Metsä Group’s tissue and cooking paper business area ends statutory negotiations in Finland

Metsä Group Press Release 14 November 2012
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Metsä Group Press Release 14 November 2012

Metsä Tissue, Metsä Group’s tissue and cooking paper business has finished the statutory negotiations commenced in September in its Finnish units. The negotiations were part of Metsä Tissue’s on-going company-wide organisational restructuring targeted to improve profitability. As a result of the statutory negotiations the reduction of personnel will be 19 people. Metsä Tissue’s Finnish operations are based in Espoo and Mänttä and it employs approximately 480 people in Finland.

“By restructuring and reorganising our operations, we aim to secure our future competitiveness on the growing tissue and cooking paper market,” says Metsä Tissue’s CEO Mika Joukio.

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For further information, please contact:
Mika Joukio, CEO, Metsä Tissue, tel. +358 (0)10 465 4959
Jori Sahlsten, VP Regional Operations, North Eastern Europe, Metsä Tissue, tel. +358 (0)50 326 7568

Metsä Group is a responsible forest industry group. Our products are part of people’s everyday life, promoting sustainable well-being. Metsä Group produces high-quality products mainly from renewable Nordic wood. The Group’s business areas are tissue and cooking papers, board and paper, pulp, wood products as well as wood supply. Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5.3 billion in 2011, and it employs approximately 12,500 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries.

With its high-quality tissue and cooking papers, Metsä Tissue makes life more comfortable for consumers, customers and end-users every day. Metsä Tissue is a leading tissue paper products supplier to households and industrial consumers in Europe. We are also the world’s leading supplier of baking and cooking papers. Our main brands are Lambi, Serla, Mola, Tento, Katrin and SAGA. With production units in six countries, we employ a total of about 3,300 people.