UPM Kalso Veneer Mill


Vuohijärvi, Finland, approx. 135 km from Helsinki.



Production capacity

80,000 m3


Rotary cut spruce veneers, used mainly as reverse side veneers for the parquet industry.


1806 Water-driven sawmill is founded at Siikakoski
1918 Leather factory is built, production never started
1934 Foundation of Plywood Mill by Kalso Oy/Oy Grahn Ltd
1974 First experiments with reverse side veneers
1979 Veneer deliveries starts
1986 Kalso-Teollisuus Oy acquires the mill
1993 Part of Kymmene Group
1996 Part of UPM-Kymmene Group
2000 Increasing drying capacity of veneers
2004 UPM-Kymmene Wood Oy is established
2008 Automation of veneer handling
2014 UPM becames the owner of the power plant located at the site


UPM Kalso Veneer Mill
Siikakoskentie 88
FI-47900 Vuohijärvi

Phone numbers

Tel. +358 2041 5117
Fax. +358 2041 5116