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.




Kotkamills’ water-based dispersion coated ISLA® Duo barrier board receives industrial compostability certification

Kotkamills Press release July 1, 2020

Kotkamills’ easily recyclable and biodegradable ISLA® Duo barrier board has received the Seedling and DIN-Geprüft certifications for industrial compostability.

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Kotkamills donates new duckboards for Santalahti nature trail

Kotkamills Online news 22.4.2020

People are enjoying the light of spring on Kotka’s Santalahti nature trail that winds its way along spectacular cliffs, the shores of the open sea, and through a dry coniferous forest. Santalahti is getting new duckboards: initiated by a donation, the restoration got under way during Easter week.

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Kotkamills’ ISLA® Duo and ISLA® Base boards receive Nordic Swan Ecolabel approval

Kotkamills Oy Press release April 7, 2020

Kotkamills’ fully recyclable ISLA® Duo and ISLA® Base food service boards have received the Nordic Swan Ecolabel approval, i.e. they have passed the environmental requirements set by the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.

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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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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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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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