Tomi Saine appointed Mill Manager of Metsä Fibre's Vilppula sawmill
Metsä Fibre press release 11.11.2021
Tomi Saine has been appointed Mill Manager of Metsä Fibre's Vilppula sawmill and will start in his new position on 1 January 2022. Saine currently works as District Manager of Metsä Forest's Seinäjoki sourcing district.
As Sawmill Manager, Saine reports to Jari Tikkanen, SVP of Metsä Fibre's Sawmill Business
Jaakko Vierola, the former Mill Manager at Vilppula sawmill, has moved to Rauma sawmill project as Technical Director in October.
Leena Salminen, Communications Manager, tel. +358 50 598 9301
Metsä Group is leading the way in advancing the bioeconomy. We invest in growth, bioproduct development and a fossil free future. The raw material for our products is renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. We focus on the growth sectors of the forest industry: wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards, as well as tissue and greaseproof papers.
Metsä Group’s annual sales amount to approximately EUR 5.5 billion, and we have around 9,200 employees in 30 countries. Our international Group has its roots in the Finnish forests: our parent company is Metsäliitto Cooperative which is owned by 100,000 forest owners.
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Metsä Fibre is a leading producer of bioproducts, biochemicals and bioenergy. We are the world’s largest producer of softwood market pulp and a globally significant manufacturer of sawn timber. There is a growing demand for our high-quality products, as renewable wood provides a responsible alternative to fossil-based materials.
In 2020 our sales totalled approximately EUR 1.8 billion, and we have around 1,300 employees. Metsä Fibre is part of Metsä Group.