Press release
2 Jun 2021, 10:20 CET

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

SWAPP® to paper packaging for a sustainable future! SWAPP® with an extra P for paper is a range of fibre-based packaging materials from BillerudKorsnäs to enable transition from plastic to paper and meet new consumer demands through better sustainability performance for people and the planet.

BillerudKorsnäs’ SWAPP® is an opportunity for companies to grow business by meeting new consumer and regulatory demands through renewable and innovative paper applications. SWAPP® is a collaborative and seamless process where the BillerudKorsnäs guides brand owners and retailers through the transformation towards sustainable paper packaging solutions.

“The FMCG packaging market is in a transformation phase – immense change will have to take place if brand owners and retailers are to meet directives and fulfil corporate commitments by 2025. With the SWAPP® offering BillerudKorsnäs provides sustainable paper alternatives to resolve some of the most imminent challenges: driving plastic reduction, CO2 reduction, and increasing recycling rates”,   says Patrik Bosander, Director Packaging Solutions at BillerudKorsnäs.  

BillerudKorsnäs takes responsibility for the transition from A to Z. Within a SWAPP® project the team supervises all actions to deliver a solution designed for consumer appeal and commercial performance. BillerudKorsnäs can provide paper material expertise, industrial experience, a network of converters and designers and prepare for a full-scale industrial packaging production.

“SWAPP® is about focusing on the needs and market requirements of brand owners and retailers as they move to paper solutions. Our brand owner managers and project teams collaborate with the key functions within the brand owner’s organization – packaging development, brand management, production – to deliver paper solutions that are “on brand” and are suited for their own production scale-up.  We orchestrate the critical players in the supply chain: from the brand’s production hall and filling machine adaptation, to converting and guidance to capable partners and ultimately to our own paper mills and innovation teams.” says Kristopher Fain, Director Solutions Sales, BillerudKorsnäs. 

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For further information please contact:
Patrik Bosander, Director Packaging Solutions,, phone: +46702135990
Kristopher Fain, Director Solutions Sales,, phone: +46722173692
Louise Wileen Bjarke, Head of Press,, phone: +46722103514

BillerudKorsnäs provides packaging materials and solutions that challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future. We are a world-leading provider of primary fibre based packaging materials and have customers in over 100 countries. The company has 8 production units in Sweden, Finland and the UK and about 4500 employees in over 13 countries. BillerudKorsnäs has an annual turnover of about SEK 24 billion and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.