Keitele invests into six new continuous kilns at its sawmill in Finland

Keitele Group invests in six continuous kilns for the company’s Alajärvi sawmill in Finland. According to the announcement, the company placed an order with Valutec.

The higher drying capacity is a part of a major investment program comprising a total of EUR 32 million.


Earlier Keitele invested into new 2-zone Progressive Kilns type HTC at its Kemijärvi Sawmill in Finland.

About Keitele Group:

The group includes Keitele Forest Oy, Keitele Timber Oy and Lappitimber Oy, Keitele Wood Products and Keitele Energy Oy (enerates energy from sawing by-products). The group’s revenues exceed EUR 170 million. It employs around 400 people.

Source: Woodbizforum