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ECHO 2/2016 has been published!

In the new issue we take a closer look at Metsä Fibre’s expertise and know-how.

Thriving in a challenging climate

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Expertise assures competitiveness

Metsä Fibre personnel

Read the thoughts of Jari Forss, SVP Human Resources, on the expertise of Metsä Fibre staff and how it contributes to Metsä Fibre's competitiveness:

​"Maintaining and improving the high standard of expertise of Metsä Fibre staff is the best guarantee of our continued competitiveness. We develop this expertise systematically in line with our core values and the principle of continual improvement, realising customer quality as we integrate individual know-how into the company’s structure and operating policies. Current development priorities include gaining more customer knowledge and introducing a new operating model in production...."

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Market review: The ties that bind

Paolo Di Spigna

​Certain historical factors still govern the market for pulp in Italy, including companies’ family ownership and strong regional roots. However, the country’s paper makers must also face up to the reality of global competition to ensure their future prosperity.

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Supporting tissue makers at every step of the way

Tissue paper

With deep knowledge of tissue making and a long tradition of excellence in the field, Metsä Fibre is an ideal supplier of tissue-grade pulps. Tuomo Niemi, Technical Sales Manager, talks us through the company’s unique offering for tissue makers.

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The special touch for specialty papers

Making pulp for specialty papers

Metsä Fibre's offering for specialty papers has never been stronger. We take a look at the challenges and opportunities the area of specialty papers currently represents.

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Thriving in a challenging climate

Chinese street view

​Despite of a demanding economic situation, the rapidly expanding group of middle class consumers is keeping domestic demand in China at a high level. The country's booming e-commerce market means that the need for packaging is also growing.

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Embracing half a century of innovation

Sofidel, tissue paper production

This year the Italian tissue paper manufacturer Sofidel, based in Lucca, Tuscany, is celebrating 50 years of existence. Despite a demanding market situation, the company has maintained its profitability and is set for growth. This is credit to a unique company structure, expertise in regional markets and cross-border relationships.

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Harnessing all brain power

Metsä Fibre mill and employees

According to Jari Tuulenmäki, CEO of Wise/Lean Oy, the mills of the future format deployed at Metsä Fibre is a good example of innovative organisation and leadership.

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Innovative products from cellulose fibre: A sustainable package

Sukarwood product

Sukarwood is looking ahead to potential uses of cellulose in new creative packaging solutions where it may replace plastic, glass, metal and even paperboard.

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Making pulp for specialty papers

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The special touch for specialty papers

​Metsä Fibre's offering for specialty papers has never been stronger. For example, one product very suitable for specialty paper applications, Metsä Fibre's Botnia Nordic Strong RMA, is considered to be Europe's best reinforcement pulp. We take a look at the challenges and opportunities the area of specialty papers currently represents.

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Tissue paper production

 / Solutions

Supporting tissue makers at every step of the way

With deep knowledge of tissue making and a long tradition of excellence in the field, Metsä Fibre is an ideal supplier of tissue-grade pulps. Tuomo Niemi, Technical Sales Manager, talks us through the company’s unique offering for tissue makers.

Read More
Suppliers Sustainability Award logo

 / Sustainability

Metsä Fibre awarded a Suppliers Sustainability award

​Sofidel, an Italian tissue paper manufacturer and long-term partner of Metsä Fibre, is committed to generating competitiveness through sustainability. The company’s core business is based on investing in environmental capital, and similarly to Metsä Fibre, responsible supply and value chain management is imperative.

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Bioproduct mill construction site

Issue 2/2016 / Solutions

Äänekoski: Building on fibre know-how

​The massive construction project of Metsä Fibre’s new bioproduct mill in Äänekoski has progressed according to plan, thanks to the extensive know-how of experienced project personnel and competent management. Production trials will begin at the mill in spring 2017, and it will be inaugurated in the third quarter of 2017.

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Andrea Piazzolla, Chief purchasing officer, Sofidel

Issue 2/2016 / Partners

Embracing half a century of innovation

​This year the Italian tissue paper manufacturer Sofidel, based in Lucca, Tuscany, is celebrating 50 years of existence. Despite a demanding market situation, the company has maintained its profitability and is set for growth. This is credit to a unique company structure, expertise in regional markets and cross-border relationships.  

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Metsä Fibre mill and employees

Issue 2/2016 / Voice

Harnessing all brain power

According to Jari Tuulenmäki, CEO of Wise/Lean Oy, the mills of the future format deployed at Metsä Fibre is a good example of innovative organisation and leadership.

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Metsä Fibre personnel

Issue 2/2016 / Voice

Expertise assures competitiveness

​Maintaining and improving the high standard of expertise of Metsä Fibre staff is the best guarantee of our continued competitiveness.

Read More
Pine seedlings

Issue 2/2016 / Sustainability

In touch with nature

Metsä Day is Metsä Fibre’s way of familiarising customers with the origins of our products and with responsible forestry. Sustainable development is part of the company’s customer charter and integral to its everyday operations.

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  • Pine seedlings

    Issue 2/2016/ Sustainability

    In touch with nature

    Metsä Day is Metsä Fibre’s way of familiarising customers with the origins of our products and with responsible forestry. Sustainable development is part of the company’s customer charter and integral to its everyday operations.

