Hyvää Uutta Vuotta
Or Happy New Year...is it too late to say this? Maybe we can get a way with it this time!
Welcome to 2019, we hope that your year is taking shape and already looking productive, dynamic and successful. January is usually the time to look forward, so that is what we will do in this our 2nd Newsletter. We will give you all a little taster into our 2019 - which promises to be extremely exciting.
Thank you all for your ever continuing support, we can't wait to share this journey with you more as the year goes on.
Koepala's Preview of the Year
2019 looks set to be a big year for packaging firms, with people seeing the immediate need for sustainable solutions. These solutions will come from all ends of the value chain. Koepala believe our solutions offer something to all users.We believe that in 2019 Koepala will be positive drivers for change, and we want you to join our journey. We are launching a community around our innovations. Keep your eyes out for this as the year progresses.
Kemira IndustryHack Winner
Just before Christmas Koepala won the #FoodForThought Industryhack innovation challenge! Janne & Riitta, from Koepala, produced the winning idea on a sustainable packaging solution for takeaway food, which was met extremely positively by Kemira.
“Koepala’s proposal is very concrete and responded well to our challenge. It can be piloted in a short time frame and we see potential in it." Sami Puttonen, Senior Manager from Kemira’s Pulp&Paper segment commented after.
Needless to say we are all extremely happy with the results. For the full story click here
January started very positively indeed with the announcement that we are 4th on the list of top trending startups in Finland! To be 4th on the list in Finland, such a hotbed for start-up activity is fantastic news. Our marketing team will work hard to maintain this position. Thank you to our growing community and partners who have shared, liked and engaged with our material it really resonates with the team here.
Remember to keep liking those posts!
Keep Reading for more information on Startup 100
In 2019 we are planning to attend more events than before. We are especially excited as this will give us a chance to meet with the growing number of people in the sustainable packaging community and beyond
If you want to meet us during Spring 2019, Koepala will be at:
Beyond Next - A Circular Economy Forum in Amsterdam
Packaging Innovations - The UK's largest packaging show in Birmingham
World Travel Catering Expo - The event for the travel catering industry, Hamburg
World Circular Economy Forum - Premier event of circular economy, Helsinki
Keep watching our social channels for more information on these events.