Category: Finland

Entries for the Better with Less – Design Challenge 2019–2020 close on 5 January

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The closing date for the second Better with Less – Design Challenge is approaching, with last entries to be submitted by 5 January 2020. The competition – organised by Metsä

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Stora Enso considers job cuts at Varkaus kraftliner mill

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Stora Enso’s Varkaus kraftliner mill might have to lay off some employees. The company will discuss the possible elimination of up to 55 jobs at the site. Stora Enso might

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre makes cross-audits in Germany

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre continue collaboration in safety. A pilot program started with cross-audits in both companies’ production facilities in Finland in late 2018. After encouraging results the companies decided to expand auditing

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TrustShield™, Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s single-use medical fabrics for ultimate protection in the operating room, clinical environment and laboratory

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces the launch of TrustShield™, a versatile portfolio of medical fabrics that can be used to provide protection against surgical lasers, chemicals and potent chemotherapy drugs. TrustShield™ products were specially

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UPM closes paper machine 2 in Rauma – Employee consultation processes concluded

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In early September UPM announced plans to permanently close paper machine 2 in Rauma, Finland. The employee consultation processes have now been completed. Paper machine 2 in Rauma will be

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Metsä Board to adopt Metsä Group’s Green Finance Framework

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Metsä Group, which Metsä Board is a part of, has today launched a Green Finance Framework, which links sustainable development and climate change mitigation to Metsä Group’s financing activities. Metsä

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Imagine Diagnostics with us – Meet our team at MEDICA 2019

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Over 5,000 exhibitors will be present at the upcoming edition of MEDICA 2019, taking place November 18th – 21st in Düsseldorf, Germany. For another consecutive year, Ahlstrom-Munksjö will be showcasing  innovative and

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö interim report January-September 2019

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Strong cash flow and stable profitability This release is a summary of Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s’ interim report January-September 2019. The complete report is attached to this release as a pdf-file. It is

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Metsä Board to establish faster availability for white kraftliners

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Metsä Board – part of the Metsä Group – has announced the start of a new WKL Common Stock Service to help streamline and enhance the order-delivery processes of white

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö receives OK compost certification for its Coralpack grease resistant wrapping papers

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö has received the OK compost HOME and OK compost INDUSTRIAL certifications from TÜV® Austria for its entire range of Coralpack™ grease resistant wrapping papers. OK compost HOME and OK compost

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Better with Less – Design Challenge 2019–2020 announces an impressive jury of renowned packaging design experts

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​The Better with Less – Design Challenge arranged for the first time in 2017–2018 was an impressive success, with over 300 packaging designs submitted to the competition. This year’s Design Challenge

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Young people choose cardboard over plastic

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Three out of four Finnish youths aged 15 to 29 told researchers that they would choose food packaged in cardboard packaging over plastic packaging. According to a survey by pulp,

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LyondellBasell and Neste announce commercial-scale production of bio-based plastic from renewable materials

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This collaboration marks the first time bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene were produced simultaneously at commercial scale ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — LyondellBasell (LYB), one of the

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Metsä Board to establish a new Paperboard and Packaging Excellence Centre

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Metsä Board – part of the Metsä Group – is proud to announce that it will establish a Paperboard and Packaging Excellence Centre in Äänekoski, Finland. The new centre will combine

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Metsä Board renews its folding boxboard portfolio

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Metsä Board – part of Metsä Group – has created a new, enhanced folding boxboard portfolio, designed specifically to help brand owners and packaging converters tackle the big issues in

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