Joensuu, Finland, approx. 440 km from Helsinki.
WISA birch plywood mainly for transportation industry, e.g. LNG carriers and vechicle floors. Most of the products are further processed: special coatings, machinings or lacquered.
1912 Bobbin factory is built
1917 Factory is modified to a plywood mill
1918 Plywood production starts up
1923 Oy Wilhelm Schauman Ab acquires the mill
1930 Fire destroys the mill
1931-35 The mill is rebuilt
1988 Oy Wilhelm Schauman Ab merges with Kymmene Oy
1990 Schauman Wood Oy is formed
1996 UPM-Kymmene Oy is established and Schauman Wood Oy is a subsidiary
2004 UPM-Kymmene Wood Oy is established