September 14, 2017

Novel concepts of biorefineries on the spot

In three intensive days, the 7th edition of the Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference (NWBC), that finished on 30 March 2017 in Stockholm, showcased the latest innovative, wood-based biorefineries, novel production processes and evolving concepts of biorefineries.  A flagship concept, the industrial ecosystems around the bioproduct mill that Metsä Fibre is finalising in Äänekoski (Finland) was […]

September 13, 2017

Bioproduct mill starts up in Finland

The next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland, came into operation on  15 August 2017, Metsä Group announced this week. With a budget of approximately € 1.2 billion, this is the largest investment of the forest-based industry in Finland. Pulp deliveries from the new mill to customers will begin in early September 2017.  The bioproduct mill […]

February 4, 2019

NSG Finland

The forest-based sector in Finland Forestry and the forest industry are of fundamental importance for Finland. The forest industry alone generates about 150,000 jobs in Finland. In 2016, the value of forest sector exports was 11.5 billion euros, being thus the largest export sector in Finland. The exported forest products of greatest impact were paper and […]