UPM Joensuu Plywood Mill


Joensuu, Finland, approx. 440 km from Helsinki.



Production capacity

55,000 m3


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


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