UPM Joensuu Plywood Mill

Address

UPM Joensuu Plywood Mill
Sirkkalantie 17
FI-80100 Joensuu
Finland

Mail address

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

Phone numbers

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

 

Location

Joensuu, Finland, approx. 440 km from Helsinki.

Personnel

160

Production capacity

55,000 m3

Production

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.

History

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.