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Cornerstone of the Finnish economy

Sawn timber was Finland’s fourth most important export item in 2021: its export value was EUR 2.8 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.

Finnish Sawmills Association

The Finnish Sawmills Association promotes the interests of the independent sawmilling industry. The association has more than 30 member companies.

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Huonokuntoisten teiden määrä on voimakkaassa kasvussa. Vuonna 2011 huonokuntoisten päällysteiden määrä oli 3 000 km. Nyt määrä on kolminkertaistunut ja niitä on jo yli 9 000 kilometriä. Toimiva tiestö on tärkeä kilpailukykytekijä vientiteollisuudelle!

Jotta olisi mitä esitellä, pitäisi puusta rakentaa huomattavasti enemmän Suomessa. Nyt puun käyttö rakentamisessa alempana kuin vuosikymmeniin. Päätöksenteossa puurakentamisen edistäminen tapahtuu liikaa joskus ja jouluna.

Meidän tulee tehdä enemmän Suomessa ja EU:ssa Ukrainan hyväksi. Seuraavaksi pakotteita on laajennettava ja saatava demokratiat samaan rintamaan. Japani on yksi maailman tärkeimpiä puutuotemarkkinoita, venäläisillä siellä edelleen lähes 15 % markkinaosuus.

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A successful sawmill industry creates the conditions for wood construction solutions. Independent sawmills invest in competitiveness, and growing, healthy and sustainably managed forests not only secure raw material for industry, but also a carbon sink and diversity.

Matti Kylävainio, Chairman of the Board, Finnish Sawmills Association

 

Finnish Sawmills Association’s partner companies

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.