New manager for Skinnskatteberg sawmill

Hans Liljeström has been appointed as the new manager of Setra’s redwood sawmill in Skinnskatteberg.

Hans Liljeström has been acting manager at the sawmill in Skinnskatteberg since mid-January and formally takes up the position of manager on 12 March.

Hans Liljeström has been head of production development within Setra since 2008. During his time with the company he has also been acting manager at the sawmills in Lövholmen and Vimmerby.

Hans Liljeström is a sawmill engineer. Before he joined Setra he worked for 20 years in various roles within Söderhamn Eriksson, a company which manufactures equipment for the sawmill industry. His positions included salesman, head of the training business area, president of the subsidiary Cambio and project manager.

Setra Skinnskatteberg is a specialised redwood sawmill and has a total of approximately 65 employees. Annual production in 2011 totalled 214,000 cubic metres of sawn product. Investment in a new trimmer is underway and will enable a planned expansion to 350,000 cubic metres of sawn product per year. The sawmill is part of Setra’s Redwood business area.

The Setra Group includes a total of ten sawmills, three independent processing units and, via the subsidiary Plusshus, three modular building factories.

For further information, please contact:

Börje Bengtsson, President and CEO,

tel: +46 8 705 03 10, mob: +46 708 28 49 87

Mikael Eliasson, Business Area Manager Redwood,

tel +46 8 705 03 11, mob: +46 705 64 82 01

Photograph of Hans Liljeström is accessible on Setra’s website www.setragroup.com/management

Setra is one of Sweden’s largest wood products companies and a leading player in Europe. We offer eco-certified wood products for interiors and construction to customers in the building materials trade and industry.

The Group has 1,000 employees and annual sales of approximately SEK 4.5 billion. Exports to Europe, North

Africa, the Middle East and Japan account for almost 60% of sales. Read more at www.setragroup.com

Press contact: Lotta Löwhagen Lundberg, lotta.lowhagen.lundberg@setragroup.com, +46 70 654 13 44

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Setra is one of Sweden’s largest wood products companies and a leading player in Europe. We process raw material from responsibly managed forests and offer climate-friendly products and solutions for building and living in a global market. The Group has approximately 800 employees and annual sales of SEK 4.2 billion. Exports to Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia account for about 60% of sales.

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