18/09/2018 – News / Packaging / Innovation / Husqvarna / Stora Enso / Finland
Stora Enso named ‘Most Innovative Supplier’ by Husqvarna
Husqvarna Group – a leading producer of outdoor power products – has named Helsinki-headquartered Stora Enso its most innovative supplier. Pulp and paper manufacturer Stora Enso supplies corrugated packaging to Husqvarna and received the prestigious Innovation Award during its annual event for suppliers.
Stora Enso’s achievements include producing ‘Cone Box’ – a new, innovative packaging solution for Husqvarna’s chainsaws. In addition to its unique design, Cone Box has reinforced protection for the guide bar.
Benefits of Cone Box
According to Stora Enso, the new packaging solution saves on transportation costs, reduces complaints and is a winner for the environment.
Cone Box has enabled Husqvarna to increase its fill capacity by 37 per cent; decrease the number of pallets by 5,300; decrease the number of containers by 180, and reduce CO2 emissions by 190 tonnes.
Investing for the long-term
In its citation for the award, Husqvarna mentioned that Stora Enso invests for the long-term in competence, resources and proactive involvement, in order to understand its customers’ needs. Through this initiative, Stora Enso has enabled Husqvarna to sustainably achieve its ambitious goals concerning development and innovations in the supply chain.
“We are naturally both proud and pleased to receive this award from Husqvarna, with whom we have been collaborating for many years,” says Fredrik Stensson, Sales Director at Stora Enso, Division Packaging Solutions. “We work continually on innovation at Stora Enso, and in partnership with customers like Husqvarna we have the opportunity to make a big difference, as regards both cost and the environment.”
Stora Enso at Scanpack 2018
Stora Enso will display selected innovation packaging products, including the Cone Box, at the upcoming Scanpack exhibition in Gothenburg 23-26 October.
Visit the firm at Booth: C03:02. For more information on Scanpack, go to: https://en.scanpack.se/home/