Metsä Fibre’s Vilppula sawmill

Vilppula sawmill

Basic details

Production capacity: 520,000 m3/year of spruce sawn timber
Applications for spruce sawn timber:

  • Interior and exterior cladding
  • Construction and glulam production
  • Furniture
  • Various woodworking products
  • Concrete casting mould
  • Share of exports approximately 89%

Personnel: 86
Wood consumption: 1 069 000 m3 of pine wood a year
Share of certified wood: 97%


1980 Pohjolan saha Oy is established
1983 The sawmill’s ownership transfers to G.A. Serlachius
1987 Metsäliitto and Serlachius merge to become Metsä-Serla Oy
2003 Automated sorting
2004 Bio power plant and electricity production
2010 Accuracy of the log measuring techniques and treatment process
2012 Infeed, saw and sorting lines
2012 Unified Metsä identity, the Wood Products Industry becomes Metsä Wood
2016 Metsä Group’s sawmills in Finland become part of Metsä Fibre
2016-2017 New sticking-and-stacking machines

Metsä Fibre
Vilppula sawmill
Jaakko Vierola, Mill Manager

See also


Other mills