BillerudKorsnäs introduces a new life cycle comment apparatus for packaging

Tue, May 26, 2020 10:30 CET

Many brands and retailers could revoke a meridian impact of their wrapping adult to 50 percent and equivocate thousands of tonnes of CO dioxide being issued to air. The formula is formed on a vast series of life cycle assessments achieved by BillerudKorsnäs in a new apparatus that evaluates a environmental impact of opposite wrapping solutions. The digital apparatus has perceived a comfortable acquire by business and code owners in their office of shortening CO emissions.

Global direct for wrapping is rising with sustainability as a clever driver, that means destiny wrapping will need to be designed so that it does not impact a climate.

– There is a believe opening on a market, says Johan Tegell, Business Development Director during BillerudKorsnäs. Companies don’t realize how many they can revoke their CO and uninformed H2O footprint from packaging. It’s about optimising a wrapping to a supply sequence and selecting suitable tender materials. Normally usually tiny adjustments are indispensable to get good environmental savings. This was a reason because we introduced a life cycle comment tool, to yield a business with environmental insights about their packaging. Most business are astounded when they see a formula and realize a intensity savings.

Life cycle comment is a technique used to consider a environmental impact compared with all a stages of a product’s life, from a descent of tender materials by to processing, manufacturing, travel and end-of-life treatment. Traditionally, behaving one singular life cycle comment could take months of work due to a vast volume of information that needs to be collected from a value chain.

The recently introduced digital apparatus contains an endless database on opposite wrapping materials, including information from BillerudKorsnäs’ possess production. By selecting a series of parameters associated to a packaging, such as material, size, prolongation location, transport, and ordering method, it will uncover a sum life cycle impact for CO dioxide emissions and H2O consumption. At BillerudKorsnäs, a apparatus is especially used to urge supply sequence potency and environmental opening for business with prolongation in Asia. Customers can afterwards use a information in their environmental communication and sustainability reporting.

The attire association LPP, that has over 1,700 stores opposite a world, was one of a pioneers to try a new life cycle comment apparatus together with BillerudKorsnäs.

– Sustainability is a many critical subject in today’s universe and we during LPP are really critical about holding caring of a future. The team-work with BillerudKorsnäs and a use of a life cycle comment apparatus enabled LPP not usually to know though to most revoke a glimmer of CO2.  The doing of BillerudKorsnäs’ wrapping solutions upheld LPP’s inner CO2 goals, says Monika Kotwicka, Manager Purchasing Processes at LPP.

During a year, BillerudKorsnäs will serve rise a apparatus to embody some-more information points on opposite materials. The apparatus is 3rd celebration reviewed and used on all projects within a Business Unit Managed Packaging.

For serve information, greatfully contact:
Johan Tegell, Business Development Director, Managed Packaging, +46855333725,

Louise Wileen Bjarke, Head of Press, +46722103514,


BillerudKorsnäs provides wrapping materials and solutions that plea required wrapping for a tolerable future. We are a world-leading provider of primary twine formed wrapping materials and have business in over 100 countries. The association has 8 prolongation units in Sweden, Finland and a UK and about 4300 employees in over 13 countries. BillerudKorsnäs has an annual turnover of about SEK 22 billion and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.