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

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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.

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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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+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.