Metsä Group to end lumber production in Kyrö

FINLAND (News release) -- Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, starts negotiations on its plans to discontinue the lumber production in Kyrö, Finland in the summer of 2022. The production stop will affect all the sawmill's 73 employees.

"The Kyrö sawmill has reached the end of its technical service life, which is why we've initiated plans to close down its operations," says Ismo Nousiainen, CEO of Metsä Fibre.

The annual production capacity of the Kyrö sawmill is approximately 230 thousand m3 pine lumber, and the annual wood consumption is approximately 450 thousand m3.

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