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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.

News

EOS POSITION ON CASCADING USE OF WOOD

EOS POSITION ON CASCADING USE OF WOOD

EOS POSITION ON CASCADING USE OF WOOD    The European sawmill Industries believes that the cascading principle is a living principle that can enhance circularity in the EU Economy. Nevertheless this principle shall not be translated into legislation because it...

Manifesto – GROWING OUR LOW-CARBON FUTURE: TIME FOR TIMBER

Manifesto – GROWING OUR LOW-CARBON FUTURE: TIME FOR TIMBER

GROWING OUR LOW-CARBON FUTURE: TIME FOR TIMBER   Overview:   The construction and built environment sector is responsible for approximately 40% of global energy related CO2 emissions.[i] A significant percentage of which comes from the extraction, processing and...

Growing our low-carbon future: time for timber

Growing our low-carbon future: time for timber

GROWING OUR LOW-CARBON FUTURE: TIME FOR TIMBER International Wood Manifesto to be launched prior to COP26   JOINT PRESS RELEASE  An international wood manifesto making the case to politicians for a much greater use of wood in both construction and renovation will...

“The environmental story of sawmills is superior to any other major export industries.

Tommi Sneck, Chairman of the Board, Finnish Sawmills Association

 

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.