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Better packaging for better brand experiences

Find the best paperboard solutions for all your needs.

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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

  • 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/ Insights

    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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  • 2020/ Insights

    Where’s the line between healthy eating and indulging?

    ​Historically, eating healthily and treating oneself have largely been viewed as mutually exclusive, with self-indulgent foods thought of in terms of takeaways and fatty, sugary or spicy foods and healthy food often perceived to be bland and boring. Can a balance be struck between these extremes? We explore this fascinating theme with Anu Rehtijärvi, Business Intelligence Manager at Metsä Board.

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  • 2020/ Markets and trends

    What does e-commerce mean for food packaging?

    Packaging for food must meet certain basic requirements to be fit for purpose, but are there different factors to consider when it's sold online? With online grocery sales on the rise, brands must consider how packaging can enhance the shopping experience for their customers. We spoke with Anna Keinänen, Business Intelligence Manager at Metsä Board, to uncover some key considerations for food packaging when selling online.

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  • 2020/ Markets and trends

    Food safety isn’t just about food - the packaging is important too

    With people choosing to eat at home more often, it's important that groceries and takeaway food can be delivered to consumers safely. Packaging has a vital part to play in this process. Marjatta Punkka, Product Safety Manager at Metsä Board, says that food safety certification is one way to guarantee safe production methods and minimise risk throughout the production chain.

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  • Moomin Golf set

    2020/ Customer case

    A premium package starts with the right material choices

    ​An attractive gift item requires an equally impressive package. Metsä Board's design team helped to create an appealing package for a golf ball gift set featuring the universally loved Moomin characters.  

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  • Rapala package for luring fish

    2020/ Customer case

    Cooperation with a digital printer created an alluring package for luring fish

    ​Rapala, a leading fishing lure innovator, chose Metsä Board’s premium lightweight paperboard for its striking lure packaging. The packaging was digitally printed by PackageMedia.

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  • 2020/ Sustainability

    Fresh or recycled? It’s not an either/or

    ​When shopping for your groceries, do you choose packaging based on how environmentally friendly you think it is? If, like us, you want to make the best choices for the planet, there are a few things it’s important to know. ​For example, how environmentally friendly are cartons made from non-recycled fibre (also called virgin or fresh fibre) compared to recycled ones? You might be surprised by the answer.

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  • 2020/ Insights

    Better with Less – Design Challenge – Meet the winners

    In a series of interviews we ask the winners of the Better with Less – Design Challenge what inspired them to enter their inspirational ideas.

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  • 2020/ Insights

    Forecasting trends in pharma packaging

    ​Eson Pac are pharma packaging specialists, with expertise in all aspects of producing and delivering packaging solutions for the pharma supply chain. Niklas Bengtsson, Sales and Marketing Director at Eson Pac, shares some insights into current and future trends.

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