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November 20, 2018
Stora Enso prepares for oversupply in the sawn timber market; layoffs in plan
Finnish-Swedish forest industry company Stora Enso is preparing for oversupply in the sawn timber market. Stora Enso Wood Products has completed employer-employee negotiations at its pine sawmills in Lappeenranta and Joensuu and its spruce sawmill in Kitee in Finland. As a result, the entire personnel of the three sawmills may be temporarily laid off for a period of up to 90 days by April 2019 if necessary. If implemented, the intention of the lay-offs is to bring production volumes to a level that matches market demand.   ...
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