UPM Chudovo Plywood Mill


UPM Chudovo Mills consists of both a plywood and veneer mill. Chudovo is situated in the Novgorod Region in Russia, approx. 120 km south of St Petersburg.



Production capacity

110,000 m3 plywood and veneer


Plywood for building, furniture industry, interior lining, transportation and construction industry


1988 ZAO Chudovo-RWS was established as a joint company by Soviet company Novgorodlesprom and Finnish companies Raute and Schauman Wood (one of UPM's predecessor companies)
1990 Plywood production started
2002 Raute sold its shares to Schauman Wood (Schauman Wood owns 60% of the mill)2003 A new production line was built for rotary cut veneer manufacturing
2004 UPM-Kymmene Wood Oy is established
2005 UPM acquires the 40 % minority shareholding from the shareholders of UPM's Russian partner Novgorodlesprom. UPM becomes owner of ZAO Chudovo-RWS
2006 Name changes into UPM, Chudovo Mills
2006 New rotary cutting and drying line installed


UPM-Kymmene Chudovo Llc
Derzhavin Street
174210 Chudovo

Mail address

UPM-Kymmene Chudovo Llc
P.O. Box 80
FI-53501 Lappeenranta
(N.B. Letters only)

Phone numbers

Tel. +7 812 326 8494
Fax. +7 812 326 8490