Political strikes shut down Metsä Board's production units in Finland

Metsä Board Corporation press release 22.3.2024
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Production at Metsä Board's paperboard mills will be temporarily shut down due to ongoing political strikes in Finland. Production at Metsä Board's paperboard mills in Simpele, Kyro, Tako and Äänekoski will stop on Monday, March 25.

Previously, Metsä Board's BCTMP mills in Joutseno and Kaskinen as well as Metsä Board's Kemi board mill have shut down production due to ongoing strikes.

The production can be restarted when the raw material deliveries and product transportations continue.

For further information:
Marjo Halonen, VP Communications, Metsä Board
Mobile: +358 (0)50 598 7046
Email: marjo.halonen@metsagroup.com

Metsä Board 

Metsä Board is a producer of lightweight and high-quality folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. The pure fresh fibres we use in our products are a safe, renewable and recyclable resource, that can be traced back to northern forests. We aim to have completely fossil free mills and raw materials by the end of 2030. We promote a culture of diversity, equality and inclusion.

Metsä Board is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. In 2023 our sales totalled EUR 1.9 billion, and we have around 2,300 employees. Metsä Board is part of Metsä Group, whose parent company Metsäliitto Cooperation is owned by over 90,000 Finnish forest owners. The sales of the whole Metsä Group were EUR 6.1 billion.

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