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The biodiversity strategy impoverishes the forest bioeconomy

THE BIODIVERSITY STRATEGY IMPOVERISHES THE FOREST BIOECONOMY In May 2020, the European Union published a biodiversity strategy aimed at strengthening Europe's resilience by halting the loss of biodiversity. The strategy should support the EU's intention to lead the...

The Covid‐19 outbreak impact on the softwood market

THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK IMPACT ON THE SOFTWOOD MARKET   On 8 October 2020 the 68th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held for the first time ever online. Not even the Covid‐19 pandemic could stop producers and traders of softwood lumber from...

The European Woodworking Industries are ready to match the EU increased ambition towards the 2030 Climate targets

THE EUROPEAN WOODWORKING INDUSTRIES ARE READY TO MATCH THE EU INCREASED AMBITION TOWARDS THE 2030 CLIMATE TARGETS    JOINT PRESS RELEASE  Today the European Commission announced the plan to start an upward revision of the 2030 EU climate targets in order to...
Working together is an asset

Working together is an asset

WORKING TOGETHER IS AN ASSET It takes at least two to make a team, and when you have a good team, you can achieve great things. To see a great team like this in action, all you need to do is travel to Central Finland. As a young girl, Anna Paananen had several career...

A rocker behind the wheel of a forklift

A rocker behind the wheel of a forklift

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...

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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.