Metsä Group

  • Artificial intelligence integration further improves quality consistency at Metsä Board Kemi mill

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is putting the latest artificial intelligence to good use at its Kemi mill in order to improve the runnability of its white kraftliner on a customer’s corrugating line. Metsä Board will be collaborating with DS Smith, a leading provider of corrugated packaging solutions operating across 37 countries. The analytical solutions and technology are supplied by Valmet, the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services to the pulp, paper and energy industries. / Metsä Group
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  • Metsä Fibre achieves the highest sustainability rating from EcoVadis

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded a Platinum level rating by EcoVadis for the company's corporate social responsibility. Metsä Fibre’s result places the company among the top 1 percent of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the Manufacture of pulp, paper and paperboard industry. / Metsä Group
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  • The modern board mill Metsä Board Kyro is celebrating its 150th anniversary

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Metsä Board's Kyro mill will be 150 years old this year, 2020. The wood grinding plant along the Kyröskoski rapids was started up in 1870. Since then, the Kyro mill has manufactured market wood pulp, groundwood, sawn timber, various papers and paperboard for international markets. Today, it is a modern and efficient mill that produces high-quality folding boxboard for Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group. / Metsä Group
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  • Metsä Spring and Valmet construct a pilot plant in Äänekoski

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet have decided to continue the development collaboration related to 3D fibre products and hence, to invest jointly approximately EUR 20 million in a new R&D project. As part of the project, a greenfield pilot plant will be built on Metsä Group’s mill site in Äänekoski, Finland. When operational, the pilot plant will employ roughly 10 persons. The technology applied in the pilot plant converts wet wood pulp into final 3D fibre products without any intermediate steps. In other words, the new environmentally-friendly 3D fibre products are ready to be shipped to end customers as such. / Metsä Group
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  • Second-phase preparatory work to begin at Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill in Kemi

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has completed the first-phase preparatory work as part of the pre-engineering of the Kemi bioproduct mill in the Kemi mill area on schedule in January. The second phase will begin in early April. The purpose of the preparatory work is to enable the construction of the mill and a smooth start for the related earthworks. The investment decision will be made earliest at the autumn 2020, and the construction of the mill is expected to begin right after that. / Metsä
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  • Metsä Board mills to serve as innovation platforms in VTT’s joint project for new digital solutions

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is participating in a joint project called SEED, led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, in which forest companies are developing new digital solutions together with companies in the ICT industry. / MetsäBoard
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  • Application period for Metsä Group’s summer jobs begins – real jobs and fair pay

    Etiketter: Forestry
    One of Finland’s biggest summer job recruitments is getting under way again. In the coming year, Metsä Group will provide a summer job for nearly 900 future professionals. The company is also offering almost 300 summer jobs outside Finland. Metsä Group invests in providing summer employees with guidance for their jobs and support for their learning, offers responsible and diverse tasks and pays fair wages for summer jobs, according to the demands of each task. / Metsä
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  • Resolute Forest Products won the first RISI Safety Award sponsored by Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, were sole sponsors of a new RISI PPI Safety Leadership Awards category. We are happy to announce that the winner was Resolute Forest Products. / Ahlstrom-Munksjö
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  • Lohja bioenergy heating plant inaugurated

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    Jari Koskinen, the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, inaugurated the new bioenergy heating plant in Lohja, Finland, on 7 January 2013. The plant, situated next to Metsä Group's Kerto mill in Lohja is significant for energy supply in the area as the plant produces a combined annual total of about 160,000 MWh of heat to the Lohja district heating network, and process steam to the Kerto mill of Metsä Wood, part of Metsä Group. / Metsä Group
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