The safety of Metsä Group’s products is ensured throughout the value chain. Our main raw material is wood, the origin of which we always know. The other raw materials come from reliable suppliers who comply with Metsä Group’s Code of Conduct for Suppliers, including product safety requirements.

Metsä Group’s mills follow good manufacturing practices and are certified according to appropriate quality management systems. Mills that produce products that come into contact with food, such as paperboards, comply with the same product safety requirements as the food industry. Our products are tested internally and externally to meet the requirements of different market areas.

Our mills and expert teams are tasked to ensure safe products for our customers. We follow closely any changes in legislation and indications received from the market regarding product safety. Personnel working in production environment are all trained to pay attention to neat, clean and orderly working practices and working environment.

Keep these principles in mind

  • We make no compromises on product safety. Our products are safe for people and the environment.  
  • We comply with the regulatory requirements, standards and instructions, such as requirements for food contact materials and construction materials.
  • We make sure that all product safety statements are up-to-date.
  • We take care of product safety training.
The safety of our products is ensured at every stage of the supply chain.