Metsä Group's business operations developed as expected
Interim Report Q2 2016
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Metsä Wood’s sawmills are run by personnel who also have expertise in maintenance. As well as being an important competitive factor for sawmills, expertise in multiple fields is part of Metsä Wood’s industrial efficiency strategy.
Until recently, ideas of running pulp production on a vast scale and of using wood as raw material for clothes, musical instruments, the interiors and upholstery of cars, and the surfaces of household appliances, seemed utopian. Now they are about to become reality.
The United Nations has set Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs in short – that are jointly agreed large-scale global commitments. They determine the targets and actions for world's development for the next 15 years. Also Metsä Group's operations support these goals.
An application has now been introduced that Metsä Group’s owner-members can use to update their forest plot information by taking photos with their smartphones or tablets. “Trestima is part of a strong selection of services that we are building for our members. It’s a good addition to the electronic wood trade and forestry services that we introduced in June,” says Juha Jumppanen, SVP for Member Services at Metsä Group.
Next-generation bioproduct mill
Read more about the bioproduct mill project