Metsä Board’s Kyro mill is to begin using artificial intelligence for quality management on its folding boxboard machine. Supplied by Voith, the software uses measurement results related to the quality properties of and the mill’s process data. By combining various process parameters and using statistical models the system can automatically predict quality values and adjust process parameters in real time.
Metsä Board to present its premium white kraftliners at FEFCO’s Technical Seminar 9–11 October at Palexpo Geneva – Hall 1, Stand 86–87.
To demonstrate how paperboard can boost brand appeal, Metsä Board has launched a new set of packaging samples. The samples demonstrate the various finishing effects and how the paperboard surface can enhance them and create impressive visual and tactile effects. The samples have been designed to inspire end-users in sectors such as food, beautycare, pharmaceuticals, luxury packaging and graphic applications. The samples are produced using the enhanced Metsä Board folding boxboard portfolio.
Last week, from 12 – 14 March 2019, CCE International, the International Exhibition for the Corrugated and Folding Carton Industry, took place for the 4th time at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. A total of 2,406 visitors from 79 countries came to Munich to discover the wide range of machinery, accessories and services covering the entire production and processing chain of corrugated and folding carton. The number of visitors has, thus, risen by 13% compared to 2017.
From 12 – 14 March 2019, the international corrugated and folding carton industry will get together for the 4th edition of the specialised trade fair CCE International at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. On a total of 5,000 m2 net exhibition space, 155 exhibitors from 23 countries will present raw materials, machinery, accessories and services for the production and conversion of corrugated and cartonboard, covering the entire production chain.
Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is pleased to announce that the food safety procedures at its Kyro, Äänekoski and Husum mills have recently been certified according to the FSSC 22000 food safety standard. These certifications demonstrate that Metsä Board’s mill organisations comprehensively ensure the safety of their products for demanding end-uses, such as direct contact with food.
The new eco-barrier paperboard, MetsäBoard Pro FSB EB1, which is manufactured by Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium lightweight paperboards, has recently achieved the industrial compostability certification complying with DIN EN 13432 and ASTM D6400 standards. The certification is issued by DIN CERTCO and the testing was carried out by ISEGA laboratories.
The Green Packaging Star Award was awarded for two designs using fresh fibre paperboards from Metsä Board at FachPack 2018.The T2 Mini Fruit Tea packaging won in the category ‘Design’ and the Pago fruit juice promotion ‘Message on a bottle’ won the first prize in the category ‘Environmentally-friendly Corporate Philosophy.
Iggesund Paperboard, which is part of the Holmen Group, has the two most valuable paperboard brands in Europe. That’s the conclusion of a brand survey done by the analyst firm Opticom International Research. Over 200 converters – companies that process paperboard into finished packaging – rank Invercote and Incada from Iggesund at the very top.