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.




Lahti Ski Games and Kotkamills partner for a responsible sporting event

Kotkamills, a manufacturer of food service board, has signed a collaboration agreement with Lahti Ski Games. Food and beverages at the World Cup event will be served in cups, plates and trays made from Kotkamills’ food-safe, eco-friendly, fully recyclable and compostable board

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Mayr-Melnhof Karton to acquire Kotkamills

Press Release Dec. 10th, 2020

Mayr-Melnhof Group has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Kotkamills Group Oyj from its shareholders. The transaction is subject to customary completion conditions and regulatory approval. Closing of the transaction is expected by mid of 2021. The proposed acquisition will strengthen Mayr-Melnhof’s position in virgin-fiber based carton board.

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Kotkamills Winter 2020 Customer Magazine has been published

Online news Dec. 3rd, 2020

Kotkamills Winter 2020 Customer Magazine has been published.

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Matti Koski has been appointed Kotkamills Oy’s Vice President, North America

Online news Nov. 25, 2020

Matti Koski’s role is to establish North American businesses and increase board sales and help other businesses in North America. Koski reports to Ari Tanninen, the Senior Vice President of the Consumer Board business.


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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 integrated 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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Norwich says no to plastics

Norwich City F.C. is switching to using only cups and food packaging made from plastic-free barrier board at the club’s football stadium Carrow Road.

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Investing in quality

During the annual maintenance shutdown, Kotkamills made investments that will further improve the consistency and quality of Absorbex® Kraft Paper and support the growth of production capacity in the future.

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