The sawmill and wood-based panels industry

The sawmill industry is the Finnish forest industry’s oldest sector and one of Finland’s first export industries. Finland is now among Europe’s biggest producers of lumber and about 60 per cent of production is exported. Finnish wood-based panel is a safe, healthy and environmentally-friendly choice for wood construction, furnishings and transport equipment.

Wood boosts the EU’s competitiveness

Climate issues are global. The environmental impacts of construction are similar all over the world. A focus on wood offers the EU an opportunity to gain a competitive edge in the global markets. 

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