Paperboard end uses

Our fresh fibre paperboards are ideal for many applications

 Beauty and men's care

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 smart, crisp finish, and tactile properties that respond to touch.

Our boards are recommended for packaging:

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




Pharmaceutical packaging

Brand integrity with a pure look

Our fresh fibre paperboards are naturally pure and clean, making them ideal for packaging sensitive products. They have the high whiteness important in this end-use, and a smooth surface designed to be able to incorporate coding, Braille and anti-counterfeiting features.

Our boards are recommended for packaging:

  • Prescription and OTC drugs
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Herbal medicines
  • Hygiene and bodycare products

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Board for food packaging

Efficient food packaging with purity

Metsä Board's paperboards, made from pure fresh fibres, are approved for direct food contact and have excellent sensory properties. They enhance brand values by providing great reproduction and converting, with options suitable for applications ranging from global brands to speciality products.

Our boards are recommended for packaging:

  • Dry foods, e.g. pasta, rice, ready-to-eat cereals, flakes and beans
  • 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 unprocessed fruit 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 are recommended for packaging:

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

Consumer electronics need high protection and brand integrity. Metsä Board's paperboards are perfect for attractive retail packaging solutions. Our liners add full colour and branding impact to both point of sale material and packaging for home delivery.

Our boards are recommended for packaging:

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