Paper Province Award 2020 to UMV Coating Systems

On November 12th UMV was announced as the winners of the award in strong competition with other companies from the paper industry. Per Emilsson and Håkan Karlsson from UMV proudly received the award in this years online event.

Award motivation
“For their world-leading and long-term development work in sustainable surface treatment technology in close cooperation with; customers, the academy, and other partners, has UMV Coating Systems been awarded the Paper Province Award 2020. With own innovations and tireless interest in development and cooperation, UMV shows how to stand up to change and turn them to success. UMV shares their know-how and commitment as well as the coating pilot facility in collaborative projects to develop new sustainable products leading the way to bio-based and biodegradable packaging solutions. Two key players at UMV, Håkan Karlsson and Per Emilsson, have contributed for many years to place the company in today’s position.”

The Paper Province award shall be awarded to a person or group active in: the academia, the industry or in the public sector, who has made major contributions to the development of forest-based bioeconomy.

Paper Province is a world-leading business cluster within the forest bioeconomy, owned and operated by more than 100 member companies. Based in Karlstad, Sweden, and connected worldwide.