ProCom – The Finnish Association of Communication Professionals – has awarded Metsä Board’s annual report 2019 the prestigious title of ‘the best’ of the annual reports by listed companies in Finland. The association makes the evaluation annually. Metsä Board is part of Metsä Group.
Metsä Board is adding three new grades into its Express Board offering. The new eco-barrier paperboard MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB, uncoated folding boxboard MetsäBoard Natural FBB and MetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree are now available with enhanced availability and quick lead times via the Express Board service.
The plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard, MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB, has recently achieved DIN CERTCO certificates in both industrial and home compostability. The industrial certification complies with DIN EN 13432 and ASTM D6400 standards and the home compostability certification complies with NF T 51-800. Eco-barrier paperboard is manufactured by Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium lightweight paperboards, and part of the Metsä Group.
Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is pleased to announce that the food safety procedures at its Kemi mill have recently been certified according to the FSSC 22000 food safety standard. The certification demonstrates that Metsä Board’s mill organisation comprehensively ensures its products are safe for demanding end-uses, such as direct contact with food.
Kultasuklaa is a Finnish family enterprise, that has been making hand-finished chocolates at its factory in Finland since 1990. The company had one important wish for its new luxury ‘It’s all about love’ praline box: it had to have less plastic. In order to achieve its objective Kultasuklaa collaborated with Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of the Metsä Group.
A Finnish start-up company, Jospak Oy, and Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, presented at FEFCO Technical Seminar 2019 a new, sustainable fibre-based food tray. It can reduce the use of plastic by up to 85%, compared to traditional plastic food trays. The package combines the best functionalities of corrugated board and plastics and is recyclable according to local recycling schemes.
Metsä Board’s, part of Metsä Group, comparable operating result in July–September 2019 is better than the company’s result guidance.
Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, will be highlighting its newly launched plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard at FachPack 2019 (Stand Hall 7A-136). Metsä Board’s comprehensive range of lightweight premium paperboards, including folding boxboards, white kraftliners and food service boards, will be on show complemented by innovative packaging designs.
Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is delighted to announce that five cartons produced using its quality paperboards were selected as winners at the 2019 European Carton Excellence Awards at a ceremony which took place on 19 September in Malta. Metsä Board’s paperboard was used for the ‘Carton of the Year’ produced by Printpark as well as for the winner of the General Packaging virgin fibre category converted by K+D.
Consumers and brands around the world are looking for more sustainable alternatives to plastic packaging, with easy recyclability being key. To meet these needs Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is introducing a new plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard that can be recycled in paper or paperboard waste streams according to local recycling schemes.