Metsä Board is delighted to announce that eight cartons using its boards have been shortlisted for the finals of the 2015 Pro Carton ECMA Awards. Submitted by its customers, there are three finalists in the healthcare category; two in beauty care; and one each in confectionery, food and beverages.

“We are tremendously proud that so many cartons using our boards have been selected as finalists,” says Mika Paljakka, VP Sales EMEA, Metsä Board. “It’s a tribute to the creativity and innovation of all the people who’ve made a contribution to their design and production, in what is a very competitive field.” 

The annual Pro Carton ECMA Award competition attracts hundreds of entries, with the jury looking for excellence in design, convenience, brand communication and the major role cartonboard plays as a sustainable packaging material. 

The finalists using Metsä Board’s cartonboards are:


HYALURON cosmetic series
Carton Producer: Carl Edelmann
Brand Owner: Dr. Kurt Wolff
Cartonboard Manufacturer: Metsä Board

Müller Soft Star Tissue
Carton Producer: Mayr-Melnhof Packaging, C.P. Schmidt
Brand Owner: Müller Großhandels Ltd. & Co. KG
Cartonboard Manufacturer: Metsä Board


Endocare Tensage Concentrate +
Carton producer: Nekicesa Packaging
Brand Owner: Industrial Farmacéutica Cantabria
Cartonboard Manufacturer: Metsä Board

Multipack for Clinical Trials
Carton Producer: Rondo
Brand Owner: Hoffmann La Roche
Cartonboard Manufacturer: Metsä Board

Carton Producer: K+D
Brand Owner: Dentalpoint
Cartonboard Manufacturer: Metsä Board


Hofbauer & Schlumberger Collection
Carton Producer: Mayr-Melnhof Packaging Austria
Brand Owner: Lindt & Sprüngli Austria
Cartonboard Manufacturer: Metsä Board


Fazer Alku new mill products
Carton producer: AR Carton Oy
Brand Owner: Fazer Mill & Mixes
Cartonboard: Metsä Board


YO Syrup Carton Sleeve
Carton Producer: Mayr-Melnhof Packaging Austria
Brand Owner: Eckes-Granini
Cartonboard Manufacturer: Metsä Board