Tag: Stora Enso

Stora Enso invests in sludge separation technology at mill resulting in biofuel

Stora Enso invests in sludge separation technology at mill resulting in biofuel

December 15, 2018 |

In Finland, Stora Enso will invest $24.8 million (EUR 22 million) at Skoghall Mill in Sweden in an expansion of the existing water treatment plant which is used in the production of cartons where small particles of wood fiber remain. By expanding the plant, the separation of sludge is improved, which in turn improves the […]

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Stora Enso and Sulapac introduce demo of biocomposite straw

Stora Enso and Sulapac introduce demo of biocomposite straw

December 5, 2018 |

In Finland, Stora Enso and Sulapac continue to combat the global problem of plastic waste by introducing a demo of a sustainable straw at Slush 2018, a global leading startup event gathering of 20,000 tech enthusiasts. The demo, targeting industrial scale production, is designed to replace traditional plastic straws with renewable ones. The straws are […]

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Stora Enso signs agreement to acquire forest assets in Bergvik Skog

Stora Enso signs agreement to acquire forest assets in Bergvik Skog

December 2, 2018 |

In Sweden, the shareholders of Bergvik Skog AB, a Swedish forest holding company, signed a binding agreement regarding the intent to restructure its ownership. With this agreement, the parties aim to complete the transaction during the first half of 2019. Stora Enso’s forest holdings in Sweden will increase to 1.4 million hectares, of which 1.15 […]

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Stora Enso launches biobased RFID tag technology for intelligent packaging

Stora Enso launches biobased RFID tag technology for intelligent packaging

November 11, 2018 |

In Finland, Stora Enso makes a high-tech meets eco-friend move by launching a new sustainable paper-based RFID tag technology called ECO, designed for intelligent packaging functionalities in supply chain, retail and e-commerce applications. Intelligent Packaging by Stora Enso develops and delivers RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology, which allows the packaged product to be automatically tracked, […]

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Stora Enso hits 7th consecutive quarter of sales growth

Stora Enso hits 7th consecutive quarter of sales growth

October 28, 2018 |

In Finland, Stora Enso’s sales increased 3.0% to EUR 2 585 (2 509) million, making Q3 the seventh consecutive quarter of sales growth. The growth was primarily due to favorable prices and active product mix management. Q4/2018 sales are estimated to be slightly higher than the amount of EUR 2 585 million recorded in the […]

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Stora Enso’s Lignin Wins ‘Best Product Innovation’ at ICIS Innovation Awards

Stora Enso’s Lignin Wins ‘Best Product Innovation’ at ICIS Innovation Awards

October 13, 2018 |

In Finland, Lineo by Stora Enso won ‘Best Product Innovation’ at the ICIS Innovation Awards 2018. Lineo, which was launched earlier this year and is made from lignin, can be used in a range of applications for which fossil-based materials are currently used. It is a renewable replacement for oil-based phenolic materials, which are used […]

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Stora Enso invests millions in green energy at German biomass mill

Stora Enso invests millions in green energy at German biomass mill

July 22, 2018 |

In Finland, Stora Enso is installing a new steam turbine with a closed-loop cooling system and additional biomass storage at its mill in Maxau, Germany. The investment cost is approximately EUR 25 million (approximately $29 million) and implementation of the project is scheduled to start during the third quarter of 2018 with completion in 2020. […]

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Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences teams with Stora Enso on R&D program

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences teams with Stora Enso on R&D program

June 5, 2018 |

In Sweden, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Stora Enso. Through the agreement SLU and Stora Enso intend to establish a long-term collaboration in research and development, education, competence building, and innovation within the fields of forestry and bio-based materials. The main objective of the collaboration is […]

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Stora Enso launches Lineo to provide biobased alternatives for fossil-based materials

Stora Enso launches Lineo to provide biobased alternatives for fossil-based materials

February 20, 2018 |

In Finland, the launch of Lineo by Stora Enso is an important step in the way towards replacing fossil-based materials with renewable solutions. Lineo is available to companies seeking more sustainable, biobased alternatives. Lignin is a renewable replacement for oil-based phenolic materials which are used in resins for plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), laminated veneer lumber […]

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Stora Enso, Rennovia ink biobased chemicals development deal

Stora Enso, Rennovia ink biobased chemicals development deal

May 11, 2016 |

In California, Renewable materials company Stora Enso and specialty chemicals company Rennovia Inc. have announced a joint development and license agreement to cooperate on bio-based chemicals development. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will cooperate to develop processes for bio-based chemicals of interest to Stora Enso, employing Rennovia’s high-throughput catalyst discovery infrastructure […]

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