Spearhead Pioneer, Billerudkorsnäs

The Spearhead Group, Inc., works with best-in-class innovators from around the globe. Our Pioneers help enhance and extend brands beyond the ordinary and we’re so proud to work with them.

Billerudkorsnäs, based in Sweden, is a leading provider of packaging materials and solutions that challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future. Established in 2012 on North American soil, through the merger of Billerud and Korsnäs, their expertise, ranging from raw material to consumer insights and environmental concerns, is key for unlocking the potential of paper and packaging solutions, and ultimately, to empower brands and the packaging industry. In conjunction with ongoing capacity growth, the company continues significant expansion in the USA luxury and consumer goods packaging market with offices, personnel, and stock located across the country.

Working together with Billerudkorsnäs allows for a drive of innovation and sustainability. At the Spearhead Group, we believe in a set of core values to help lead a company, and working with Pioneers that set those same goals is something we strive for. Our core values are: 1.Focus on Sustainability and Diversity; 2. Innovative Thinking; 3. Do the Right Thing; 4. Acts with Equal Respect for Clients, Colleagues, and Suppliers; & 5. Go the Extra Mile. Can do attitude. Entrepreneurial Spirit. Billerudkorsnäs have three pillars/core values that they are based on:

  1. First-class packaging materials
  2. Innovative packaging solutions
  3. A network of like-minded partners

Driven by their ambition for continuous improvement and diversity of perspectives, their innovative thinking has helped to save resources, increase profits, and excite millions of consumers worldwide. Currently, the USA Cartonboard team has just expanded warehousing and distribution bi-coastally (in both MD and CA) to help support customers. Their BioFuel use in 2019 was 96.8% and they used only 3.2% of fossil fuels. They have helped brands greatly reduce CO2 emissions advance toward their carbon neutrality goals. They are also continuing to innovate to support plastic use reduction and impact climate change. We look forward to our continued relationship with Billerudkorsnäs and can’t wait to see what their future brings.