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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Kotkamills will take part in the Packaging Innovations exhibition, and in the Ecopack Challenge being held in conjunction with the event

Kotkamills will take part in the Packaging Innovations exhibition in Birmingham on 26-27 February, and in the Ecopack Challenge being held in conjunction with the event, as one of five finalists together with Lavazza Professional and Benders. The new collaboration will be showcased in more detail at the event on 26 February on the Ecopack stage.

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Kotkamills has signed a significant collaboration agreement with Lavazza Professional

Kotkamills Oy Press release Jan. 23, 2020

Kotkamills CEO Markku Hämäläinen is pleased about the collaboration with Lavazza Professional: “We share a goal to substantially increase recycling”

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Kotkamills participates in 4evergreen alliance to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular economy

Kotkamills Oy Online news Nov. 20, 2019

Cepi, the European association representing the paper industry, announced today a new alliance called 4evergreen. The aim of the alliance is to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy that minimises climate and environmental impact.

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New Sales Director, Consumer Boards at Kotkamills

Kotkamills Oy Online news Nov. 1, 2019

Ari Tanninen, M.Sc. (Eng.) has been appointed as the new Sales Director, Consumer Boards at Kotkamills Oy as of the 11th of December 2019.

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