FTP supporting companies

Strategic sponsorship

Direct support from the private sector strengthens FTP’s ability to speak on behalf of the sector’s RTD&I interests and needs. 


BillerudKorsnäs is a world-leading manufacturer of strong primary fibre-based packaging material, working with over 1,500 customers in more than 100 countries. The company has 8 production sites in Sweden, Finland and the UK and about 4,200 employees in over 13 countries.

P.O. Box 703
SE-169 27 SOLNA


Holmen AB

Holmen is a forest industry group that manufactures paperboard, paper and wood products, and runs forestry and energy production operations. The company’s extensive forest holdings and its high proportion of energy production are strategically important resources for its future growth. The Holmen workforce consists of more than 3,300 employees.

P.O. Box 5407
SE-11484, Stockholm


Metsä Group (Metsäliitto) 

Metsä Group is a Finnish forest industry group producing high-quality biobased products utilizing wood from the sustainably managed northern forests. Its core businesses are wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh forest fibre paperboards and tissue and cooking papers. Metsä Group employs approximately 9,600 people and operates in some 30 countries.

PL 10
FI-02020 Metsä

Revontulenpuisto 2, 02100 Espoo


SAPPI Europe S.A.

​Sappi is a global company that produces dissolving wood pulp, paper pulp, paper-based and biorefinery solutions. These features are used in applications ranging from textiles to healthcare, graphic papers and packaging. The company has manufacturing operations in Europe, the United States and South Africa and employs almost 12,500 people in over 20 countries.

154 Chaussée de la Hulpe
BE-1170 Brussels


SCA Forest Products AB

SCA is a global hygiene and forest products company that develops and produces personal care, tissue and forest products. As Europe’s largest private forest owner, SCA places considerable emphasis on sustainable forest management. The group has about 44,000 employees and sales in 100 countries.

SE-85188 Sundsvall



​Sweden’s largest forest-owner association, with more than 50,000 forest owners as its members. Södra is also an international industrial group and employs approximately 3,600 people, with operations based on processing its members’ forest product. The group’s three business areas –Södra Wood, Södra Cell and Södra Skog – produce sawn and planed timber goods, interior products, paper pulp and biofuel as well as carrying out sustainable forest management and environmental conservation activities. It has also become an important supplier of green electricity and district heating.

SE-351 89 Växjö


Stora Enso Oyj

Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper for global markets. The company aims to replace fossil-based materials, by innovating and developing new products and services based on wood and other renewable materials. Stora Enso employs some 26,000 people in more than 35 countries.​

Kanavaranta 1
PL 309
FI-00101 Helsinki


Sunpine AB

SunPine is a world-leading biorefinery which supplies innovative and sustainable products based on tall oil, a residual product from Kraft pulp mills. The tall oil is heated in SunPine’s unique process and from it four chemical products are extracted – bio-oil, turpentine, rosin and tall diesel – plus a bonus residual product, district heating. Their products reach the world market in everything from Nordic Swan eco-labelled diesel to fragrant perfumes.

Sunpine AB

PO Box 76

SE-SE-941 22 Piteå



​Sveaskog is Sweden’s largest forest owner, with 14% of the country’s productive forest land, and a leading supplier of timber, wood pulp and biofuel. The company is also actively engaged in land transactions, provides hunting and fishing areas, as well as land for local companies offering nature-based tourism. The company employs 700 people and its main geographical market is Sweden. Sveaskog is owned by the Swedish state.

Torggatan 4
Box 315
SE-952 23 Kalix


UPM Kymmene Corporation

​This corporation employs 19,600 people worldwide and is organized into six distinct business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Paper ENA (Europe & North America) and UPM Plywood. UPM produces a range of recyclable products made of responsibly sourced, renewable raw materials including biofuels, biocomposites and biochemicals.

Eteläesplanadi 2
PO Box 380
FI-00101 Helsinki


One seat on the FTP Board is reserved for a representative of the group of supporting companies.