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Biobase Sweden AB closes second capitalization round at new evaluation of 25 million SEK

2 May, 2022

Biobase Sweden AB closes the second of three planned capitalization rounds of 4 million SEK at an evaluation of 25 million SEK pre-money. The round was oversubscribed. Biobase Sweden AB has an ambitious plan to grow the business both regionally and globally. Sales in Sweden is growing, and the company plans to introduce its products…

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Stora Enso and Picadeli collaborate to make salad packaging more sustainable

28 February, 2022

Stora Enso and Picadeli, Europe’s leading take-away salad bar company, are introducing renewable formed fiber lids to replace single-use plastics in take-away packaging. The lids are made of PureFiber™ by Stora Enso, and they are plastic-free, recyclable, and biodegradable. The innovation will help Picadeli reduce approximately 120 tonnes of plastic waste annually. “Our strategic aim…

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Lignin plant accessible from all over the world

7 February, 2022

Thanks to a digitization of LignoCity, the test and development facility for the forest raw material lignin, geographical boundaries are a thing of the past. It is now possible to tour the plant from all over the world and at the same time get an insight into the fantastic world of lignin. Lignin is the…

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Empowering the transition

20 January, 2022

Paper Province is entering the new year with more member companies, employees, and projects than ever before. “This strengthens the shared muscles that we as a cluster need to lead the transition towards a more climate-friendly society by utilizing the forest”, says Sandra Sundbäck, CEO of Paper Province. As a business cluster in the forest…

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The future grows in the forest

22 December, 2021

“To achieve a green transition, we must dare to question and show new ways and contexts for our entrepreneurs. We must be courageous, open-minded and collaborative. This way, we promote innovation, sustainability, and long-term vision for the forest in the future”, says Sandra Sundbäck, CEO of Paper Province. The strategic idea of Paper Province is…

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Renewcell teams up with AFRY to digitalize production

15 December, 2021

Textile recycling company Renewcell has chosen AFRY as a partner to digitalize production in its production facilities in Kristinehamn and Sundsvall. AFRY will deliver an industrial IT solution and the digital platform will act as a hub for all information in the production process. Renewcell is a multi-award winning textile recycling company. With the technology…

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Dedicated wood construction expert receives Paper Province Award

10 December, 2021

Every year, Paper Province awards someone who has made a significant contribution to boost the sustainable bioeconomy. This year’s winner, Lars Atterfors, is awarded for his engagement in the industrial wood construction industry. “It is an honor and feels a bit unreal, but also great”, says Lars Atterfors. The modern construction industry uses large amounts…

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Paper Province part of the ROSEWOOD4.0 knowledge platform for regional forest innovation

26 November, 2021

The EU project ROSEWOOD4.0 now launches a new repository for best practices and innovative digital solutions aiming to revolutionise the European forestry and wood sector. The open portal is available as a result of the project in which Paper Province has been an active partner. Paper Province represents Sweden in the ROSEWOOD4.0 project and is…

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Open call: Apply for support to scale up the bioeconomy using digitization

29 October, 2021

Small and medium-sized enterprises can now apply for a place in the bioeconomy accelerator programme DigiCirc. The programme will fund, and support solutions focused on digital technologies. DigiCirc is a project that strengthens the circular economy through digital tools. It supports highly innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the development and marketing of solutions,…

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Melker of Sweden available in the USA

21 October, 2021

In early springtime 2022, paddlers of the Great Lakes region will get the opportunity to experience sleek and stylish kayaks from Melker of Sweden, as Offshore Marine / Paddling Warehouse in Chicago introduces the brand in the USA. Swedish-based Melker of Sweden is a member of Paper Province and was founded in 2015, with the…

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