What we work for

Plastic-free for daily life

We love our takeaways but hate the waste. What can we do to find a balance? What enables our fast-paced lifestyles and lets us enjoy it with a good conscience? At Kotkamills, we actively work for better options that make takeaways and other convenience packaging plastic-free. While many make claims about being best, we’ve actually changed the game for good.



Consumer Boards

Easily recyclable, versatile board for the convenience of the food service industry.

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Folding Boxboard offers quality that stands out, is easy to recycle while stiff and protective in transport.

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Our Consumer Boards offering is built on our own innovations and provides sustainable, easily recyclable solutions for a variety of uses with a focus on convenience packaging.

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Absorbex kraft paper

Global leader in saturating base kraft papers, the core raw material for high pressure laminates.

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Sawmill products

Using the highest quality renewable raw material from certified forests for demanding uses including our own businesses.

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Our unique intergrated mill

Accelerating circularity together

Kotkamills is made of three separate but united business lines working together as a forerunner of the circular economy. Our integrated mill uses wood within the system efficiently at the various stages of the production chain. Connecting with other companies lets us accelerate circularity and spread the scope of our positive impact.

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Excellent choice for interiors

The decorative high pressure laminate used for furnishings and interior cladding on ships is an excellent choice for spaces where the surfaces must be durable.

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Towards a plastic-free world

If global plastic consumption continues at the present rate, the volume of plastic in nature and landfills will amount to 12 billion tonnes in 2025. Something must be done. Thanks to Kotkamills’ plastic-free AEGLE® folding boxboards and ISLA® food service boards, products made of them can be recycled with paper or board recycling streams leaving no plastic waste.

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Kotkamills tehostaa kemikaalien kierrätystä – ratkaisu pienentää ympäristökuormaa tuhansia tonneja

Kotkamillsin paperi- ja kartonkitehtaalla otetaan vuoden 2020-2021 vaihteessa käyttöön suljetun kierron ratkaisu, joka tehostaa kemikaalien talteenottoa. Ratkaisun myötä tehtaan jätevedenpuhdistamon kemiallinen hapenkulutus putoaa noin 20 prosenttia ja hiilidioksidipäästöt laskevat noin 3500 tonnia vuodessa. Ratkaisun toteuttaa energia- ja vesiyhtiö Adven.

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Nomination announcement

Päivi Suutari, M.Sc., has been appointed as the new Development Director of Kotkamills Oy as of 1st August 2019.

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Welcome to Packaging Première held in Milan, the world’s design and luxury capital

Packaging Première is the selective exhibition dedicated to designers and manufacturers of luxury packaging as well as to major international brands entrusting the safekeeping of their products to containers bearing the tangible, unmistakable mark of luxury all over the world.

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Adara Pakkaus Oy awarded in the WorldStar Packaging Awards 2019 Competition

Adara Pakkaus Oy and Kotkamills have created in collaboration a recyclable cups collecting container for the collection of plastic-free and easily recyclable paper cups made of Kotkamills’ ISLA® board.

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