Press release
2 Oct 2014, 9:00 CET

BillerudKorsnäs wins Product Development award at Lafarge Global Supplier Awards 2014

BillerudKorsnäs is the proud winner of this year’s Product Development award at the Lafarge Global Supplier Awards held in Paris on September 17th 2014

Lafarge, the world in leader in building materials, rewarded the work done in close partnership between the Lafarge Research Centre in Lyon and the BillerudKorsnäs Sack Lab Sweden on the development of a new packaging solution.

Lafarge awarded 7 suppliers under different categories after an evaluation of 75 global suppliers.

Carlos Espina, Senior Vice President, Research and Development at Lafarge praised the Product Development award winner:

"The development is an exciting and enriching joint development between BillerudKorsnäs and Lafarge. This project shows that great achievements can be reached in a close and trusting cooperation between partners in the value chain."

Mikael Strömbäck, Business Segment Director, Sack Solutions at BillerudKorsnäs, had this to say upon accepting the award:

"We continue to lead the development of new smarter packaging innovations and this new sack solution perfectly illustrates the mission of BillerudKorsnäs: ‘’We challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future".

For further information, please contact:

Mikael Strömbäck, Business Segment Director Sack Solutions BillerudKorsnäs, +46 706 997467,

 Carlos Espina, SVP Lafarge Research & Development