Section: Iggesund

Iggesund’s challenge to designers: Improve the packaging in your local shops!

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Iggesund is challenging designers to make everyday consumer packaging more sustainable by replacing plastic, glass and metal with paperboard. © Iggesund<br /><br /> (photo: Andersson Rolf, Bildbolaget V�stervik)

/INS. Iggesund Paperboard is working via the American crowdsourcing company Crowdspring to challenge the world’s designers to improve existing consumer packaging.

Invercote upgrade - an adaptation to market demands

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©Iggesund (photo: Rolf Lavergren, www.bildbolaget.)

/INS. Iggesund Paperboard announces an upgrade to its flagship product, Invercote. From summer 2015 the bestselling paperboard in the Invercote family, Invercote G, will feature a lightly coated reverse side.

Paperboard gift cards lessen the environmental impact of Christmas

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Switching from plastic gift cards to paperboard ones is an easy way for companies to reduce their environmental footprint. © Iggesund<br /><br />

/INS. What can we give as a Christmas present when we don’t know what the other person wants? A gift card is one option that always works. But gift cards have changed over the past decade or so. What used to be a written commitment has become packaged offerings of money, experiences, music or other items, often in the form of a credit-card-sized PVC card.

Iggesund invests in organic growth

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Manufacturing capacity for Incada in Workington, England will increase by 20,000 annual tonnes. © Iggesund (photo: Rolf Andersson)

/INS. The board of the Holmen Group, which includes Iggesund Paperboard, decided on Wednesday to give the green light for investments totalling EUR 60 million in Iggesund’s mills at Iggesund, Sweden and Workington, England.

Iggesund awarded for reducing environmental impact

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Holmen, the forest industry group which includes Iggesund Paperboard, is on the UN Global Compact Index of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies. © Iggesund<br /><br /> (photo: Ulla-Carin Ekblom)

/INS. Iggesund has embarked on a substantial initiative to reduce its environmental impact, which is now being recognized the world over. In October, the Pulp & Paper Industry (PPI) presented Iggesund with its “Bio Strategy of the Year” award based on an extensive investment program to reduce fossil carbon emissions.