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.
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69th INTERNATIONAL SOFTWOOD CONFERENCE PRESS RELEASE On 14 October 2021 the 69th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held for the first time in a hybrid form, at the Clarion hotel in Helsinki and online. The Conference was hosted by Finnish...
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...
“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.