Wood is a living and warm material. It smells good, feels good to touch, and it even has positive effects on our health.
The Finnish Kotka and Helsinki ports play a key role as UPM products from four sawmills are exported around the world.
The municipality of Pudasjärvi in Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland is leading the way in modern timber construction.
UPM Timber’s sawn timber is used in many different applications depending on the needs of the customer. Large quantities of domestic certified timber are used in the log house industry.
The Chinese furniture industry has opened up a new door for the export of Nordic sawn timber. The demand for Finnish timber has grown significantly, especially in the children’s furniture segment.
Straight to work when school finishes and straight back to school after the work is done. Eetu Mastosalo spent all of last year hard at work
Around a thousand Finnish young people are employed yearly to work at UPM saws, veneer, pulp and paper mills and offices. Henna Vanhatalo has worked for two summers at the UPM Korkeakoski saw mill.
Pulp investments planned in Finland are set to significantly increase demand for wood by 2018 – in fact so much that supply from private forests will have to increase by ten million cubic metres per year.
The Kaukas mill site in Lappeenranta, Finland, has long been the stage for many significant events in Finland’s industrial history.
Improvements in production processes help UPM’s Steyrermühl mill in Austria save EUR 1.1 million a year. The mill has 14 projects in the works aimed at improving material efficiency.