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