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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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+358 20 779 0960

info@sahateollisuus.com

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.

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Manifesto – GROWING OUR LOW-CARBON FUTURE: TIME FOR TIMBER

Manifesto – GROWING OUR LOW-CARBON FUTURE: TIME FOR TIMBER

GROWING OUR LOW-CARBON FUTURE: TIME FOR TIMBER   Overview:   The construction and built environment sector is responsible for approximately 40% of global energy related CO2 emissions.[i] A significant percentage of which comes from the extraction, processing and...

Growing our low-carbon future: time for timber

Growing our low-carbon future: time for timber

GROWING OUR LOW-CARBON FUTURE: TIME FOR TIMBER International Wood Manifesto to be launched prior to COP26   JOINT PRESS RELEASE  An international wood manifesto making the case to politicians for a much greater use of wood in both construction and renovation will...

Brisk demand amid supply challenges

Brisk demand amid supply challenges

69th INTERNATIONAL SOFTWOOD CONFERENCE    PRESS RELEASE  On 14 October 2021 the 69th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held for the first time in a hybrid form, at the Clarion hotel in Helsinki and online. The Conference was hosted by Finnish...

“The environmental story of sawmills is superior to any other major export industries.

Tommi Sneck, Chairman of the Board, Finnish Sawmills Association

 

contact information

+358 20 779 0960

info@sahateollisuus.com

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.