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September 30, 2019
Stora Enso to close Kitee sawmill by the end of the year
Stora Enso will consolidate its spruce timber production at its mill in Varkaus, Finland, where spruce timber production has synergies with the existing LVL (laminated veneer timber), pulp and paperboard mills. According to Stora Enso, the target is to improve long-term competitiveness, the consolidation is part of the company’s profit protection programme. As a result of this consolidation, the Kitee sawmill will be shut down. “Consolidation of spruce timber production to Varkaus creates the opportunity for utilising the full potential of a sawmill and processing plant as an integrated facility ...
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