2019-10-09

New strong cartonboard takes lightweighting to a new level

CrownBoard is the new cartonboard brand from BillerudKorsnäs, so strong that it allows for substantial reduction of packaging weight. The launch of CrownBoard gives customers new opportunities to save cost and reduce environmental impact.
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2019-10-02

Stora Enso introduces a renewable paperboard tube for cosmetics packaging to replace plastic

Stora Enso is introducing a paperboard tube for cosmetics packaging as a new, climate-friendly alternative to plastic tubes. The paperboard tube is suitable for the primary packaging of skin cream products.
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2019-09-18

Metsä Board introduces a new plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard

Metsä Board has taken the next step in barrier packaging of the future: a new plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard that can be recycled in paper or paperboard streams.
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2019-09-16

Stora Enso and Fiskeby show the way to circular bioeconomy

Stora Enso and Fiskeby show the way to circular bioeconomy: recycling trials prove that paper cups made from renewable fibre can be recycled
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2019-08-15

Smurfit Kappa's survey reveals 75% consumers prefer paper-based packaging against less sustainable alternatives

Smurfit Kappa has seen a marked increase in the number of companies seeking sustainable packaging alternatives for fresh fruit and vegetables.
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2019-08-07

MMK's UT TRAY BLACK REPLACES PLASTIC PACKAGING FOR FRUITS

Minimise waste, maximise the product impression – this could be the slogan of Austein Gård´s new cartonboard packaging for their strawberries
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2019-07-31

Kotkamills joins the KooKoo team

Kotkamills and a Finnish ice hockey club KooKoo partner up - together towards plastic-free game events.
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2019-05-28

Stora Enso has introduced Cupforma Natura Solo™

Stora Enso has introduced Cupforma Natura Solo™
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2019-05-28

Stora Enso has launched DuraSense™

Stora Enso has launched DuraSense™
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2019-04-26

Metsä Board renews its folding boxboard portfolio

Metsä Board renews its folding boxboard portfolio
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2019-01-31

Paperboard adds value to cherry tomato packaging in a recent study

Paperboard adds value to cherry tomato packaging in a recent study
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2019-01-03

PACKAGING MATERIAL - A KEY ISSUE FOR THE CLIMATE

Switching material from plastic to paperboard can reduce a packaging’s climate impact by 99 per cent.
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2018-11-12

FOODBOARD™ virgin fibre – award-winning sustainability

The prizes for the best cartons of the European Carton Excellence Award have now been awarded! Outstanding designs and functional solutions were honoured at the ECMA Congress Award Gala on 20 September - in the glamorous setting of the House of the Riga Latvian Society.
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2018-10-18

Neuromarketing leads to better packaging design

How can neuromarketing – using combinations of biometric measuring techniques to analyse consumer reactions – be a tool that makes packaging development more efficient? The answers will be supplied by Iggesund Paperboard and Tobii Pro, a global leader in the field of eye tracking, in exclusive seminars targeted at both companies’ customers.
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2018-06-27

Metsä Board receives EcoVadis Gold rating for corporate environmental and social responsibility

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards, has been awarded the Gold level rating by EcoVadis for the second consecutive year for its approach to sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Overall Metsä Board was ranked in the top 1% of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis across all categories.
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2018-06-22

Paperboard is replacing plastic to reduce climate impact

“When our card supplier, Megacard, suggested we could make our gift cards from paperboard and thereby drastically reduce their environmental impact, it was self-evident to us to switch,” explains Anna Marcusson, product manager for gift cards at SF Bio.
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2018-03-30

MMK digital, the new Sales and Service Channel

With MMK digital, Mayr-Melnhof Karton is the pioneer in the digitalisation of the cartonboard industry and sets new standards in terms of speed and communication.
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2018-01-30

Metsä Board launches an innovative eco-barrier paperboard

Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards, is launching a new eco-barrier paperboard. This new, innovative paperboard with a special barrier treatment is bio-based, recyclable and biodegradable, and developed especially for food service use. On top of the sustainability benefits of this new product it also offers efficiencies in printing and converting.
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2017-12-12

Multiple awards success for Metsä Board’s SkinCare 2.0 gift box design

On 4 December Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards, was named Champion of Packaging Printing, Paper Packaging, at the 29th Hong Kong Print Awards for its innovative SkinCare 2.0 gift box design.
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2017-11-21

Iggesund’s mills receives the highest sustainability rating from EcoVadis

Iggesund Paperboard’s both mills – in Iggesund, Sweden, and Workington, England - have been awarded the highest rating for sustainability in an evaluation done by the EcoVadis firm of analysts.
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2017-11-17

European paper industry calls for a reviewed Bioeconomy Strategy that bolsters investment

The European paper industry takes a positive stance on the European Commission’s Staff Working Document on the review of the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy.
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2017-11-07

Packaging design competition “Better with Less” challenges designers to create more environmentally-friendly solutions

Billions of consumer packages are consumed globally every day, and the amount is growing. The Better with Less – Design Challenge is challenging packaging designers to create ever more environmentally-friendly, functional packaging solutions for everyday goods. The international competition jury includes renowned packaging design experts.
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