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Sandra Sundbäck leaves the job as CEO of Paper Province

26 September, 2023

On 1 January 2024, Sandra Sundbäck will take on a new assignment where she will continue to develop the business sector – as the new CEO of the Chamber of Commerce in Värmland. Sandra Sundbäck has been the leader of Paper Province since 2020. Now, she takes her commitment and network further to the Chamber…

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Maria Sandberg receives Paper Province Award 2022

2 December, 2022

This year’s Paper Province Award goes to Maria Sandberg, Associate Professor of Environmental and Energy Systems at Karlstad University. Her research builds bridges between the research and business worlds, and paves the way for new value-added materials and products in the circular forest bioeconomy, created from residues and waste of the mills. “It feels very…

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Taigatech uses artificial intelligence to track logs

19 March, 2021

Taigatech has developed a unique technology that, in a cost-effective and time-efficient way, can recognize a log with the help of artificial intelligence, which makes it possible to recover more timber per sawn log. The company now becomes a member of Paper Province. Taigatech has developed a recognition technology that works much like Face-ID on…

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Sandra Sundbäck new CEO of Paper Province

4 June, 2020

Sandra Sundbäck has been appointed CEO of Paper Province. Sandra Sundbäck takes up her new position in August, when she takes over as cluster leader after Maria Hollander. Sandra Sundbäck currently works as Sustainability and Communications Manager at Volvo Construction Equipment in Arvika, Sweden. “I am very excited to take on this new challenge and…

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Forest material can be used as UV and fire protection

20 April, 2020

Lignin is a unique material found in all trees and plants; it possesses many properties. In addition to being used for green carbon fibre, biofuels and as a binder in a variety of products, it also has properties such as UV and fire protection. “What makes lignin unique is that the molecule has a variety…

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Paper Province attends the Madrid climate summit

23 December, 2019

Paper Province recently participated in the climate summit COP25 in Madrid. The meeting was recognized worldwide and became a perfect opportunity to put the spotlight on our innovative region. – It is important to point out our region’s leading position in sustainability and bioeconomy, says Gunnar Hellerström, project manager at Paper Province. The UN’s recent…

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