Metsä Wood upgrades lines at its Pärnu mill in Estonia

24 April 2019

Upgraded production lines at Metsä Wood’s Pärnu birch plywood mill in Estonia have been put into operation with the workforce now increased to 170. Metsä Wood, part of the Metsä Group is one of the leading European producers of engineered wood products.

As a raw material, the mill uses high quality Finnish birch veneer which is produced at Metsä Wood’s veneer mill in central Finland. The factory is expected to reach full production capacity by the end of  2019.

With this investment, Metsä Wood is responding to the growing demand for birch plywood wordwide, especially in the construction and light transport industry.

The mill makes use of the latest technology and it is also Metsä Wood’s first production facility utilising digital modelling