Metsä Group and LSAB Suomi sign blade deliveries agreement
June 17, 2021
Metsä Fibre has chosen LSAB Suomi Oy to deliver blades to its new Rauma sawmill in Finland. The agreement includes the blades delivered to the Rauma sawmill and their maintenance.
"LSAB is a long-term partner of Metsä Fibre's sawmills, and the agreement with the Rauma sawmill continues this partnership. LSAB Suomi will deliver the sawmill built in Rauma the blades it needs and will take care of necessary services. The company is committed to our common safety targets, and we've been able to develop our operations together. We've cooperated with LSAB Suomi for a long time. It delivers blades to all our sawmills and takes care of their maintenance," says Liisa-Maija Perävainio, Mill Manager of Rauma sawmill, Metsä Fibre.
The value of Metsä Fibre's Rauma sawmill investment amounts to approximately Euro 200 million, and the new unit will produce around 750,000 m3 of pine sawn timber annually. The new sawmill will be a worldwide forerunner in technology and efficiency.