Basic details

Production capacity: 255,000 m3/year of pine sawn timber
Applications for pine sawn timber:

  • High-quality glulams, log houses and the woodworking industry
  • Planed goods, the manufacture of windows and doors as well as finger jointing
  • Packaging industry
  • Skirting boards
  • Thermally modified timber

Share of exports: approximately 71%
Personnel: 61
Wood consumption: 523,000 m3 of pine wood a year
Share of certified wood: 98%

History

1960 Metsäliitto Cooperative decides to build a new sawmill
1963 Production starts with a sawmill and a blockboard mill
1995 The name changes to Oy Metsä Timber Ltd
1995 The sawline is renewed
1999 The name changes to Finnforest Oy
2000 Renewal of the thermal power plant
2008–2010 X-ray and 3D measuring for log measurement
2012 Unified Metsä identity, the Wood Products Industry becomes Metsä Wood
2016 Metsä Group’s sawmills in Finland become part of Metsä Fibre
2018 Renewal of the X-ray equipment in log sorting

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