Metsä Board’s Express Board service expands with three new folding boxboard grades
Metsä Board Corporation press release 18.5.2020
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 Express Board service helps our customers respond to last-minute orders and short-term promotions which are more and more common in the unpredictable world we live in today,” says Neil Fox, VP Sales FBB EMEA, Metsä Board. “The expansion to include MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB, MetsäBoard Natural FBB and MetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree means that all our FBB grades are now available via our Express Board service.”
The Express Board service is designed for sheet orders with short lead times and for smaller order quantities. A wide variety of sheet sizes is available from a comprehensive cutter reel stock. The service is operated via locations in the Netherlands, Poland and Spain. Metsä Board continues to recommend direct mill orders for customers who know their product specification and volume well in advance of delivery.
Marjo Halonen, VP Communications, Metsä Board
Puhelin: +358 (0)50 598 7046
Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and forerunner in sustainability. We produce premium lightweight folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners for consumer goods packaging 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. We aim for completely fossil free mills and raw materials by 2030.
The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, retailers, converters and merchants. In 2019, 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.
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 2019, Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5.5 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.