Section: Pankaboard Oy

Pankaboard invests in new headbox and sheeter to enhance product quality and customer service

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Pankaboard invests in new headbox and sheeter to enhance product quality and customer service. © Pankaboard (photo: Industrial News Service)

/INS. Pankaboard continues with their investment program for development of quality and service of their uncoated speciality boards from BM3.

Pankaboard announces first appearance at RosUpack 2014 in Moscow

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The Pankaboard mill is situated only 25 km away from the Russian border. © Pankaboard (photo: Industrial News Service)

/INS. Finnish speciality cartonboard producer Pankaboard has announced that it is to exhibit at this year’s RosUpack exhibition for the first time, marking the first appearance of its Russian sales team, following the opening of its new branch sales office in St Petersburg in March this year.

Pankaboard continues its steady development and announces the opening of its own branch office in Russia

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Mr. Vladimir Pushilin and  Mrs. Tatiana Shaburova  © Pankaboard (photo: Industrial News Service)

/INS. Pankaboard, a leading Finnish specialty cartonboard producer, will open an own sales office in Russia to strengthen its local presence in the market. In addition to Russia, the office will serve the CIS markets as well.

Pankaboard’s cartonboard grade for paper plates achieves certificate for compostability

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PankaPlex is now one of the few cartonboards that is officially certified for compostability. (photo: Industrial News Service)

/INS. PankaPlex, which is designed and widely used in food service applications, has now been granted the demanding compostability certificate for the substances between 190 and 240 gsm. The tests were conducted and successfully approved by the third party ISEGA Laboratory according to the European norm EN 13432 (“Packaging, Requirements for Packaging recoverable through composting and biodegradation”). The norm defines the test program, conditions and the assessment criteria, which the compostable packaging has to meet.

Focus on special cartonboard and Russia

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Pankaboard uses raw-material from local, certified forests. © Pankaboard Oy (photo: Industrial News Service)

Pankaboard is a leading producer of special cartonboards and folding boxboards (FBB) for a wide range of applications, primarily packages for luxury beverages, food, health care, and pharmaceuticals. The mill’s proximity combined with flexible customer service lead to cost-efficient logistics for Russian customers and demonstrate a strategic focus on cross-border trade.