9/13/2023 4:37:21 PM

Billerud receives high marks in sustainability measurements

Recently, Billerud has received two high rankings in sustainability measurements – EcoVadis and ESG100.
6/15/2023 3:30:43 PM

Billerud is honored as one of Sweden's most attractive employers among students

Every year, Career Company (Karriärföretagen) lists the approximately 200 companies that offer the best career and development opportunities to young talents. Billerud was already awarded this recognition earlier this year and is now also proud to be ranked in the top 10 among Sweden's most attractive employers for university and engineering students.
6/2/2023 12:35:42 PM

We are building for a sustainable future - the new recovery boiler in Frövi is approaching commissioning

In 2021, a decision was made to invest 2.6 billion SEK in a new recovery boiler in Frövi. It is part of the transition to a fossil-free and circular society where packaging is recyclable. The investment is strategic for Billerud but also for the basic industry in Sweden. Despite a challenging external environment, the important milestones have been achieved according to schedule.
4/24/2023 1:57:51 PM

Billerud is exploring the possibilities of Bio-CCS

The global climate agreement that came into force in 2016 not only demanded a steep reduction in greenhouse gas emissions but also the creation of net-negative emissions. To address this, Billerud sees carbon capture as part of the solution to the climate challenges of our time.
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
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

Inauguration KM7

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

Xpression E-Com

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".