Stora Enso invests US$113m in Swedish facility to expand board production

SWEDEN – Finnish pulp and paper manufacturer, Stora Enso Stora Enso has invested €97 million (about US$112.63 million) to expand board production at its Skoghall site in Sweden.  The investment at Skogall will enable Stora Enso to accelerate growth and profit in end-use segments, including liquid packaging board and coated unbleached kraftliner.  In addition, the company will also initiate a “pre-feasibility study to convert the second, currently idle, line at its Oulu site in Finland, into a packaging board line”.   “Skoghall is one of our key integrated production sites for eco-friendly packaging materials,” said Hannu Kasurinen,…

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Tetra Pak, Stora Enso partner to boost Europe’s carton recycling capacity as Scholle IPN works on flexible plastic recycling

POLAND – Food packaging and processing company Tetra Pak and Stora Enso, a manufacturer of pulp, paper, and other forest products, are investing €29.1 million (US$39.98 million) in boosting the recycling capacity of beverage cartons in Central and Eastern Europe.   The investment will see the installation of a large-scale carton repulping line at Stora Enso’s Ostroleka production unit in Poland, tripling the annual recycling capacity of used beverage cartons in Poland from 25,000 to 75,000.  The increased capacity will enable the recycling of the entire volume of beverage cartons sold in the country, as well as those from neighboring countries including Hungary,…

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Pulpex, Stora Enso partner to ramp up production of 100% recyclable paper bottles

UK – Sustainable packaging technology company Pulpex has partnered with Finnish renewable materials company Stora Enso to mass produce 100% recyclable bottles and containers made from sustainably sourced, formed wood fiber pulp. Pulpex will use Stora Enso’s formed fiber material to create paper bottles for global brands in applications including alcohol and nonalcohol beverages and liquid foods, along with home and personal care products. All of Stora Enso’s wood fiber pulp comes from sustainable, verified sources and will be used to make Pulpex bottles that can be embossed, labeled and…

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