Tag Archives: Europe

Future-Proofing Green and Digital Growth in the European Paper Industry

This is the introduction to a series of articles about the relationship between digitization and sustainability in the European paper industry. These articles are provided through Paper360°’s cooperation with Cepi, the nonprofit association for the European paper industry. Visit cepi.org.

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‘One of the World’s Most Modern Paper Mills’

Progroup is one of those unstoppable forces in the corrugated business in Europe, created and led by a founder with vision and a seemingly bulletproof growth strategy. Paper360o spoke to Jürgen Heindl, CEO of Progroup, about the latest addition to its growing fleet of paper machines and corrugated sheetboard plants.

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Cepi: Looking Toward a Carbon Neutral 2050

MARK RUSHTON The pulp and paper industry in Europe has shown real resilience in the face of challenges presented by COVID-19 and has been instrumental in keeping things going as normally as possible by supplying essential hygiene and packaging products. Jori Ringman, director general at Cepi, says “We reported early on in the pandemic to the European Commission. In fact, ...

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‘We Must Grow—In All Areas’

A lot of products can come from a tree; Swedish market pulp giant Södra Cell is a prime example of a modern forest products company taking advantage of the opportunities presented as the world slowly moves away from reliance on fossil fuels.

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RISI’s European CEO of the Year: Ksenia Sosnina, Ilim Group

Ksenia Sosnina has led Russia’s JSC Ilim Group to high margins and improved environmental performance. She’s also the first woman ever recognized as European CEO of the Year—but that’s only part of her leadership story.

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Heading For a Downturn?

Uncertainty clouds the global economy and thus the industry, but it could be a soft landing with brighter days coming in 2021.

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