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Metsä Board Magazine

Metsä Board magazine is a stakeholder magazine featuring examples of best practice and reports on trends in business. Reading through the Magazine you will learn how Metsä Board serves you with environmentally friendly, high-performance paperboards for consumer goods, retail-ready and food service.

 

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  • Safe fresh fibre paperboard

    2017/ Products and services

    Further proof our paperboards' safety

    In 2016 Metsä Board carried out a study on mineral oil migration into food from packaging and got some convincing data on its paperboards product safety.  

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  • Stina Drotz Husum

    2017/ Products and services

    Metsä Board Husum mill breaking new barriers

    ​The new extrusion coating line at Metsä Board Husum mill will start up in the first half of 2017. With PE coating capacity of some 100,000 t/a, the new line enables Metsä Board to serve the global food service market even better.

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  • Leena Yliniemi, technical marketing director, Metsä Board and Veijo Korkalainen commercial director of the corrugated segment at

    2017/ Products and services

    The future of retail-ready packaging looks Brite+

    ​Metsä Board’s white linerboard range has a recent addition, Kemiart Brite+. This grade is a specially designed coated white-top kraftliner suitable for brand, retail and consumer packages, and is also safe for food packaging.

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  • 2016/ Sustainability

    Barilla and Metsä Board – Good for the future

    ​The collaboration between Barilla and Metsä Board began in 2007. It is no surprise that the companies share interests related to sustainability.

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  • T2 apple tea packaging

    2016/ Products and services

    Intriguing experiences for curious tea drinkers

    ​For tea and teawares company T2, packaging is an essential part of enjoying tea.

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  • Partiolaisten adventtikalenteri

    2016/ Products and services

    A feel-good purchase made from Metsä Board's paperboard

    ​Did you open the window on an advent calendar this morning? A calendar brings joy and excitement in the middle of the darkest time of the year. Let us introduce you to five perspectives to the traditional Advent Calendar of the Guides and Scouts of Finland. 

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  • Husum mill water usage

    2016/ Sustainability

    Metsä Board on CDP's Water A List for the second year in a row

    ​Metsä Board is among the leading companies in sustainable management of water resources.

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  • High stumps and retention trees support biodiversity

    2016/ Sustainability

    High stumps and retention trees support forest nature's biodiversity

    ​​Forest owners and the forest industry work daily for supporting the Finnish forest nature. One of the most visible examples of Metsä Group's efforts are retention trees and high stumps, left at felling sites in the context of regeneration felling which is important for sustainable bioeconomy and forest nature biodiversity.

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  • Metsä Board, box wine

    2016/ Markets and trends

    Box wines showing all the right signs

    Bag-in-box packages are gaining more and more foothold in some of the largest wine drinking countries in North America and Europe. The market intelligence publisher Euromonitor is forecasting an increase of 4 % p.a. for the global bag-in-box retail packaging market by 2020.

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  • Metsä Board's food packaging, logistics

    2016/ Sustainability

    Protecting the food throughout the value chain

    ​Food is a necessity too precious to be wasted. With high-quality packaging, food waste can be reduced.

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  • Pro Carton ECMA Award winner 2016

    2016/ Products and services

    Metsä Board successful in 2016 Pro Carton ECMA Awards

    Three cartons using fresh fibre paperboards from Metsä Board won at the 2016 Pro Carton ECMA Awards, including the award for the Carton of the Year.

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  • Behind the scenes of making a video of Husum's new proction line

    2016/ Products and services

    Lights! Camera! Action!

    ​At the beginning of 2016, Metsä Board started up a new folding boxboard production line at its Husum mill in Sweden. A new video was produced to highlight this, made in collaboration with Valmet – the technology company who supplied the new line.

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  • Metsä Board and sustainable forest management

    2016/ Sustainability

    Impressing by numbers

    ​Every second. That’s how often Metsä Group delivers a tree seedling to a forest-owner for planting. This amounts annually to 30 million seedlings and provides the foundation for sustainable forest management.

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  • Metsä Board Kyro mill

    2016/ Sustainability

    Making the most of water

    ​Metsä Board’s mills are located in the most water rich areas in the world. Still we use our water resources efficiently.

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  • Metsä Board healthcare packaging

    2016/ Markets and trends

    Secondary packaging of primary importance in pharmaceuticals

    ​The latest trends in the healthcare market are shaping new ways of packaging medical products.

