Packaging services

Paperboard excellence across the  value chain

Metsä Board experts are ready to help you to achieve the best

Our expert services are optimized to support your brand and bring increased efficiency throughout the value chain – from sustainability to costs. 

Our services cover a range of expertise for your specific needs to help you do better with less.

Packaging analysis and design

Packaging recommendations  

Our packaging analysis and design services can help you to optimise packaging in terms of brand impact, sustainability and functionality.

Through our expertise you can gain material and structural improvements and at the same time improve consumer convenience. Improving and optimising packaging design can help reduce packaging weight, increase use of renewable materials and make the packaging easier to recycle.

Our services include:

  • Lightweighting analysis
  • Packaging performance analysis
  • Packaging design

Technical expertise and R&D

Converting and packaging consulting  

Our Technical expertise and R&D services enable access to Metsä Board competence in paperboard converting and sustainability training.

We can provide technical training and audits, and help you in your development projects.

Our technology centre in Äänekoski, Finland has a wide range of analysis methods, testing equipment and competences for studying specific topics and materials.

Our services include:

  • Technical training
  • Converting optimisation
  • Laboratory analysis
  • Joint R&D

Availability services

Packaging services  

With joint planning and forecasting, we can design the best supply option right to your business needs. Through our express delivery services we can help you seize on short term business opportunities.

Our availability services include:

  • Direct mill order: a cost-efficient delivery model for businesses known well in advance
  • Common stock: ready-made reels and sheets in popular specification for new business, special promotions and urgent jobs
  • Express Board: customised sheets or reels with short lead times for special promotions, small orders, one-offs and urgent jobs
  • Customer dedicated stock: customer specified orders delivered to Metsä Board storage facility for a later delivery for fluctuating demand of standard items
  • Vendor managed inventory: Metsä Board handles the stock level of customer owned stock, when steady supply needed

Mobile calculators


This is a set of free of charge applications and can be downloaded from Windows, Apple and Android stores with name "Metsä Board Calculators".

The package includes pallet weight, price, reel and yield calculators.

This application works only in mobile phones, not in tablets.