Metsä Board’s CEO Mika Joukio will ring the NASDAQ stock market opening bell in New York today

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Metsä Board Corporation press release 20 August 2019

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is on a roadshow in the United States meeting investors, and will participate in the NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony in New York today, 20 August 2019. Mika Joukio, CEO of Metsä Board, will ring the opening bell and commence the day’s trading. The ceremony will also be attended by other executives of Metsä Board and its North American customers. 

“Metsä Board is Europe’s leading manufacturer of high-quality folding boxboard and white kraftliner, and the significance of Americas for our business is growing continuously. We’ve delivered coated white kraftliner to Americas for nearly three decades, and our position in folding boxboard is strong, especially in the United States. Our competitiveness is based on the high quality of sustainably produced paperboards and customer focused services. Our growth outlook in the Americas is good,” says Mika Joukio, CEO of Metsä Board.

The Opening Bell Ceremony begins at 9:15 EDT (4:15 p.m. Finnish time). You can watch the ceremony live at:


For further information, please contact:

Katri Sundström
VP, Investor Relations
tel. +358 10 462 0101  

Marjo Halonen
VP, Communications
tel. +358 50 5987046

Metsä Board

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 2018, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.9 billion, and it has approximately 2,400 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Metsä Group

Metsä Group is a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards and tissue and greaseproof papers.

In 2018, Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5.7 billion, and it employs approximately 9,300 people. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and is owned by approximately 103,000 Finnish forest owners.

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