Incada, the paperboard produced at Iggesund Paperboard’s Workington Mill, . Product overview. The Iggesund paperboard product range is very extensive. Iggesund Mill (including Strömsbruk Mill ) in Sweden is one of the most.

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Iggesund Paperboard strives to inspire next-century packaging with sustainable paperboard products, services and advice that enhance the value of world-class brands.

Outstanding characteristics include superior durability, excellent color reproduction, whiteness that resists fadings, taint and odor neutrality and design versatility. Established in and part of the Holmen forest industry group, the company relies on its own sustainably managed forests to ensure a renewable material for centuries to come.

CA14 1JX, Iggesund Paperboard (Workington) Limited: environmental permit issued EPR/BJ7590IB/V005

The converters chose Invercote as the clear leader, significantly ahead of number two, Performa from Stora Enso. Incada placed third among the 14 brands that qualified for the list of European leaders, according to the converters. Their highest service priorities are availability and delivery reliability.

Opticom also produces a corresponding ranking of paperboard brands based on interviews with owners of consumer brands in six market segments: In addition, European brand owners who manufacture in Asia can now be more secure in knowing paperoard they can use Invercote there as igesund. The photo shows a card with extreme laser cutting designed by Van Heertum Design, Tilburg, the Netherlands.

One project, Grow Your Income, aims to engage and interest local farmers to start growing willow paperbowrd be delivered as biomass to the mill. The programme has been well received and is growing. Some of the benefits for local farmers in Cumbria and the Borders include a secure, long-term regular income, increased farm biodiversity, land protection, for example against soil erosion, and the management of environmental pollution such as excess run-off. SRC willow crop can even give bees a good source of pollen early on in the season.


SRC willow crop can help farmers realise diversification by providing an additional good and reliable source of income on part of their land, thereby improving profitability and enabling a sustainable food supply when the world market affects food income.

The mill produces Incada, a high quality folding box board FBB. Interest is growing and the number of farmers planting new SRC willow crops is increasing each year, especially since these energy crops offer the farmer a way to diversify without taking on much risk. It igyesund has a growing list of farmers and landowners who are planning to plant willow within the Grow Your Income programme this year and in The company invested million pounds to build itgesund new biomass-fuelled CHP plant, which went online in March The mill had already secured a sufficient biomass supply for the next several years but wanted to plan for the long term.

Iggesund saw the opportunity to develop a new source of biomass in SRC energy crops. In its iggewund plan for Cumbria the UK environment department, DEFRA, has paperboarx out parts of the county as being highly suitable for growing such crops. Previous energy crop projects in Cumbria have failed due to their unpredictable harvesting costs. This was where Iggesund Workington saw new possibilities.

The company already has its own forestry harvesting service plus an extensive timber transport network throughout northern England and southern Scotland. So both the knowledge and iggesynd for the harvesting of forest raw materials were readily available. On this basis the company developed an offer to farmers. Iggesund takes responsibility both for the harvesting costs and for transporting the crop, while also guaranteeing farmers a return on their investment, which is index linked during iggesujd contract period, currently 22 years.


Since the turn of the millennium the company has invested almost million pounds to develop its paperboard manufacturing process.

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Three years ago Iggesund made one of its smaller investments over the years — it planted an energy crop on the ten hectares of land surrounding the mill. The crop will be harvested for the first time in the winter of The fields around Workington Mill were planted in early June with fast growing SRC willow, which has already grown to an incredible height.

The first harvest will take place in the autumn of More stable quality, increased production and totally new conditions. The oldest part of the board machine, the press section, was replaced with cutting-edge technology.

A rebuild of a huge paper machine is a race against time. The project must therefore be planned down to the smallest detail so ;aperboard all the contractors know precisely what they must do and when.

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Planning for a stoppage like that at Workington starts more than a year in advance. Today Workington is the only remaining paperboard mill using virgin fibre in the British Isles. In the mill switched overnight from using fossil natural gas to using biomass as its energy source. It is made of virgin fibre and is built to have a stiffness that makes it a preferred packaging material among companies wanting to give their products good protection with low weight while still paperboxrd the best possible print results on their packaging.

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