A BUSINESS CLUSTER FOR FOREST BIO-ECONOMY
We want to build a world where our trees are used for much more than just paper and lumber. A world where goods and energy are produced by the forest instead of fossil raw materials. A world where we don't always take the easiest route, but the best, the most sustainable one.
Paper Province is a world-leading clusters within the forest bio-economy. On behalf of our member companies we work with innovation & development, recruitment, meeting places, internationalization and promotion. Our work is aimed at strengthening the entire region’s competitiveness by creating good cooperation between all actors in society – public and private.
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The Cluster organization was founded in 1999 and is owned and governed by around a hundred member companies – ranging from global giants to local suppliers.
THE ENTIRE VALUE CHAIN
Among our member companies you will find all major pulp and paper machine manufacturers, a quarter of Sweden’s pulp and paper mills and a number of small and Medium-sized suppliers of services and components. The companies represent the entire value chain from forest to finished product.
The region has more than 200 companies linked to the pulp and paper industry. The companies have approximately 12,000 employees, which is unique. No other place in the world have such a high concentration of competence and expertise in the pulp, paper and packaging.