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The New Wood product 2022 public vote

Wood bends in many ways

The New Wood project organized a public vote on May 1-22, 2022, presenting the latest wood-based products and solutions developed by our project member companies and organizations. The winners were announced on June 7, 2022. The winners were:

1st: Golf ball pack transformed into an insect hotel — Metsä Board & Golf Coat
2nd: Sparkling water maker made of biocomposite — UPM Biocomposites & Mysoda
3rd: Flavour-savouring tomato packaging — Pyroll Packaging Group & Agrifutura
Special Recognition Award: High-design wooden toilet — Woodio

1. Flavour-savouring tomato packaging

2. Elegant pastry box

3. Summer-fresh ice cream cups

4. Premium packaging for cold cuts

Supersipuli

5. Super sweet onion packaging

6. Label material from woods

7. Feather-soft pillow packaging

8. Luxury packaging for natural cosmetics

9. Golf ball pack transformed into an insect hotel

10. High-design wooden toilet

11. Sparkling water maker made of biocomposite

12. Nature’s own cosmetics packaging

13. Patient-safe pharmaceutical packaging

Candidates 2022

1. Flavour-savouring tomato packaging — Pyroll Packaging Group
2. Elegant pastry box — Metsä Board
3. Summer-fresh ice cream cups — MM Kotkamills Boards
4. Premium packaging for cold cuts — Pyroll Packaging Group
5. Super sweet onion packaging — Paptic
6. Label material from woods — UPM Raflatac
7. Feather-soft pillow packaging — Paptic
8. Luxury packaging for natural cosmetics — MM Kotkamills Boards
9. Golf ball pack transformed into an insect hotel — Metsä Board
10. High-design wooden toilet — Woodio
11. Sparkling water maker made of biocomposite — UPM Biocomposites
12. Nature’s own cosmetics packaging — Sulapac
13. Patient-safe pharmaceutical packaging — Jaakkoo-Taara

Steering group

The steering group confirms the competition proposals and the result of the public vote.

Eija Jokela, chair, Finnish Corrugated Board Association
Elina Antila, Finnish Forest Association
Martta Fredrikson, Finnish Forest Foundation
Kristiina Jaaranen
, UPM
Satu Huhtela, MM Kotkamills
Johanna Lahti, VTT
Anne Penkari, Pyroll Packaging Group
Arja Vanhanen, Metsä Board

Rules of participation

The aim of the New Wood public vote is to present new products made from wood-based materials by The New Wood member companies (or their customers). The product / solution may already be known, but the commercial product or application is new.

Rules:

  • The product / solution has not previously participated in the New Wood competition.
  • The product / solution is already on the market or will be commercialized during 2022.
  • Each member company (or their customers) may enter a maximum of two products / solutions in the competition.

Timetable:

  • March 15: Registration for the competition ends
  • March 22: The New Wood Steering Group confirms the competition candidates
  • May 1-22: Public voting open at the New Wood website and all competition entries will be featured in the New Wood social media channels. The public may vote for their favorite entry. New Wood bags will be drawn among all voters.
  • May 24: The New Wood Steering Group confirms the winners of the public vote.
  • June 7: The winners will be announced at the PulPaper event, Future Square stage, on June 7, 2022, at 14:40 (2:40 pm) Finnish time. All entries will be on display at the New Wood stand 6m50 on June 7-9, 2022.

More information

Virpi Korhonen
Project manager
Uusi puu
virpi.korhonen (at) uusipuu.fi
Tel. +358 400 697973