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Metsä Board Magazine

Metsä Board magazine is a stakeholder magazine featuring examples of best practice and reports on trends in business. Reading through the Magazine you will learn how Metsä Board’s lightweight paperboards are developed to provide better, safer and more sustainable solutions for consumer goods as well as retail-ready and food service applications.

Read the latest Metsä Board Magazine spring 2020 (online version).


 

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 Trends & inspiration

Global megatrends such as urbanisation and population growth are increasing the need for packaging. Food-on-the-go and e-commerce are here to stay. Consumers require sustainability and safety from the brands. How to fulfil today’s consumer’s expectations? Check out the trends affecting packaging market and get inspired with our customer cases.

 

  • Metsä Board's new graphical brochure

    2020/ Insights

    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/ 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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Company statement

A leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards

 

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and forerunner in sustainability. We produce premium lightweight folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners for consumer goods packaging as well as retail-ready and food service applications. We work together with our customers on a global scale to innovate solutions for better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in sustainably managed northern forests. We aim for completely fossil free mills and raw materials by 2030.

The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, retailers, converters and merchants. In 2019, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.9 billion, and it has approximately 2,400 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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