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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We are the catalyst for changing the game

All over the world people love their fast-paced lifestyles, but at the same time hate the waste they create. People eat daily at local centres where disposable plates and cups are used, go to quick service restaurant or pick up food from take away. These people are enlightened, they care for the environment, they value recyclability and they want to avoid plastic.

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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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HJK and Kotkamills team up for a plastic-free stadium

Kotkamills Oy Press release March 10, 2020

Under the collaboration agreement signed between Football club HJK and Kotkamills, a manufacturer of fully recyclable food service board, HJK is aiming to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of its matches in the upcoming season.

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Kotkamills participates in the Finnish Forest Industries’ school campaign

Kotkamills Oy Online news March 6, 2020

Career opportunities in the forest industry are in the spotlight in the ‘A Forest of Opportunities’ school campaign rolling out in March. Kotkamills employees will act as ambassadors and visit the Pappilansalmi, Langinkoski, Kotkansaari and Karhuvuori schools.

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Ari Tanninen, Sales Director is appointed as Senior Vice President, Consumer Boards (SVP)

Kotkamills Oy Online news March 3, 2020

Ari Tanninen, Sales Director, of the Consumer Boards, is appointed Senior Vice President, Consumer Boards (SVP).

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Side streams generated in the Kotkamills production plant are recycled

Kotkamills Oy Online news March 3, 2020

In collaboration with Soilfood, Kotkamills has been able to recover fibre sludge nutrients, generated as a side stream in production, for use in farmland.

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