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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
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5/31/2017 8:00:00 AM

Prestigious award to Hinoki

The demand for naturally sustainable packaging solutions has never been greater. This is confirmed by Isabelle Dahlborg Lidström and Liselotte Tingvall from the design and innovation agency NINE, a subsidiary of BillerudKorsnäs. Both Isabelle and Liselotte are members of the working group that won Best of Show for its much-talked-about Hinoki packaging at the prestigious The Dieline awards.
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5/16/2017 8:00:00 AM

PIDA celebrates 10 years as international competition

When BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA - Packaging Impact Design Award celebrates ten years as an international competition, participants are given a broader challenge compared to previous years, and it is also based on BillerudKorsnäs’ own mission: Challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future. The task is essentially to develop an innovative package that both stands out in the shelves and adds high customer value while it also considers environmental impact.
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5/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

BillerudKorsnäs shows sustainable and innovative solutions at Luxepack New York

The fifteenth edition of Luxepack New York is all about creative packaging solutions. At the fair BillerudKorsnäs will showcase innovative packaging that offers sustainable and attractive solutions for premium brands.
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1/24/2017 9:00:00 AM

BillerudKorsnäs named Gold Class and Industry Mover by RobecoSAM

BillerudKorsnäs receives Gold Class and Industry Mover Sustainability Awards 2017.
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1/17/2017 9:00:00 AM

BillerudKorsnäs joins Carlsberg Circular Community

Good news for the future of the revolutionary Green Fiber Bottle
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12/12/2016 3:30:00 PM

BillerudKorsnäs makes strategic investment in Gruvön

The construction of a new board machine at the Gruvön production site and rebuilds in the existing pulp mill.
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12/7/2016 11:00:00 AM

Paper bags are the low-carbon choice, new study finds

The paper bag made by material from BillerudKorsnäs has the smallest carbon footprint
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11/8/2016 3:16:00 PM

COP22 – an important meeting in Morocco

With the new climate agreement in place, the transition towards a sustainable and bio-based economy will surely accelerate. 
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10/26/2016 8:00:00 AM

BillerudKorsnäs yet again top-ranked for world leading action on climate change

BillerudKorsnäs has been recognised for its leadership in response to climate change and has been awarded a position on the Climate A-list by CDP.
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9/8/2016 1:00:00 PM

BillerudKorsnäs included in Dow Jones Sustainability 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.
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9/7/2016 8:00:00 AM

BillerudKorsnäs receives the highest sustainability rating

BillerudKorsnäs has been awarded a Gold rating from EcoVadis for the third year in a row.
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7/6/2016 2:00:00 PM

UN sustainable development goals provide a business opportunity for BillerudKorsnäs

Increased environmental awareness will lead to completely new demands being placed on the packaging industry. 
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3/22/2016 10:16:00 AM

BillerudKorsnäs supports the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation’s White-backed Woodpecker Project

Since 2016 BillerudKorsnäs has been part of the White-backed Woodpecker Project by supporting the construction of nesting boxes for the white-backed woodpecker and a rearing area for breeding at Järvzoo.
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2/23/2016 9:14:00 AM

Climate-improving packaging wins innovative student competition

The Sustainergies Cup competition sees students from all parts of the world putting forward innovative ideas intended to solve the problems posed by the participating companies. 
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12/22/2015 7:30:00 AM

BillerudKorsnäs supports climate initiative

BillerudKorsnäs takes a positive view of the fact that the world’s leaders have now come to an agreement on a new, ambitious global climate agreement in Paris. 
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11/5/2015 2:00:00 PM

BillerudKorsnäs included in the WWF Environmental Paper Company Index

This years’ Index shows a positive trend towards more transparency and sustainability in the industry.
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10/29/2015 10:00:00 AM

The world’s strongest fluting - now even stronger

BillerudKorsnäs has now launched New Billerud Flute® – allowing customers to reduce packaging weight and material consumption without compromising performance.
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10/20/2015 12:11:00 PM

Download Smarter Packaging Magazine now

The latest issue of Smarter Packaging magazine is out now in print and online. This time food safety is in focus, with a fresh spin on takeaway pizza boxes and a game-changing range of chocolates for men among the highlights.
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10/15/2015 2:00:00 PM

BillerudKorsnäs launches improved coated liner products

Better printing results and greater strength and stiffness are among the improvements to upgraded coated liner products from BillerudKorsnäs.
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10/13/2015 3:18:00 PM

BillerudKorsnäs’ sustainability work highly ranked in study

BillerudKorsnäs’s sustainability work ranks along a group of companies with the top results in a study of companies listed on the NASDAQ OMX Large Cap Index.
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10/8/2015 2:28:00 PM

Sustainergies Cup

This year BillerudKorsnäs is one of the three companies that have put up a case for students to solve.