​​ Metsä Fibre is a leading producer of bioproducts and bioenergy. Its main brand is Botnia.

Lea​ding producer of bioproducts and bioenergy

Bioproducts from northern wood for growing markets.

Metsä Fibre
Sales 2.5 Eur


 669 Eur

Metsä Fibre in brief

Leading producer of bioproducts

Metsä Fibre is a leading producer of bioproducts and bioenergy. The company’s pulp brand is Botnia and the sawn timber brand is Metsä Nordic Timber.

We produce pulp and other bioproducts at four mills in Finland: Joutseno, Kemi, Rauma and Äänekoski. We also have six sawmills: in Finland our sawmills are located in Kyrö, Lappeenranta, Merikarvia, Renko and Vilppula and in addition to these, Metsä Svir sawmill in Russia.

Metsä Fibre is part of the Finnish forest industry group Metsä Group. Metsä Fibre is owned by its parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative, Metsä Board and Itochu Corporation.


Metsä Fibre's values

Metsä Fibre's values

Products that meet customers’ needs are made by employees who are highly competent and willing to learn and reinvent themselves. Our employees are guided by Metsä Group’s values: responsible profitability, reliability, cooperation and renewal. We operate in line with our values and let the results speak for themselves.

Responsible profitability means that we improve our profitability while also considering the environment and listening to our stakeholders. All of our other values lay the foundation for responsible profitability.



Metsä Group's values - reliability

​Our success is based on long-term cooperation with our stakeholders. We appreciate each other’s work and competence and we strengthen the confidence of our various stakeholders through our consistent and predictable operations.



Metsä Group's values - cooperation

​We develop our operations in cooperation with our customers and share information and best practices with each other. Operating as one group of companies, we harness mutual synergies and rely on common benefits.


Responsible profitability

Metsä Group's values – responsible profitability

​We bear our responsibility for the environment, our partners and each other to ensure successful business activities and forestry. Profitability is vital for the continuous development of operations.



Group's values - renewal

​We are aware of the challenges of the future and have the courage to question old practices in order to provide better products and services to our customers in support of their business operations.


Metsä Fibre's Strategy

Towards sustainable excellence

Our aim is clear: we want to be the world’s best and most profitable bioproduct producer from Nordic wood raw materials.




We are part of Metsä Group

Metsä Fibre is owned by its parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative (50.1 per cent), Metsä Board (24.9 per cent) and Itochu Corporation (25.0 per cent).

Metsä Fibre is part of Metsä Group, which comprises Metsäliitto Cooperative, its two businesses Metsä Forest and Metsä Wood, and the cooperative's subsidiaries Metsä Tissue, Metsä Board and Metsä Fibre. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and includes about 103,000 forest owners.

Metsä Group's ownership base and business structure differentiate it positively from its competitors and provide a long-term perspective to its operations. Through Metsäliitto Cooperative's owner-members, Metsä Group has access to a substantial reserve of premium-quality raw material, providing it with a stable, long-term foundation for the development of its operations and production plants.

Organisation and management

Metsä Fibre's highest decision-making body is the Board of Directors, whose chairman is Ilkka Hämälä, President and CEO of Metsä Group.

The chairman of Metsä Fibre's Management Group is Ismo Nousiainen, CEO of Metsä Fibre. The Management Group is responsible for operational management and prepares proposals to the Board of Directors.


Production units

Metsä Fibre has four pulp mills and six sawmills. Pulp mills are located in Finland: inJoutseno, Kemi, Rauma and Äänekoski. Metsä Fibre's sawmills are located in Kyrö, Lappeenranta, Merikarvia, Renko and Vilppula, Finland, and Metsä Svir sawmill in Russia.