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Billerud introduces new regional organization for Europe and appoints acting CFO

Billerud is introducing a new organization whereby the company harmonizes and operates its business in two distinct geographical regions – Europe and North America. Billerud further appoints Andrei Krés as acting CFO, effective immediately. Matthew Hirst, previously EVP Commercial, has been appointed President of Billerud Europe and will lead the new European organization consisting of […]

Billerud Gains Funding Approval from Michigan Legislators in Support of Escanaba Mill Conversion

Billerud announced that the Michigan House of Representatives and Senate has passed legislation approving an appropriation of up to USD 200 million in funding to support the company’s plans to convert its paper mill in Escanaba, Michigan, to the production of paperboard. The legislation must be approved by Michigan’s Governor, which is expected to occur […]

Michigan Strategic Fund Approves Support for Billerud’s Escanaba Mill Transformation Project

Billerud U.S. Production Holding LLC is a subsidiary of Billerud, a leading paper and packaging provider headquartered in Sweden. The company has about 5,800 employees worldwide, with more than 1,200 employees in Michigan. Earlier this year, Billerud acquired Ohio-based Verso Corporation, a leading producer of coated paper in North America as part of its global […]