Our Commitment To
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A sustainable future at Whakatāne Mill

Made stronger through collaboration and connection


Having been acquired by the Smurfit Consortium, Whakatāne Mill Limited is part of the renowned Smurfit Kappa organisation. Leading the way for improved transparency in sourcing and manufacturing. Smurfit Kappa has received numerous awards for its commitment to sustainability and shares our vision for raising the benchmark in environmentally responsible packaging.

The collaboration with Smurfit Kappa is a step towards a more interconnected and international industry. Through our partnership, we  continue to innovate and grow, ensuring we remain at the forefront of the folding boxboard manufacturing industry.

Whakatāne Mill Limited is a powerful reminder that with the right support, it’s possible to accomplish great things. With the support of Smurfit Kappa at our side, we welcome a future of shared growth and success. This is only the beginning, and we can’t wait to share the next chapter of our story.

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Folding boxboard for packaging

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Safe, flexible and sustainable, our Formakote™ folding boxboard range is manufactured with the needs of modern businesses in mind. Made with a three-layer structure of virgin kraft pulps, they are clay-coated for professional printing and comply with stringent food contact requirements.

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