Metsä Board to increase prices for white-top kraftliner in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Metsä Board Corporation Press release 5 March 2013

Metsä Board is raising the prices of all Kemiart white-top kraftliner grades by €50/t in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, effective for deliveries as of 8 April 2013.

The price increase is needed to counter the effects of a continued rise in production costs.

For further information, please contact Metsä Board:
Risto Auero, Vice President, Sales, Linerboards & Wallpaper Base
Mobile  +358 (0)50 598 8828
E-mail: risto.auero(at)

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Metsä Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Our lightweight paperboards are developed to provide better, safer and more sustainable solutions for consumer goods 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. The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, retailers, converters and merchants. In 2017, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.8 billion, and it has approximately 2,350 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.