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Environmental product declaration of sawn goods has been completed

ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCT DECLARATION OF SAWN GOODS HAS BEEN COMPLETED   The Building Information Foundation RTS’s Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for the sawmill industry has now been completed. The RTS EPD is an Environmental Product Declaration which...

Statement of the European Sawmill Industry regarding the current market situation

STATEMENT OF THE EUROPEAN SAWMILL INDUSTRY REGARDING THE CURRENT MARKET SITUATION The global economic scenario When the pandemic first emerged in China in January 2020 and then broke out in Europe and the US a few weeks later, nobody could have predicted the...

An open letter to Bill Gates

DEAREST BILL (may I call you Bill?) I read in a leading Finnish daily newspaper about your interview, which was related to your new book How to Avoid a Climate Disaster”. I gather you are worried about the environmental affairs, so am I. We both are from the same...
Upswing in timber markets reinforces sawmilling industry

Upswing in timber markets reinforces sawmilling industry

UPSWING IN TIMBER MARKETS REINFORCES SAWMILLING INDUSTRY Demand for sawn timber continues to grow around the world. At the same time, the global supply of sawn timber has increased and the flows of goods have changed substantially.  The situation for Finnish sawmills...

The biodiversity strategy impoverishes the forest bioeconomy

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

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...

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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.

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