Billerud launches new sack paper with increased porosity

Billerud launches new sack paper with increased porosity Together with converters and end-users, Billerud has further developed its QuickFill product and is now launching the next generation of sack paper. QuickFill Plus provides improved filling economy in the form of a faster and cleaner filling process, smaller and more compact sacks, better fine adjustment of content and less paper consumption per sack. The sack paper has a unique combination of very high porosity and the best strength properties on the market. The new sack paper lets through 100 ml of air in 3 seconds and has a TEA index of 3.1 J/g. Solna, October 21, 2003 Billerud AB (publ) Bert Östlund CEO Pictures available at: http://www.newsonline.nu/imgway/index.asp?pmid=30838 For further information, please contact Staffan Fors, Marketing Director Paper, tel. +46 8 553 335 16 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/10/21/20031021BIT00730/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/10/21/20031021BIT00730/wkr0002.pdf http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/10/21/20031021BIT00730/bild.html Pictures

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BillerudKorsnäs provides packaging materials and solutions that challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future. We are a world-leading provider of primary fibre based packaging materials and have customers in over 100 countries. The company has 8 production sites in Sweden, Finland and the UK and about 4300 employees in over 13 countries. BillerudKorsnäs has an annual turnover of about SEK 22 billion and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. www.billerudkorsnas.com