Metsä Board - Paperboard packaging

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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

  • 2021/ Insights

    A revolution that began at the Kemi mill

    ​Ever wondered what the secret is behind the bold, bright and beautiful designs on the box for the new TV or laptop you've just bought, or the eye-catching vegetable boxes and store displays at your local supermarket? The answer is coated white top kraftliner, a material that changed the corrugated packaging market for good after its introduction in the early 90s. 

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  • 2021/ Customer case

    Metsä Board’s paperboard protects COVID-19 vaccines

    ​Creating sustainable, safe and pure medical and pharmaceutical packaging solutions that are compliant with good manufacturing practices and quality management is on the increase globally, and the COVID-19 pandemic has been increasing the need further.  

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  • Digital printing

    2021/ Customers

    Digital printing brings a consumer’s voice to packaging

    ​​Finland's leading ready-to-eat food company, Saarioinen, launched soup packaging just before Valentine's Day, for consumers to share their own messages. An online platform combined with digital printing, opened up exciting new opportunities for the packaging.

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  • 2021/ Insights

    Environmental benefits from using renewable energy and lighter weight fresh fibre boards

    ​Rising environmental awareness has become a megatrend, with many consumers changing their behavior to adopt a greener lifestyle. They consciously pay attention to the environmental impact of the products they are purchasing, and the packaging is also under critical scrutiny. Packaging made of recycled materials is often assumed to be a more sustainable choice which, based on many aspects, is not always factually true.

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  • Metsä Board packaging transit

    2021/ Products and services

    Intelligent packaging tested for sheeted paperboard transit

    ​​Clever packaging concepts are not only made from Metsä Board's sustainable paperboard – the paperboard itself can utilise new types of intelligence too.

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  • 2021/ Insights

    Hygiene and safety are important in the new normal

    ​​Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are all more aware of the importance of good hygiene. This also affects how we look at food products and packaging. In fact, packaging has taken on a completely new meaning during the past year.

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  • Making medical products sustainable

    2021/ Customers

    Making medical products sustainable

    ​​Creating a sustainable packaging solution for medical products was the goal that ERBA Diagnostics Mannheim and AR Packaging Graz set themselves for the new ISE-Analyzer EC Cartridge.

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  • 2021/ Insights

    Pharma packaging – what’s on the horizon?

    ​Finnish packaging converter Jaakkoo-Taara is an ISO-certified company with decades of experience in producing a diverse range of packaging solutions for the demanding and strictly regulated pharma industry. We spoke to CEO Thomas Brusila about the hot topics that are shaping his business.

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  • Single-use fibre-based packaging

    2021/ Insights

    New study shows that single-use fibre-based packaging in quick service restaurants is better for the environment than reusab

    ​​A study published by the European Paper Packaging Association (EPPA) reveals that single-use fibre-based food and drink packaging used in European quick service restaurants provide significant key environmental advantages when compared to reusable tableware.

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  • 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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