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Metsä improves its folding boxboards

Major new enhancements to Metsä’s Avanta Prima, Simcote and Carta Elega folding boxboards are said to improve the suitability of each cartonboard in the range for a particular packaging end-use such as food, beautycare, healthcare, or luxury packaging and graphics.

Major new enhancements to Metsä’s Avanta Prima, Simcote and Carta Elega folding boxboards are said to improve the suitability of each cartonboard in the range for a particular packaging end-use such as food, beautycare, healthcare, or luxury packaging and graphics. Developments include better yield, optimised shades and improved surfaces, to suit each application.

The bulk of Avanta Prima has been improved, so a lighter weight can be specified while maintaining the same thickness and stiffness. As a result Metsä has further light-weighted grammages across the range. Avanta Prima has been developed to meet the requirements of the healthcare market, and its surface has now been optimised to allow for 2D data matrix coding. Its shade has also been optimised to enhance visual whiteness.

Simcote, already offering "an outstanding combination" of stiffness and consistency for food packaging, now has improved bulk for even better yield while maintaining the same thickness and stiffness. As a result, grammages have been light-weighted across the range, providing both cost and sustainability benefits.

The shade of Carta Elega has been optimised to enhance visual whiteness – an important characteristic in the beautycare market.

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