Published: 2007-05-31 16:07:23 CEST
Metsä Board Corporation - Company Announcement
M-real sells its carton plant in Finland

M-real Corporation, Stock Exchange Release 31.5.2007

M-real, part of the Metsäliitto Group, has today 31 May, 2007 sold
the entire share capital of its subsidiary Tako Carton Plant Ltd. to
Pyroll Ltd with immediate effect. The transaction has no material
impact on M-real's financial ratios.

Tako's carton plant is located in Lielahti, Tampere, and employs some
160 persons. The plant produces consumer packaging products for the
food processing and other industries.

M-REAL CORPORATION

Further information:
Seppo Parvi, CFO, tel. +358 10 469 4321
Anne-Mari Achrén, Communications, tel. +358 10 469 4541