1/27/2023 9:30:00 AM
Comments by the CEO – solid result ends an outstanding 2022
According to our President & CEO, Christoph Michalski, in the Year-end report for January–December 2022, the full-year performance for 2022 has been excellent. A solid result with sizable contribution from Billerud North America.
1/4/2022 8:00:00 AM
BillerudKorsnäs’ climate action plan recognised as the most ambitious by Tetra Pak
BillerudKorsnäs has been awarded the Climate Prize as part of the supplier engagement initiative “Join us in protecting the planet”, driven by Tetra Pak.
12/15/2021 1:08:13 PM
Update of the SPAjax project in Frövi
At the beginning of 2021, an investment decision of 2,6 billion SEK in a new recovery boiler in Frövi was made, an investment well anchored in BillerudKorsnäs strategy for a sustainable future. The new boiler is planned to be put into operation at the end of 2023 and the project got off to a successful start.
11/17/2021 11:17:22 AM
BillerudKorsnäs at the top of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2021
BillerudKorsnäs has maintained its position as one of the world’s most sustainable company in its industry sector. This year’s results from the globally recognised Dow Jones Sustainability Index show that BillerudKorsnäs continues to be a leading company in the Containers & Packaging category.
1/29/2021 6:43:45 PM
A new recovery boiler in Frövi - An investment for the future
On January 28th, 2021, BillerudKorsnäs board decided to invest 2,6 billion SEK in a new recovery boiler in Frövi. The new boiler is planned to be put into operation at the end of 2023. It is an investment well anchored in BillerudKorsnäs strategy for a sustainable future and shall secure that Frövi will continue to be a highly integrated mill with a competitive production. IB:Spajax_2
9/16/2020 1:29:07 PM
BillerudKorsnäs nominated to the Swedish Design Award
BillerudKorsnäs’ package Precious competes for this year’s Swedish Design Award. The competition is decided by a renowned jury but also by a public vote. The voting is open until 20 September and anyone can vote for their favourite at designpriset.se.
5/12/2020 9:00:00 AM
BillerudKorsnäs signs challenge for company cars
Half of all cars sold in Sweden today are service cars or company cars. Thus, Swedish companies have great opportunities to influence our environment. BillerudKorsnäs find it obvious to sign the Company Car Challenge (“Tjänstebilsutmaningen” in Swedish) – a challenge that means that all new service cars and company cars should be electric or hybrid cars.
4/7/2020 2:13:47 PM
Production of Medical Papers During Covid-19 Pandemic
The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting us all in ways that we could have never foreseen. What BillerudKorsnäs can do and are doing in these difficult times is, besides to ensure the safest possible working environment for our employees, is to ensure stable production of SteriKraft® and MediKraft® medical paper to our medical packaging customers all over the world.
2/6/2020 11:32:06 AM
BillerudKorsnäs scores high on environment and climate
BillerudKorsnäs receives high points when CDP evaluates the company on disclosure, awareness and management of climate, water and forest issues. CDP is a non-profit organisation that annually analyses data from over 8,000 companies.
10/4/2019 12:03:00 PM
KM7, the world’s most modern board machine has been inaugurated
On the 3rd of October, the world’s most modern board machine was inaugurated in the presence of HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden and Minister of Enterprise Ibrahim Baylan, among others.
10/3/2019 6:00:00 AM
Today, the 3rd of October, is the day for the inauguration of the world’s most modern board machine. HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden and Minister of Enterprise Ibrahim Baylan will be present at the event.
10/1/2019 11:13:00 AM
Congratulations, banana-shaped design!
For 15 years running, BillerudKorsnäs has arranged and hosted PIDA - Packaging Impact Design Award, a competition among design students in France, Germany, Sweden and the UK. For the first time in the history of the competition, an all-European winner has been selected. The Grand Finale was held at Luxe Pack Monaco, the world’s leading trade fair for luxury packaging, and the title went to “Bois Underwear” by Swedish students from design college Nackademin.
9/25/2019 12:00:00 AM
BillerudKorsnäs best in walking the sustainability talk
In the Stockholm School of Economics’ “Walking the talk?” study 2019, BillerudKorsnäs’ sustainability work are ranked among the best among large companies on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Compared to 2017, BillerudKorsnäs keeps a shared first place among the companies analysed.
9/2/2019 12:36:00 PM
We are happy to introduce a revolution for the online retail market. The new product, Xpression E-Com, is a paper quality specially designed for e-commerce bags, providing a superior and direct substitute for single-use plastic mailing bags and other less efficient solutions.
2/26/2019 4:00:00 PM
Development of innovative forestry machine
In partnership with companies within the forestry industry and Komatsu Forest, BillerudKorsnäs is looking into developing a machine that will put less pressure on the ground – thus generating less impact on the forest while simultaneously improving operator comfort.
2/4/2019 1:59:00 PM
The FibreForm owl – award winning chocolate packaging
BillerudKorsnäs partner CHOCAL received innovation prize at ProSweets Cologne for challenging traditional chocolate packaging made out of aluminum. FibreForm® is the challenger and there is great potential for replacing further products.
12/21/2018 6:57:42 AM
BillerudKorsnäs once again top rated in global assessment
For the fifth consecutive year, BillerudKorsnäs receives the Gold Award of Ecovadis, thus continuing to be one in the top of the 50,000 companies being evaluated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.