Cornerstone of the Finnish economy
Sawn timber was Finland’s fifth most important export item in 2018: its export value was EUR 1.8 billion. Sawmills utilise one third of the roundwood harvested in Finland annually, paying two thirds of forest owners’ stumpage earnings.
Sawn timber is a product that binds the carbon stored in forests for as long as centuries.
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Säästöpankinranta 4 C 24, 00530 Helsinki
Finnish Sawmills Association
The Finnish Sawmills Association, established in 1945, promotes the interests of the independent sawmilling industry. The association has more than 30 member companies.
A ROCKER BEHIND THE WHEEL OF A FORKLIFT Eetu Heino had just returned from the army when he received a call from the factory manager of Misawa Homes of Finland. The manager, an old acquaintance of Eetu’s, knew he had recently moved to Mikkeli and offered him a...
LET'S KEEP THE WHEELS ROLLING The independent sawmill industry aims to keep the wheels rolling also during the current virus epidemic. Sawmills want to protect employees from getting infected, safeguard jobs and bring in valuable export euros from foreign countries. ...
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“The environmental story of sawmills is superior to any other major export industries.“
Tommi Sneck, Chairman of the Board, Finnish Sawmills Association
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Säästöpankinranta 4 C 24, 00530 HELSINKI
Association that promotes the interests of the Finnish sawmilling industry
The Finnish Sawmills Association promotes the business operations of its member companies by representing their interests. The association’s membership base consists of approximately 30 companies that operate throughout the country. Nearly all of our members are family companies with a face.