Folding boxboards and white linerboards made from fresh fibres.

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Fresh fibre paperboards are ideal for various applications

Product end uses

​Our lightweight, sustainable boards are suitable for many different types of packaging. Each board has been developed with a particular end-use in mind. Here is a quick guide to help you find a board grade that’s just right for you.

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Our extensive range of paperboards includes cartonboards and linerboards for packaging. What sets our paperboards apart is their lightness combined with strength, which gives yield advantages. Each grade is designed with a specific end-use in mind.

All our boards are made from fresh fibres, which can be traced back to their source in sustainably managed northern forests. Fresh fibres are pure by nature and make safe boards ideal for food and confectionery as well as for sensitive health and beauty products.

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Mills and production capacities

Mills and production capacities

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of folding boxboards and white linerboards made from fresh fibres, and a market pulp supplier. Its lightweight paperboards are developed as the perfect fit for consumer goods, retail-ready and food service packaging.

Together with our customers and partners, we develop products and services for demanding end uses.

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Metsä Board invests in extrusion coating

 Extrusion coating line

The line with a paperboard extrusion coating capacity of about 100,000 t/a will be taken into use in the first half of 2017.

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Product news

Find out what’s new from Metsä Board – all the latest in our products and services, innovations and technology. There’s more too: awards we’ve won, trade shows where you can meet us, and other highlights. See all product news

Metsä Board Magazine

        

Reading through the Magazine stories you will learn how Metsä Board serves you with ecological, high-performance paperboards for consumer goods, retail-ready and food service.

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  • T2 fruit tea packaging design

    2017/ Products and services

    Metsä Board’s designs achieved double success at prestigious iF Design Awards

    ​With two highly creative designs, Metsä Board earned a double recognition at this year’s iF Design Awards. T2 Mini Fruit Tea packaging won an iF Design certificate for ‘Beverages’ and the company’s own innovative Elevated drink box won another iF Design certificate for ‘Independent Packaging’.

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  • Paperboard food packaging safety

    2017/ Products and services

    Hot topic: product safety

    ​Metsä Board has the same food safety certificates as the food industry. That’s just one example of how Metsä Board secures the product safety of its products.

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  • Metsä Board food service products

    2017/ Products and services

    Catering to a growing need

    ​With the trend of convenient and fast on-the-go eating growing globally, the demand for food service paperboards is on the rise. In addition to our home markets in Europe, we at Metsä Board have identified the Americas, as well as the global food service market, as our focus areas for future growth.

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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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  • Xeikon, digital printed packaging

    2017/ Markets and trends

    Fruitful cooperation in digital printing

    ​Both research and feedback from the field indicate that folding boxboard and digital printing have a bright future ahead of them. Digital printing technology company Xeikon has seen the signs and recently dedicated an entire team to the folding carton business.

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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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  • A variety of Metsä Board consumer packaging products

    2017/ Products and services

    Managing the product safety cycle

    ​With close cooperation throughout the entire value chain, Metsä Board is able to create a safe and sustainable product life cycle for the benefit of its customers.

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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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  • Parents walking in the forest with their child

    2016/ Sustainability

    Metsä Board is an 'a-lister' in combating climate change

    ​Metsä Board has been recognised as a global leader for its actions to combat climate change by CDP, the international not-for-profit organisation promoting sustainable economies.

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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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Case stories

Our products are used in many creative and innovative ways. Read the stories behind inspiring packaging designs or typical applications, which will provide new ideas in producing your own solutions using our paperboards. See all case stories

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