Tag Archives: Annica Bresky

Stora Enso Received Approval for the Acquisition of De Jong Packaging Group

Stora Enso announced today that it has received regulatory approval from the EU Commission to proceed with the acquisition of De Jong Packaging Group. Closure of the transaction is still ongoing and expected to be finalised at the beginning of 2023. Stora Enso first announced its intention to acquire De Jong Packaging in September (see […]

Stora Enso to Invest EUR 1 Billion for Conversion of Idled Paper Machine at Oulu Mill to Paperboard

Stora Enso has decided to invest approximately EUR 1 billion to convert the remaining idle paper machine at the Group’s Oulu site in Finland into a high-volume consumer board production line. The investment supports the Group’s growth strategy in renewable packaging by providing new volume for growing packaging segments. Production on the converted machine is […]

4evergreen alliance : striving for full circularity of fibre-based packaging by 2030

The wood fibre-based packaging alliance 4evergreen held its launch event entitled “Perfecting circularity with fibre-based packaging”. The online event included a panel debate with industry leaders from Stora Enso (Finland), Huhtamaki (Finland), Mars (US), Nestlé (Switzerland) and Smurfit Kappa (Ireland). It highlighted the alliance’s vision to further advance circularity of fibre-based packaging and introduced the sector’s […]

How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine impacts the European pulp and paper industry

A viewpoint from Alejandro Mata, Director of European Packaging and Graphic Paper It has been almost a week since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. For many of us, the sheer shock of what is happening makes us realize how fragile our way of living is, and how fast things can change. Without minimizing the suffering […]

Stora Enso inaugurates its renewed containerboard mill in Oulu, Finland

Stora Enso recently arranged a virtual inauguration ceremony to celebrate the successful conversion of the Oulu Mill which was transformed from paper production into high-quality kraftliner production. The Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin, inaugurated the mill. Oulu is Stora Enso’s second successful conversion, following Varkaus Mill, inaugurated in 2016.   The EUR 350 million […]