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.
+358 20 779 0960
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.
UKRAINE WAR: CEI-BOIS AND EOS – SCHOCK IN THE WOOD PRODUCT VALUE CHAIN TO BE EXPECTED The European timber industry is watching with great concern Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the correlated economic and financial implications. European sanctions against trading...
EOS POSITION ON CASCADING USE OF WOOD The European sawmill Industries believes that the cascading principle is a living principle that can enhance circularity in the EU Economy. Nevertheless this principle shall not be translated into legislation because it...
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...
“The environmental story of sawmills is superior to any other major export industries.“
Tommi Sneck, Chairman of the Board, Finnish Sawmills Association
+358 20 779 0960
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.