Joutseno BCTMP mill

Metsä Board Joutseno mill produces BCTMP (bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp), which is used in the middle layer of folding boxboards. The product has been tailored to meet the demands of Metsä Board’s paperboard mills, making it possible to produce light yet stiff paperboards with excellent printability, purity and whiteness.
  • 2001



  • 50


    Number of employees

  • 360



The mill is located in Southeast Finland, where together with the Metsä Fibre pulp mill it forms an integrate with an annual capacity of more than a million tons and synergy benefits achieved by the production of BCTMP and chemical pulps.

All the wood raw material the mill uses is traceable and comes from sustainably managed Northern European forests, which are either PEFC or FSC® certified, or meet the criteria for controlled origin. The mill is committed to Metsä Board’s target of achieving completely fossil free mills and products by the end of 2030.


Postal address
54120 Pulp
Tel. +358 1046 65599

Visiting address
Teollisuustie 32

Mika Purhonen
Tel. +358405382446

Joutseno pulp mill's products

  • Bleached-chemi-thermomechanical pulp

    Bleached-chemi-thermomechanical pulp

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Mill history

  1. 2001

    Mill start-up

  2. 2003

    Chain of custody, environmental and quality systems certifications granted

  3. 2008

    BCTMP production exclusively for Metsä Board folding boxboards

  4. 2020

    Twin roll press start-up