UPM Joensuu Plywood Mill


Joensuu, Finland, approx. 440 km from Helsinki.



Production capacity

55,000 m3


Birch plywood for the transportation and distribution industry e.g. interior-glued plywood, heavy and light transportation industry, shipbuilding industry, construction, packaging, furniture, sports equipment and toy industry.


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


UPM Joensuu Plywood Mill
Sirkkalantie 17
FI-80100 Joensuu

Mail address

UPM Joensuu Plywood Mill
P.O. Box 112
FI-80101 Joensuu

Phone numbers

Tel. +358 2041 5133
Fax. +358 2041 5132