Partners

Articles dealing with Metsä Fibre's partner companies and co-operation.

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Collaboration with Lappeenranta University

Issue 2/2018 / Partners

Dialogue for greater wisdom

​Collaboration with educational and research institutions is helping Metsä Fibre to gain a broader understanding of natural phenomena and future technologies, and to reach leading professionals in the field. We met up at Lappeenranta University of Technology to discuss the goals and benefits of partnership.

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Paptic

Issue 1/2018 / Partners

Replacing plastics

​Paptic is a biobased, recyclable and renewable next generation packaging material made of sustainable wood fibre.

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Li Na

Issue 1/2018 / Partners

Shared values strengthen cooperation

​Li Na, Vice Chairman of the Chinese Sun Paper company, says that Metsä Fibre’s strong brand reputation, core values and product quality form the basis of a solid partnership.

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SkinCare 2.0

Issue 2/2017 / Partners

GreenDoer

​Based in China, Metsä Fibre’s partner company GreenDoer is a leading supplier of next-generation sustainable packaging solutions to the consumer industry. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, the company has developed innovative 3D shaping technology for producing molded fibre products.

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Ahlstrom Munksjo

Issue 2/2017 / Partners

The joy of segmentation

​What’s at the heart of a hundred-year success story? Two companies with deep roots and an intense passion for customer satisfaction. 

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confectionary packaging

Issue 2/2017 / Partners

Perspectives on product safety

Experts on product safety from throughout Metsä Group – as well as customer organisation CP Kelco – share their views on this crucial area.

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Soilfood

Issue 1/2017 / Partners

Soilfood - Products from cellulose fibre

Soilfood is Finland’s largest supplier of recycled fertilisers and soil improvement products, with a staff that combines solid expertise in agricultural science with practical farming experience. The company  reprocesses the side streams and by-products of Metsä Fibre’s pulp manufacturing, turning them into high-quality agricultural products. Soilfood focuses on researching and developing products with a view to expanding its business concept into the international market.

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Valmet people

Issue 1/2017 / Partners

Supplier synergies

​Machinery and raw-material suppliers do not look at the world so very differently, explains Valmet’s Senior Paper Technology Manager, Timo Valkama.

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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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Issue 1/2016 / Partners

The royalty of tissue

Metsä Fibre’s expertise and high-quality pulp enable the competitive production of tissue paper for the growing Middle Eastern market. Accelerated paper production and lower costs – without compromising on the quality of the end product – are the key factors helping Queenex Hygiene Paper Manufacturing LLC (QHPM) develop into the fastest growing player in the region.

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Ponsse forest machine

Issue 1/2016 / Partners

Harvesting the rewards of innovation

Specialisation and an affective culture of innovation have made Ponsse one of the world’s leading manufacturers of forest machines. Proof of this is the Quality Innovation award presented to the Ponsse Scorpion harvester in 2014. Metsä Fibre’s Botnia Nordic + softwood pulp was also awarded in the same competition. Both companies cherish their innovation culture, but what are the crucial factors specific to Ponsse’s innovation and R&D?

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Issue 2/2015 / Partners

The partner perspective

General trading company Itochu provides a uniquely well-informed point of view on the Asian market for Metsä Fibre's offering.

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Issue 1/2015 / Partners

Falling into place

Metsä Fibre and the trading company Europcell have developed a successful collaboration, purpose-built to serve the south-eastern European pulp market.

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Issue 2/2014 / Partners

Adding value in Turkey

​Executives and technical staff of Turkey's leading tissue and paper manufacturers turned out in force at the Zorlu Center, Istanbul, in September for a seminar on the science of tissue, including presentations from Metsä Fibre and chemicals manufacturer Kemira.

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Issue 2/2014 / Partners

The X-factor

​Long-term added value is only achievable through an effective partnership, say Angus Clarke and Frederic Deschamps.

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Issue 1/2014 / Partners

A family affair

​Metsä Fibre logistics partner Royal Wagenborg is a major shipping company in global forest industry product transportation. CEO Egbert Vuursteen shares some insight into the importance of sustainability for the company, the way it does business, and the future of logistics.

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