Growing Strong

UNIQUE TIMBER

Thanks to the long and cold winters and short, bright summers in the Scandinavian Taiga of the European coniferous forest area in Finland, Finnish pine and spruce are slow growing resulting in very strong and durable timber for redwood and whitewood products.

The conifer that Junnikkala is processing makes it one of the strongest coniferous material in the world. There are several reasons for the exceptional length and strength of the fiber in the wood. The most important thing is probably the optimal, northern location of the area where Junnikkala is ​operating. However, along the northern latitude and the longitude of the Junnikkala harvesting area has also its positive effect on the wood; the former seabed is an excellent soil for conifers and the proximity to the sea keeps the snow loads of the trees reasonable.

Junnikkala operates with the aim of reliable deliveries and great flexibility of the services. We produce up to 350.000 m3 of different kinds of redwood and whitewood products in a year in Finland. 

The family-owned Junnikkala is building a top-class productivity sawmill in Oulu. The investment utilizes world-class sawmill technology and know-how. After the investment, Junnikkala’s total production will increase to almost 800,000 cubic meters of finished sawn timber on an annual level. On an estimate about 80 percent of the products are for export. 

Sawn Timber

Junnikkala sawn timber is made from the world’s strongest pine and spruce of our local Finnish forests. The durability of our redwood and whitewood products comes from the high density of the grain and the thick portion of heartwood. Timber products are always finished in terms of moisture, quality, length and dimensions to meet the customer’s wishes and to be perfectly suitable for the end use. All our sawn timber is dried by artificial drying to the desired humidity with a tolerance of two percentage points. Our extra dry (8–14%) sawn timber is subtly dried in our large chamber dryers, which have hydraulic presses on top of the bar loads.

Cladding

Junnikkala panels are made from selected high quality Finnish spruce and pine. The world’s strongest and most densely grown conifers are suitable for even the most demanding requirements of construction. All the raw materials of Junnikkala are sawn, dried and graded at the production facilities of Junnikkala. Thus, we can guarantee a smooth and high-quality end result. Together with our customers, we can design and manufacture sawn timber products that meet your needs. Modern technology and our professional staff enable us to meet even the most demanding needs. It is possible to package the products in shrink film and / or small packages.

Planed all round Products

Junnikkala planed products of whitewood and redwood are manufactured from selected high quality Finnish spruce and pine. The world’s strongest and most densely grown conifers are suitable for even the most demanding construction needs. All the raw materials we plan are sawn, dried and graded in our own production facilities in Finland. Thus, we can guarantee a smooth and high-quality end result. Together with our customers, we can design and manufacture products that meet Your needs. Modern technology combined with our professional staff enables us to meet even the most demanding needs. Our planed products are also available in strength graded and can be produced also in whitewood.

Veli-Matti Junnikkala

Sales Director

Roope Säteri

Sales Manager, Europe