Good forest management helps to ensure the profit and the value of the forest for the future generations.
The measures carried out in the forest should be always planned with a long-term perspective. Forest management is worth to be planned together with a specialist. With Metsä Group’s forest asset management service forest owners can outsource the management of the entire forest, if needed.
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We want to help our customers develop in a sustainable way. Our shared value chain begins in the Finnish forests.
Jukka Kiuru works as a project manager for the Kemi bioproduct mill project. He first joined Metsä Fibre in 1999.
Metsä Fibre’s goal is that all its suppliers will operate according to the environmental, social and economic responsibility requirements jointly set at Metsä Group by 2030. The sustainability of suppliers is ensured by committing them to the Supplier Code of Conduct, and by assessing and auditing them.
Metsä Group aims to increase the amount of carbon stored in its products by 30 per cent by 2030. This goal can be achieved by producing wood products with a long life that store carbon throughout their life cycles.
Metsä Fibre’s objective is to reduce the use of process water at its pulp mills by 22 per cent from the 2018 level by 2030.
Metsä Fibre, like the whole of Metsä Group, has the target of preventing all accidents. Safety is the most important part of professional skills at Metsä Fibre. We want to ensure that every Metsä Fibre employee and the employees of our partners are able to return from work healthy.
Metsä Group’s objective is that all its production side streams will be utilised 100 per cent as either materials or energy.
Metsä Fibre’s objective is that 100 per cent of the raw materials used in its production would be traceable. The main raw material used in production is, of course, wood. Metsä Fibre, like the whole Metsä Group, always knows the origin of the wood it uses.
In the summer of 2020, Metsä Fibre, as part of Metsä Group, implemented a large-scale ethics barometer survey. The goal of the survey is to study how the personnel feel the company’s Code of Conduct is being implemented in practice.
Metsä Group’s objective is that all the raw materials it uses in its production will be fossil-free by 2030. Metsä Fibre is very close to this target, as pulp and sawn timber are produced from renewable wood raw material, and pulp sheets are used for wrapping pulp bales. Only the sawn timber wrappings used at sawmills are made of fossil plastic. This is also going to change.
Metsä Group’s objective is that it will no longer use any fossil fuels in its production by 2030 and will therefore not produce any fossil carbon dioxide emissions.
The sawn timber market is expected to turn to growth during 2021. Wood-based construction, which stores carbon, offers new growth opportunities across the globe.
Using machine vision is a central element of the modern production technology at the new sawmill in Rauma. Machine vision is used to ensure the quality of final products and the efficiency of the production process.
The prospects for the fast-growing tissue paper market in China are very positive. Metsä Fibre’s partners, Luck Tissue, C&S Paper and Jinboshi, are all very positive about the development of the market and the partnership.
Environmental responsibility is an important part of Metsä Fibre’s operations in the localities where our mills operate. In Kemi, nature is safeguarded in partnership with the area’s residents.
Metsä Fibre's safety management aims to ensure safe working conditions for all employees and partners at all the company's locations.
The structures of the world's most modern sawmill will use wood in various forms.
At the Finnish Sipari estate, the forest management measures for different stands are planned in cooperation together with a Metsä Group specialists. The forest work itself is also carried out with the help of a partner.
Growing the seedlings of coniferous trees into proper log wood requires long-term work. Forest management is worth to be planned together with a specialist.
Metsä Fibre's pulp sample packaging has been updated to reflect the new, more unified Metsä brand. At the same time, we have made the packaging more environmentally friendly.
The coronavirus brought a considerable number of special arrangements to the annual maintenance shutdowns of the pulp mills of Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group. The healthcare services provider Terveystalo set up testing stations at the mill sites, carrying out almost 2,000 coronavirus tests during the four shutdowns. The major test effort was a masterpiece of functioning cooperation.
The construction work for the Rauma sawmill has moved to constructing the frames and casting for the foundations. The first equipment will be installed during the first half of 2021.
Growing forests remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and sawn timber stores carbon for decades.