FOCUS ON SUSTAINABLE FRESH FIBRE PAPERBOARDS
Metsä Board produces premium lightweight folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners for consumer goods packaging as well as retail-ready and food service applications. The pure fresh fibres we use are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in sustainably managed northern forests.
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.
Easily recyclable and compostable barrier paperboard Paperboard offers endless possibilities for the packaging of the future. Metsä Board has created a fully coated folding boxboard with dispersion barrier coating providing medium grease and moisture resistance for the food and food service packaging. As well as being easy to recycle, MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB is lightweight, contributing to a reduction of the carbon footprint throughout the whole chain.
Finnish Golf Coat Oy is launching a new golf ball packaging that, when empty, takes on a second life as an insect hotel. The innovative packaging is a result of a co-creation workshop organised by Metsä Board.
The historic Wahlman log house has been successfully transported through Metsä Group's integrated mill area to a new and fitting environment in the park of Äänekoski Art Museum.
In cooperation with the German Prinz von Hessen winery, Metsä Board has developed a new packaging, which is both a gift and a transport box. Metsä Board's packaging design team designed the robust and eye-catching packaging solution at its Excellence Centre in Äänekoski, Finland.
Listening to consumers, adapting to the regulatory landscape, and embracing innovation are key factors for companies trying to reach their sustainability goals. With these driving forces pushing the packaging industry and its material suppliers towards a more sustainable future, how can and should companies respond?
Ifolor, an international photo service company, has launched a completely plastic-free and experiential chocolate calendar that can be personalised with your own photos. After use, the calendar is easy to recycle in the paperboard collection.
There are important milestones reached in the Metsä Board Husum's pulp mill renewal project. After the new high-power recovery boiler's steel frame was installed in the summer, now it's time for another important part of the project: the new turbine installation.
Markets and trends
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The French cosmetics company Sothys has chosen Metsä Board's paperboard for its 2021 advent calendar. The impressive, folded calendar is made of the lightweight paperboard – MetsäBoard Pro FBB Bright 320 g/m2.
How many tonnes of food have we wasted this year? What impact can switching from plastic to paperboard packaging have? What are the benefits of reducing the weight of paperboard? All these questions and more are answered in Metsä Board’s online impact report – an interactive, visual tool that highlights the importance of sustainable packaging.
Products and services
Fifty years ago, on 16 October 1971, the Kemi mill launched its liner production. The mill, which originally produced brown kraftliner, has developed its products to serve as an increasingly high-quality material for packaging and showcases. Today, Metsä Board’s Kemi mill is a leading producer of coated white top kraftliners.
Reading through the Board Magazine stories you will learn how Metsä Board serves you with ecological, high-performance paperboards for consumer goods, retail-ready and food service.