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  • Metsä Board in 2016 Pro Carton ECMA

    2016/ Products and services

    Seven finalists for Metsä Board in 2016 Pro Carton ECMA Awards

    ​Seven cartons using Metsä Board’s boards have been shortlisted for the finals of the 2016 Pro Carton ECMA Awards. There are finalists in Beauty & Cosmetics, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Food and Non-food packaging categories.

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  • Nina Happonen

    2016/ Markets and trends

    The US perspective

    Nina Happonen, VP of sales at Metsä Board Americas, answered three questions on the US market.

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  • Success on display, Rafał Leciej, commercial director of TFP Grafika

    2016/ Customers

    Success on display

    ​A supportive hand from Metsä Board has helped to keep Polish litholaminator TFP Grafika on the growth track.

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  • Victorinox Rescue Tool

    2016/ Products and services

    A victorious team

    ​When making something new, why not make it a true innovation?

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  • Branding power puzzle

    2016/ Products and services

    Branding power in packaging

    ​Do you know where your brand is heading? Let packaging help you. The role of packaging in branding is increasing all the time, as is the value of an extensive premium packaging portfolio.

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  • Trees

    2016/ Sustainability

    CDP-winning environmental reporting

    ​According to an international environmental report, Metsä Board is at the forefront of sustainable development.

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  • Lauri Järvinen, Metsä Board

    2016/ Markets and trends

    Cyan, magenta, yellow, key and board

    ​To get a wide perspective on printing and converting, we turned to Bobst. Bobst is the leading supplier of equipment and services to packaging and label manufacturers in the folding carton, corrugated board and flexible materials industries.

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  • Comart CEO & sales director of Metsä Board

    2016/ Customers

    A patent for success

    ​A patent lost in wartime gave rise to Comart, now the leading board supplier in the Iberian peninsula.

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  • Metsä Board Husum mill, folding boxboard production line

    2016/ Products and services

    Husum - Folding boxboard's new horizon

    ​Metsä Board's Husum mill’s new folding boxboard machine, BM1, was inaugurated in April 2016. The production of BM1 is targeted at the Americas and the food-service market globally.

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  • Board cup

    2016/ Products and services

    The board offering that takes the chill off

    ​Metsä Board has perfected the concept for its range of food-service boards.

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  • Elevated drink box

    2016/ Products and services

    Boxing clever

    ​The latest and greatest packaging innovations are within reach.

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  • The best from the north

    2016/ Sustainability

    The best from the north

    ​​Renewable northern wood is the main raw material for Metsä Board’s products. The high quality of softwood in Finland has its roots in the oldest forest legislation in the world: the Forest Act requires forests to be managed sustainably and treated with respect.

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  • Sanna Pastila, with her cat, finds the Metsäverkko online service particularly useful

    2016/ Sustainability

    Worry-free forest management

    ​Sanna Pastila from Helsinki and the Kangas couple from Nivala in Northern Ostrobothnia represent different types of forest owners. Pastila lives far away from her forest holdings, while Olli and Helena are farmers.

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  • The world's first next-generation bioproduct mill

    2016/ Products and services

    The world's first next-generation bioproduct mill

    ​​Metsä Board's associated company Metsä Fibre is currently building the world's first next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland. With a value of EUR 1.2 billion, this represents the Finnish forestry industry's largest ever investment.

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  • Certification promotes sustainable forestry

    2016/ Sustainability

    Certification promotes sustainable forestry

    ​The origin is known of all of the raw materials used by Metsä Board in its paperboard production. All of the wood comes from sustainably managed forests and can be traced back to its source.

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  • # Food servie board

    2016/ Markets and trends

    # Food service board

    ​It’s not only on the city streets where you see people walking around with food and drinks, but it’s also taking over social media feeds too. The market for food service boards is growing – visibly. This is why Metsä Board decided to dedicate a board grade family to food service. Here then are the four grades of Carta Dedica.

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  • Finding water balance

    2015/ Sustainability

    Finding water balance

    ​The globe's fresh water resources are scarce, unevenly distributed and their use effects both the environment and the society. Rather than looking at the absolute volumes being used, we should be talking about the impact we make.

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Metsä Board is a leading European producer of folding boxboards and white linerboards made from fresh fibres.

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of folding boxboards and white linerboards made from fresh fibres. Its lightweight paperboards are developed as the perfect fit for consumer goods, retail-ready and food service packaging. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in northern forests.

The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, converters and merchants. In 2016, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.7 billion, and it has approximately 2,500 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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