Kyro board mill

Metsä Board Kyro mill produces high-quality fully coated folding boxboards for demanding packaging and printing. Typical end uses for the paperboards produced at the mill include graphic applications and packaging for beautycare products, medical and healthcare products and various foodstuffs.
  • 1870



  • 150


    Number of employees

  • 190



Launched in 2019, Kyro’s dispersion coated barrier paperboard helps reduce plastic use in, for example, food packaging requiring grease and moisture resistance. It is also fully recyclable.

Our main market is Europe, but we also deliver significant quantities of paperboard to North America and Asia. The mill is located in the village of Kyröskoski, some 40 km northwest of Tampere.

The mill only uses Metsä Group’s own pulps in its production: BCTMP (bleached chemo-thermomechanical pulp) from Metsä Board’s Joutseno and Kaskinen mills, and chemical pulp from Metsä Fibre’s mills.

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.


Production lines

​One board machine, BM1
(trim width 3.30 m, speed 660 m / min, grammage range 170–380 g / m²)
Mill info sheet (PDF)


Postal address
Hammareninkatu 10
39200 Kyröskoski
Tel. +358 1046 34999

Visiting address
Hammareninkatu 10
39200 Kyröskoski

Petri Huiko
Tel. +358 1046 34999

Driving instructions to the mill

Mill address and location on map

Mill history

  1. 1870

    Mill established

  2. 1872

    Mechanical wood pulp production started

  3. 1878

    Paper production started

  4. 1931

    Paper machine 3 (PM3) started (newsprint production)

  5. 1937

    Board machine 2 start-up

  6. 1957

    Board machine 1 start-up

  7. 1958

    Wallpaper production started on PM3

  8. 1987

    Biological effluent treatment plant started

  9. 2004

    Biological effluent treatment plant extended

  10. 2011

    Rebuild of board machine 1

  11. 2012

    Biopower plant start-up

  12. 2016

    Closure of PM3 and mechanical pulp production

  13. 2019

    Eco-barrier board production started

  14. 2021

    Board machine finishing area modernisation