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Matilda Iverlund appointed new CEO for Paper Province

9 February, 2024

Paper Province has recruited Matilda Iverlund as the new CEO. Matilda Iverlund brings experience from the forestry industry and looks forward to leading Paper Province into the future. “We are delighted to have successfully recruited Matilda Iverlund after an extensive and rigorous search and selection process. She has a knack for turning ideas into tangible…

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Increased profitability with the development of services

9 July, 2021

More than 30 companies have been helped to increase their profitability and to meet the challenges of the future by courses in service-driven corporate development, arranged by Paper Province. “The idea is to provide additional knowledge for companies that work in manufacturing and explore how they can add services to increase their competitiveness”, says Per…

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Anders Brolin from Stora Enso takes a leading position on the Paper Province board

4 June, 2021

Anders Brolin from Stora Enso has been elected as Paper Province’s new chairman of the board after the resigning Ola Brundin, AFRY. The announcement was made at Paper Province’s Annual General Meeting on May 21. Anders Brolin is Director, Group Innovation and R&D at Stora Enso with focus on research relations in Sweden. “I am…

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Chairman Ola Brundin is proud of the region

10 June, 2020

Chariman Ola Brundin is proud of his habitant area, the region of Värmland in centre Sweden. He have had the assignment as chairman of Paper Province since May 2019, and has a clear picture of what´s important for the cluster in the future. “Employees at our member companies should feel that they are investing in,…

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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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Maria Hollander ends as CEO of Paper Province

17 February, 2020

Maria Hollander leaves her position as CEO of the Swedish bioeconomy cluster Paper Province to seek new challenges. During her more than eight years as CEO, sustainability issues and innovation have been given greater focus. “It’s been a fantastic journey”, she says. One important milestone was when Paper Province in 2013 received a ten-year funding…

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The basic industry is building Swedish welfare

24 January, 2020

Every year, Sweden’s basic industry generates billions to society. A new report shows exactly how important it is to the Swedish welfare. ”We know that industrial companies and their subcontractors are important, but we haven`t known exactly how important they are to society”, says Mattias Säfström, CEO of IUC Steel & Manufacturing. The report, called…

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Forty years in a friendly spirit

8 August, 2019

Forty years in the industry should be celebrated. Paper Province member company Nykvist Skogs did it in the family way: with employees, visitors and residents in Gräsmark. “That’s how we want it, to meet everyone with a smile,” says CEO Pär Skinnargård. On June 29, Nykvist Skogs celebrated 40 years as a company. As in…

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Mycorena takes fish food production from lab to tens of thousands of tonnes

5 August, 2019

Mycorena is first among the companies supported by the LignoCity2.0 project to reach the market faster with better results. Their fish feed made from waste streams from paper mills should now be scaled up from lab level to thousands of tonnes. Imagine a circular economy, where everything is used and nothing is wasted. One of…

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Impressed Prime Minister saw the road ahead

2 August, 2019

It was a satisfied Prime Minister who visited Stora Enso Gruvön’s sawmill on July 3. A delegation from the government office was given a guided tour of the new cross-glued wood factory, in what can be seen as the first step in the journey towards a wooden building sealer Sweden. – It’s great to be…

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