Paperboard end uses

Our fresh fibre paperboards are ideal for many applications


Board for beverage packaging

Packaging that appeals to the senses

Premium products demand packaging to match, providing the highest quality print and special effects. Our strong but lightweight boards give a brilliant finish and appealing tactile properties.

Our boards offer high packaging performance for:

  • Fragrances and perfumes
  • Makeup and skincare products
  • Haircare and hair-colouring products
  • Toiletries
  • Travel sets
  • Gift boxes



Board for graphical end uses

Striking print quality for graphical uses

Our premium paperboards provide high impact and pleasant tactile qualities. Their dashing white look, bluish white shade, smoothness and excellent printability enhance luxurious designs and special features that appeal to the senses.

Special effects, like hot foil stamping, embossing and varnishing require properties that only premium paperboards can deliver. Whatever the printing method, our paperboards deliver excellent results - even with digital printing.

Made from renewable fresh fibres, our paperboard are a sustainable choice with a low carbon footprint. When comparing to traditional graphical boards, our high performance paperboards provide sustainability benefits thanks to their light weight.

Our boards offer high packaging performance for:

  • Cards and calendars
  • Covers and folders
  • Media packs
  • Advertising and POS materials
  • Tags and labels




Pharmaceutical packaging

Brand integrity with a pure look

Our fresh fibre paperboards are naturally pure and clean, making them ideal for packaging sensitive products. Our portfolio covers products ranging from natural surface to high-bright and high-smoothness coated products. All products have a surface designed for 2D matrix coding, Braille and anti-counterfeiting features.

Our boards offer high packaging performance for:

  • Prescription and over the counter medicine
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Herbal medicines and natural health products
  • Hygiene and bodycare products

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Board for food packaging

Safe, strong and efficient food packaging

Our fresh fibre paperboards are naturally pure and safe for direct food contact. Their excellent sensory properties ensure that food tastes like it’s meant to. Our premium paperboards enhance brand values by providing great reproduction and converting performance with applications for global brands as well as to specialty products.

Our boards offer high packaging performance for:

  • Dry foods, e.g. pasta, rice, cereals, flakes
  • Frozen and chilled foods, e.g. pizza, ready-made meals, fish and seafood
  • Dry beverages, e.g. tea, coffee, cocoa
  • Chocolate and confectionery
  • Biscuits and bakery products
  • Dairy products, e.g. yoghurt multipacks, ice cream, cheese
  • Fresh foods such as fruits and vegetables
  • Pet foods and treats


Board for beverage packaging

Strong boards that convert with creativity

Metsä Board paperboards provide lightweight, strong and attractive packaging for premium wines, spirits and liqueurs. They are also suitable for bag-in-box and multipacks for beers, soft drinks and water as well as for shelf-ready packaging and point of sale.

Our boards offer high packaging performance for:

  • Bag-in-box
  • Multipacks and cases
  • Wines, spirits and liqueurs
  • Beer and cider
  • Soft and energy drinks
  • Tea and coffee
  • Water



Cigarette packaging

Packaging that complements your brands

We offer a comprehensive range of paperboard grades for cigarette packaging, providing optimal performance in print, converting and packaging. We have boards designed especially to complement the positioning of a brand, whether value for money, premium or super premium.

Our boards are recommended for packaging:

  • Traditional cigarette hinge-lid boxes
  • Round corner, bevel edge and other novel cigarette packaging designs
  • Inner frames
  • Outers
  • E-cigarettes and nicotine replacement products
  • Roll-your-own products
  • Cigar packs

Consumer electronics

Electronics packaging

New technology needs packaging to match

High protection and brand integrity are important when packaging and delivering consumer electronics products. Metsä Board's paperboards are designed for sustainable and attractive retail packaging and e-commerce solutions. Our lightweight and strong liners ensure full colour and high brand impact to both point of sale material and packaging for home delivery.

Our boards offer high packaging performance for:

  • Mobile phones, tablets and handheld devices
  • Laptops and printers
  • Home appliances
  • Personal care electronics
  • Entertainment electronics
  • Sport electronics, fitness monitors and accessories


Board for beverage packaging

Pure and safe materials for food on the go

Effective packaging is essential for food on the go – for handling, protection, food safety, insulation as well as branding and good consumer experience. Metsä Board’s paperboards for on the go applications are based on renewable fresh fibres. Fresh fibre paperboard is a safe, sustainable and lightweight packaging material for food service.

Our selection includes coated boards, for superb printability, and uncoated boards for a more natural finish. Versatile paperboard can be combined with a barrier to be resistant to moisture, water or grease.

Our boards offer high packaging performance for:

  • Hot and cold drink cups
  • Plates and bowls
  • Trays and lunch boxes
  • Takeaway containers
  • Food packaging