Holmen informed about measures at its two existing sawmills to refine the business. According to the announcement, the company is executing the following actions at Braviken Sawmill and Iggesund Sawmill:
- at Braviken Sawmill, two types of wood are now being sawn, distribution has been streamlined and the degree of added value is being increased through the construction of a wood treatment plant;
- at Iggesund Sawmill, investments in the plant have increased already capacity by 15% over the past year. Furthermore, opportunities to establish production of solid wood wall modules (cross laminated timber) are being investigated as a result of the greater interest in wood construction.
The company is a forest industry group that manufactures printing paper, paperboard and sawn timber and runs forestry and energy production operations.