University. The winning students succeeded in creating a sustainable, smart and attractive packaging solution for wristwatches and other luxury items, called WatchOut.
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11/7/2017 2:20:32 PM

SteriKraft® Protect S joins BillerudKorsnäs protect paper range

BillerudKorsnäs SteriKraft® Protect, manufactured from pure cellulose with no polymeric additions, is a unique medical packaging paper which is up to 20 percent stronger gram for gram than a normal paper. This gives a very special range of properties. The paper is fully compatible with direct seal films and highly cost effective, whilst offering substantially more protection for the packed device.
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11/7/2017 1:28:26 PM

BillerudKorsnäs Launches SteriKraft® Protect AR – a new polymer reinforced medical paperrange

To answer the need for higher performance medical packaging systems, following the standardization regarding Packaging for terminally sterilized medical devices, BillerudKorsnäs has developed and now launches a new polymer reinforced paper SteriKraft® Protect AR.
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11/2/2017 11:00:00 AM

Concept for inspiring healthy breakfast habits won BillerudKorsnäs PackChallenge 2017 for Arla Foods

A digital platform aimed to inspire healthy breakfast habits became the winning concept when the students at Bergh's School of Communication competed on how Arla Foods should reach out and engage young consumers through digital interactivity based on packaging as a platform. Among many strong contributions, Breakfast Stories stood out as an idea and design with potential to bring about true behavioral change. PackChallenge is arranged annually by Billerud Korsnäs and Bergh's School of Communication in Stockholm, Sweden.  
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10/19/2017 10:41:18 AM

Which type of carrier bag is actually most eco-friendly?

Recently, a debate has flared up in Sweden about which type of carrier bag is actually kindest on the environment. Here we give BillerudKorsnäs our view on the matter.
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10/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Paulina Ekvall from BillerudKorsnäs named HR Director Emeritus of the Year 2017

At yesterday’s Universum Talent Excellence Summit & Awards event, Paulina Ekvall, Senior Vice President, Corporate Human Resources at BillerudKorsnäs was awarded the prestigious title of “HR Director Emeritus of the Year 2017”.
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10/5/2017 9:00:00 AM

BillerudKorsnäs now reporting on ethics to its customers

It is currently common practice among companies around the world to work with sustainable development, and the UN’s Development Goals have enabled the business community to take on a much clearer role than previously, in financial, social and environmental spheres alike.
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10/2/2017 9:00:00 PM

BillerudKorsnäs enters Luxe Pack with a sustainability message

The concept of luxury packaging is being redefined. New generations of conscious consumers look for more than bling and demands now include trustworthiness, authenticity and sustainability.  At Luxe Pack Monaco BillerudKorsnäs enters with a sustainability-focused message, “lightweighting” for premium brands to build a strong environmental profile.
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9/29/2017 9:00:00 AM

BillerudKorsnäs cartonboard facilitated three winning entries in the prestigious European Carton Excellence Award 2017

Cartonboard material from BillerudKorsnäs, a leading global provider of sustainable packaging materials and solutions, has been used in three winning categories at the prestigious European Carton Excellence Awards, including the most prestigious “Carton of the Year”.
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9/28/2017 1:50:24 PM

BillerudKorsnäs ranked at the top in sustainability on the Stockholm Stock Exchange

In the Stockholm School of Economics’ “Walking the talk?” study 2017. BillerudKorsnäs’ sustainability measures are ranked among the best among large companies on the NASDAQ OMX Large Cap Index of the Stockholm Stock Exchange in 2017. 
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9/12/2017 10:07:16 AM

Megacity citizens positive towards packaging as sustainability problem-solver

BillerudKorsnäs launches unique Packaging Sustainability consumer panel. Megacity residents globally have a positive attitude towards packaging as a potential sustainability problem-solver, and Packaging Sustainability is well understood and valued. However expectations on cities management of recycling, littering, waste and support for sustainable behavior and education differ. This is evident from the new BillerudKorsnäs consumer panel on Packaging Sustainability.
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7/13/2017 12:00:00 PM

Sealed Paper Packaging wins Sustainability Awards 2017

Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs’ collaboration on Sealed Paper Packaging has won the 2017 Sustainability Awards in the Bio-Based Packaging category. 
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6/29/2017 9:00:00 AM

SEK 3 million from Vinnova for leading-edge initiative

At the end of April, the Deep Process Learning project received almost SEK 3 million from Sweden’s innovation agency Vinnova. We are running the project in collaboration with RISE and other partner companies. Efforts will be directed towards our PM4 machine in Gävle, with all parties contributing their specific expertise. Together, we are expanding the opportunities within Deep Learning.
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6/27/2017 9:00:00 AM

The aim is set on paper batteries in collaboration between BillerudKorsnäs and Uppsala university

BillerudKorsnäs and Uppsala university has initiated a multi-annual collaboration to develop paper-based electrode materials. Based on achievements at Uppsala university in combination with BillerudKorsnäs competence in industrial production and packaging development, the future's sustainable fiber-based packaging will be explored