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Creating better and lighter paperboard solutions has been a guiding principle of Metsä Board for decades. What keeps us going is to find the best possible packaging solutions with the least possible environmental impact. In short, Better with Less.

Lightweight boards are resource efficient in many ways: they consume less raw materials, reduce transport weight and produce less waste. They also ensure product safety and protection, as well as enable appealing promotion.

Metsä Board – one family of proven products

To serve you even better, we now bring our offering to you in a clearer and more unified way, making product selection easier. You will find all your trusted products, with the same winning properties, under one Metsä Board family. This will help you to find right solutions easier and in more logical way.

Metsä Board stands for the paperboard know-how, pioneering innovation, unique value chain and our deep, long-term commitment for quality and sustainability that we are recognised for. Together with our customers we want to create more sustainable, safe and efficient packaging to provide better customer experiences.

The Metsä Board name conveys our commitment and ambition to continuously improve and innovate to help you succeed – now and in the future.

 

End uses

Metsä Board - Paperboard end uses

Our fresh fibre paperboards are ideal for many types of packaging

If you are looking for packaging solutions that efficiently enhance valuable brands, or are safe for sensitive products, we have a board grade perfect for you.

 Brand applications

Packaging is what a consumer sees first, even before the product. The best packaging solutions serve a practical purpose, and promote the brand all the way – including the product package itself to various retail solutions and to on-the-go solutions for food service.

From our product range you can find the right choice for a whole range of applications: in pack, on shelf, on display, on-the-go and in graphics. Better experiences with less environmental impact.

Services

Expert services to support your business

Innovating new and better solutions to support your business is at the core of Metsä Board. Together with you we create better packaging that differentiates through superior brand experiences, is optimized for supporting brands and brings efficiency throughout the value chain. Sharing innovations, ever-expanding knowledge of boards and best practices are advantages when working with us.

Metsä Board services cover a range of expertise for your specific needs – from packaging analysis and design, to technical expertise and R&D as well as availability services – to help you do better with less.

   Trends  & inspiration

  • Excellence Centre

    2021/ Products and services

    Let’s wrap up the perfect package – together

    ​Sustainable, renewable and recyclable packaging is in serious demand right now, and so are solutions that enhance consumer experience. Wrapping up the perfect package requires teamwork based on strong collaborations, which is exactly what we are developing at our new Excellence Centre. Our new workshop concepts for co-creating solutions with our customers and partners are purpose-built for deep collaboration. These sessions, which can also be run virtually, have been very successful at bringing together the right people in the right place at the right time to innovate new sustainable packaging solutions.

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  • 2021/ Insights

    When I go to work in the morning, I leave my inner designer at home

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    2020/ Sustainability

    E-commerce changes recycling patterns and challenges recycled fibre quality

    ​E-commerce has, during the past few years, seen a particular boost before Christmas. In 2020, the pandemic will, without doubt, bring e-commerce sales to a new Christmas record, as shoppers avoid brick-and-mortar stores.

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  • waterproof coating, paperboard, beverage cooler, packaging, cooling tray

    2020/ Customer case

    Innovative and recyclable drink cooler made with paperboard

    ​Showcasing a sustainable alternative for food packaging – that was the aim of the new demo project by Weilburger Graphics. The company created an innovative and recyclable beverage cooler made from paperboard and using a completely new waterproof coating.  

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  • Mika Joukio

    2020/ Insights

    Mika Joukio: Climate change is driving companies to renew

    ​Even though the coronavirus crisis has impacted our daily lives in many ways and dominates the news headlines, concern for the impact of climate change has by no means disappeared. Combatting climate change and the risks and opportunities that the changing climate brings with it are questions that companies need to answer through their actions.

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    2020/ Products and services

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    SIM Finland Oy is a cosmetics manufacturer that emphasises purity, quality, and design in its products, and pays special attention to sustainability issues. When the company recently renewed its SensiDO professional hair colour range it chose a packaging material that mirrored these exacting values. MetsäBoard Pro FBB Bright is a lightweight fresh fibre paperboard with a low carbon footprint manufactured in Finland by Metsä Board.

     

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  • 2020/ Insights

    Demand for authenticity challenges pharma packaging

    ​Alongside growing consumption, the need for authenticity is increasing in pharma packages. Pharma companies and consumers alike want to be sure that the medicine is legitimate – not a forgery and has not been tampered with. Tamper-evident features are a tool to ensure the safety of the packed product. 

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  • Metsä Board's new graphical brochure

    2020/ Products and services

    Metsä Board's new demo brochure shows how to create stunning graphical print

    Packaging and graphical professionals are constantly looking for new ways to attract consumers. There is often an artistic vision and haptic feeling that the printed piece should convey. With modern printing techniques it is possible to produce various touch and feel properties, but outstanding technical characteristics are also required from the paperboard. 

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  • 2020/ Insights

    It takes three to tango: Collaboration drives innovation

    Today’s companies are faced with a growing number of requirements. They’re expected to provide rapid new solutions on a global scale, especially in cost-effectiveness and sustainable development. The problems to be solved are complex. Issues and challenges must be examined from multiple perspectives if sustainable solutions are to be found.

    For example, consumer packaging must be more environmentally friendly and cost-effective, and it must better reflect the product’s brand.

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  • 2020/ Customer case

    An outstanding organic coffee package uses Metsä Board’s paperboard

    When Dutch coffee brand Zuivere Koffie was developing its new coffee range, it wanted the packaging to be both sustainable and eye-catching. In order to achieve this dual aim, Zuivere Koffie collaborated with Metsä Board. The converter, Remmert Dekker Packaging, challenged themselves to find an extra special something to bring to the project.

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