Competition Authority has approved the integration of maintenance operations into Metsä Fibre's organisation

Metsä Fibre press release 28.6.2022
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The Competition Authority has approved an arrangement whereby Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, will integrate the maintenance functions of its production facilities into its own organisation as of 1 January 2023. Currently, the maintenance of the company's pulp mills and Rauma sawmill is outsourced to the maintenance company Oy Botnia Mill Service Ab, jointly owned by Metsä Fibre Oy and Caverion Industria Oy.

Metsä Fibre and Caverion agreed on the transfer of the maintenance operations on 16 May 2022. Related to the arrangement, Botnia Mill Service personnel who work at Metsä Fibre’s pulp mills, the Rauma sawmill, and administration and support functions (approximately 350 people in total) will transfer to the service of Metsä Fibre starting from 1 January 2023 through a transfer of business. 

More information:
Ismo Nousiainen, CEO, Metsä Fibre, tel. +358 10 465 5005.
Elina Engman, Executive Vice President, Caverion Industry, tel. +358 50 351 4673

Metsä Group

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 6 billion, and we have around 9,500 employees in 30 countries. Our international Group has its roots in the Finnish forests: our parent company is Metsäliitto Cooperative which is owned by nearly 100,000 forest owners.  

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Metsä Fibre


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 2021 our sales totalled approximately EUR 2.6 billion, and we have around 1,400 employees. Metsä Fibre is part of Metsä Group.