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Highlights of 2021

The past year was exciting in many ways! We started off strong, with a proud inauguration of the biogas plant at Nymölla mill – a great step towards a more sustainable paper production. And by the end of the year, we shared some interesting insights on changed behavior and attitudes related to printing and paper purchase in the pandemic.

The plant is up and running!

One of the most important events at Multicopy during the past year must be the inauguration of the biogas plant at Nymölla mill, built in partnership with Gasum. Since April 27th 2021 it is in use, turning wastewater from the paper production into green energy in the form of liquefied biogas (LBG), and ensuring a more sustainable paper production.
Read more about it here.

New printing insights with Office Paper Market Study 2021

By the end of 2021, we presented the results from a vast market study that we initiated to investigate changes in attitudes and behavior related to printing and remote working in the pandemic. It brought to light interesting insights such as printers making people feel more productive, and print quality and sustainability attributes gaining importance in office paper purchase.
Take part of the full results here!

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Papermaking – a brief, vast history

Humans’ urge to communicate has always been strong – and with the evolution of paper, the written form of communicating opened a whole new world of efficiency, suddenly dismantling geographical boundaries. Naturally, the history of papermaking is closely connected to societal, industrial, and cultural events.

Stora Enso’s paper pulps certified as compostable

Eco-awareness and higher demands on sustainability features among customers tend to lead to good things. One current example is the initiated project at Stora Enso to certify all paper pulp grades as compostable, to helps consumers make more eco-friendly choices.

Exceeded expectations after one year of biogas production at Nymölla mill

In 2021, the Multicopy production base in Nymölla mill took a step further in the fossil free journey, with Stora Enso entering a partnership with energy company Gasum. We had a talk with Erik Woode, Director, Project Development & Execution, at Gasum, to get a status update after one year of turning residue water from production into fossil free fuel.