We are pleased to announce that Korab International and Ilim Trading have taken another step forward to enhance their long-term trusted partnership relations. In January 2017, the parties declared their continuous business cooperation at Asian markets and Ilim Trading recognized Korab International as its major distributor for Containerboard in Philippines and Sack Kraft in Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and China, produced by Ilim Group.
Ilim Group is the largest pulp and paper company in Russia with its headquarters located in St Petersburg. The company’s business assets in the Arkhangelsk, Irkutsk, Leningrad and Moscow regions are the largest pulp and paper mills in the Russian forest industry accounting for more than 75% of the total pulp production and 20% of the board production in Russia. The total annual pulp and paper production volume of Ilim Group is over 3 million tons. With 17 thousand employees, the priorities of the company include customer needs, advantaged technologies, effectiveness, people development, reduction of environmental impact, industrial safety and social responsibility.
To express our joint commitment to customers in the Turkish Market, RockTenn and Korab organised an event at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Istanbul on the 7th of November, 2013, introducing RockTenn’s Corrugated Packaging leaders.
Mr.James B. Porter, president of RockTenn’s Corrugated Packaging business, personally made a presentation about RockTenn and the market fors its products.
Strong attendance by customers, who stayed to meet wtih RockTenn leaders one-on-one during the reception, indicates high interest.
Karelia Pulp / JSC Kondapoga has appointed Korab International as their exclusive sales channel and only partner for newsprint into Africa, Israel and Latin America.
It is a strategic partnership to introduce and expand Kondapoga newsprint sales into these markets which we believe will be future key export markets. By combining the vast network and trading experience of Korab in these markets with Kondapoga’s quality newsprint paper, we aim to become one of the major suppliers of newsprint in these regions on a long-term basis.
It is our pleasure to announce that Mark Kornfilt, son of our Founder and Chairman Mario Kornfilt, has joined the Board of Directors of Korab International AB.
Mark is a co-founder and active partner in the IT company, Livestream, with offices in North America, Europe and India. Livestream’s business operation is to connect people and live events.
We welcome Mark to our Board and look forward to receiving inspiration, innovative ideas and support through his background and experience in the IT industry.
We are pleased to announce that RockTenn has nominated Korab International as their exclusive agent for selling containerboard and fluff pulp products in Turkey.
RockTenn (NYSE: RKT) is one of North America’s leading integrated manufacturers of corrugated and consumer packaging. RockTenn’s 26,000 employees are committed to exceeding their customers’ expectations – every time. The Company operates locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina and China.
Since October KorCo AB & Co is Fiskeby´s main business partner in marketing and sales of all types of discounted board; stocklots, start-ups, side-runs and fill-out orders. Main markets are Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Fiskeby Board AB has been manufacturing paper and board since 1637, and are now dedicated to producing “Multiboard”, Europe’s strongest recovered fibre board.
We are very pleased to announce the launch of KorCo AB, a subsidiary company within the Korab Group.
The company will specialise in the marketing and sales of all types of discounted papers; stocklots, start-ups, side-runs and fill-out orders. In pairing Korab Groups’ strong financials and 100-year long history in the paper and pulp industry with the specialised knowledge in KorCo, the goal is to become the number one partner in the handling, marketing and sales of discounted papers.
As such, KorCo will be offering a tailored solution to all of its suppliers; from spot deals to a transparent integration into our partners’ supply chain with comprehensive contracts for all their discounted papers. Building on this expertise in the segment along with our global reach in marketing and sales, our strategy is to support our partners regardless of the market situation.
Although a new company, the partners at KorCo bring numerous years of experience from the industry and will have a global reach in both sourcing and sales.
For any further questions please feel free to contact us as per below.
Jan Kristiansson / Asia
Direct +46 31 771 87 60
Mobile +46 70 568 05 22
Jens Galatius / Asia
Direct +46 31 771 87 61
Mobile +46 70 585 62 14
Linus Holmdahl / Africa
Direct: +46 31 771 87 51
Mobile: +46 70 590 98 00
Robin Paijkull Knapp / Middle East
Direct: +46 31 771 87 55
Mobile: +46 73 512 18 68
On 6 September 2012, we will be gathering our families, friends, partners and clients in Istanbul to celebrate Korab’s Centennial.