    Read More
  • Paolo Di Spigna

    Issue 2/2016/ Markets

    The ties that bind

    ​Certain historical factors still govern the market for pulp in Italy, including companies’ family ownership and strong regional roots. However, the country’s paper makers must also face up to the reality of global competition to ensure their future prosperity.

    Read More
  • Andrea Piazzolla, Chief purchasing officer, Sofidel

    Issue 2/2016/ Partners

    Embracing half a century of innovation

    ​This year the Italian tissue paper manufacturer Sofidel, based in Lucca, Tuscany, is celebrating 50 years of existence. Despite a demanding market situation, the company has maintained its profitability and is set for growth. This is credit to a unique company structure, expertise in regional markets and cross-border relationships.  

    Read More
  • Metsä Fibre mill and employees

    Issue 2/2016/ Voice

    Harnessing all brain power

    According to Jari Tuulenmäki, CEO of Wise/Lean Oy, the mills of the future format deployed at Metsä Fibre is a good example of innovative organisation and leadership.

    Read More
  • Bioproduct mill construction site

    Issue 2/2016/ Solutions

    Äänekoski: Building on fibre know-how

    ​The massive construction project of Metsä Fibre’s new bioproduct mill in Äänekoski has progressed according to plan, thanks to the extensive know-how of experienced project personnel and competent management. Production trials will begin at the mill in spring 2017, and it will be inaugurated in the third quarter of 2017.

    Read More
  • Metsä Fibre personnel

    Issue 2/2016/ Voice

    Expertise assures competitiveness

    ​Maintaining and improving the high standard of expertise of Metsä Fibre staff is the best guarantee of our continued competitiveness.

    Read More
  • Metsä Fibre employee

    Issue 2/2016/ Solutions

    Fibre expertise - A benefit for partners

    ​Optimised pulp refining and consistently high quality are clear added value for Metsä Fibre customers.

    Read More
  • Asian rooftop scenery

    Issue 2/2016/ Markets

    Thriving in a challenging climate

    ​Despite of a demanding economic situation, the rapidly expanding group of middle class consumers is keeping domestic demand in China at a high level. The country's booming e-commerce market means that the need for packaging is also growing.

    Read More
  • Sukarwood clothing hangers

    Issue 2/2016/ Solutions

    A sustainable package - innovative products from cellulose fibre

    Sukarwood is looking ahead to potential uses of cellulose in new creative packaging solutions where it may replace plastic, glass, metal and even paperboard.

    Read More
  • Suppliers Sustainability Award logo

    / Sustainability

    Metsä Fibre awarded a Suppliers Sustainability award

    ​Sofidel, an Italian tissue paper manufacturer and long-term partner of Metsä Fibre, is committed to generating competitiveness through sustainability. The company’s core business is based on investing in environmental capital, and similarly to Metsä Fibre, responsible supply and value chain management is imperative.

    Read More
  • Laura Rotatori, Sales Support, Metsä Fibre Italy

    Issue 2/2016/

    Laura Rotatori appointed Sales Support for Italy

    ​Laura Rotatori has been appointed Sales Support at Metsä Fibre, servicing mainly the Italian office in Milan.

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  • Mikael Engman, Technical Customer Service Manager, Metsä Fibre, Singapore

    Issue 2/2016/

    Mikael Engman joins technical customer service in Singapore

    Mikael Engman has been appointed Technical Customer Service Manager for Metsä Fibre in Singapore.


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  • Metsä Fibre customer satisfaction

    Issue 2/2016/

    Record high customer satisfaction

    ​New survey finds Metsä Fibre customers more satisfied than ever in all markets.

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  • Logs

    Issue 2/2016/

    Metsä Group’s Finnish sawmills become part of Metsä Fibre

    ​Metsä Fibre's sawmills in Finland have been integrated into Metsä Fibre in a group internal transaction.

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  • Metsä Fibre attended Paper Arabia 2016

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    Metsä Fibre at Paper Arabia exhibition

    ​Last December, Metsä Fibre attended Paper Arabia 2016, the 9th international exhibition for paper, tissue and the converting industry. The three-day event, the largest of its kind in the region, was held at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center in the United Arab Emirates.

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  • Tissue paper production

    / Solutions

    Supporting tissue makers at every step of the way

    With deep knowledge of tissue making and a long tradition of excellence in the field, Metsä Fibre is an ideal supplier of tissue-grade pulps. Tuomo Niemi, Technical Sales Manager, talks us through the company’s unique offering for tissue makers.

    Read More
  • / Markets

    Metsä Fibre at Shanghai Pulp Week 2017

    ​Metsä Fibre took part in the annual gathering of pulp producers and customers in mid-March at Shanghai Pulp Week. As part of the week’s events, the China Paper and Pulp Industry Chamber of Commerce (CPICC) organised the 2017 China International Pulp Forum, with Metsä Fibre as its Exclusive Partner.

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  • Making pulp for specialty papers

    / Solutions

    The special touch for specialty papers

    ​Metsä Fibre's offering for specialty papers has never been stronger. For example, one product very suitable for specialty paper applications, Metsä Fibre's Botnia Nordic Strong RMA, is considered to be Europe's best reinforcement pulp. We take a look at the challenges and opportunities the area of specialty papers currently represents.

    Read More

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