UPM Seikku sawmill

 

THE WHITEWOOD SPECIALIST

UPM Seikku sawmill produces whitewood sawn timber from certified Nordic spruce mainly from the forests of Western FinlandUPM Seikku sawmill has been modernised in various stages and it uses the latest sawmilling techniques to produce high quality whitewood sawn timber. The sawmill is located in the west coast of Finland in the city of Pori.

 
 

SEIKKU IN BRIEF

390 000 m3

of sawn timber / year

80

employees directly employed by Seikku sawmill

~85%

of products to export
 

Certificates

​We have all major certificates:

Quality Management System ISO 9001

Environmental Management System ISO 14001

PEFC and FSC Chain-of-Custody

 
 

 

History and investment roadmap

 

Seikku sawmill was originally established by F.W. Rosenlew in 1872. The sawmill was completely renovated in 1940 and has been modernised regularly. In the summer of 2014, there was a new log sorting line installed in Seikku sawmill.

 
2017 Grading plant update​
​2016 ​Input renewal in grading
​2015 ​Green sorting modernisation
​2014 ​New log grading line
​2013 ​Improving the storage facilities
​2008 ​Log grading line modernization inc. X-ray measurement unit
​2007 The sawmilling business was incorporated into the UPM-Kymmene Oyj.
​2006 ​​Production of gluelam beams was started in co-operation with Anaika Engineering.
​2004 ​Belongs to UPM-Kymmene Wood Oy
​2002 ​Sawmill modernization e.g. new sawing line
​1996 ​​Belongs to UPM-Kymmene Group
​1991 ​Seikku became part of Yhtyneet sahat Oy (United Sawmills)
​1988 ​Rosenlew merged into Rauma-Repola
​1976 The main saw line of the mill was renewed
​1973 ​​New saw line was built
​1970 ​​Big investment plans to modernize the sawmill
​1967 ​​Log floating to the mill finished
​1940 ​​Complete renovation of the sawmill
​1923 ​​All the equipment were modernized
​1872 Fredrik Wilhelm Rosenlew set up the sawmill
   

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Contacts

UPM Seikku sawmill
Aittaluoto, PO BOX 80
FI- 28101 Pori, Finland
Tel. +358 2041 4153
E-mail: timber@upm.com