MetsäBoard Pro FBB

Superior printability with a generous yield

MetsäBoard Pro FBB - fully coated folding boxboard

MetsäBoard Pro FBB is a fully coated folding boxboard (GC2) available in a basis weight range of 205-355 g/m² and suitable for offset, gravure, flexo and digital printing.

MetsäBoard Pro FBB is designed especially for packaging healthcare and beautycare products, combining excellent hygiene with the clean white look so important in this segment. Its smooth, coated surface is made for embossing and the addition of brand protection devices, coding and Braille.

Consistency and sustainability

Offering dust-free printing and good runnability, MetsäBoard Pro FBB gives uniform printing results and perfect visual appearance thanks to its excellent consistency. MetsäBoard Pro FBB’s lightweight construction allows a lower basis weight to be specified without loss of strength and performance.

MetsäBoard Pro FBB is made from fresh fibres, traceably sourced from sustainably managed northern forests. All of Metsä Board’s products are manufactured under the highest environmental and safety standards, and hold PEFCTM and FSC® chain of custody certification.

MetsäBoard Pro FBB is recommended for:

  • medical products
  • hygiene products
  • toiletries
  • hair colouring products
  • foods
  • shelf-ready packaging


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Product specifications

Specification language
Product nameMetsäBoard Pro FBB
Product descriptionFully coated folding boxboard, GC2
MillMetsä Board Kyro
Product typeFolding boxboards
End useHealthcare, Beautycare, Foods, General packaging, Graphic applications, Retail-ready packaging
Printing methodOffset, Gravure, Flexo, Digital printing
Food contactEU Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004, USFDA21CFR§176.170*, USFDA21CFR§176.180*
Paper profileMetsäBoard Pro FBB (pdf)
*Please contact Metsä Board for details of country-specific restrictions and/or limitations.
Open specification PDF


Technical informationSelect unit :
Grammage g/m² 205215225240250265285310330355
Bending stiffness CD mNm
Bending stiffness MD mNm 9.711.413.315.416.920.426.
Thickness μm 325350375400425450500550600650
Moisture content %
Smoothness top μm
Brightness top % 87878787878787878787
Colour CIELAB L* top  94.394.394.394.394.394.394.394.394.394.3
Colour CIELAB a* top
Colour CIELAB b* top  -1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5
Gloss % 50505050505050505050
Off-flavour (Robinson test)  <1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1
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