Hoppings Softwood Products strive to work with timber suppliers who maintain a consistently high standard of product quality and service. Over many years, Hoppings have managed to establish many long term, close supply partnerships with European sawmills that understand what sizes, lengths, grades of redwood and whitewood we require and when. Supplier performance is regularly monitored to ensure that Hoppings maintain a high level of product consistency and availability.
Luvian Saha Oy is one of the biggest private saw milling companies in Finland with own further processing unit. We supply our customers with high quality timber products for construction and joinery on five continents. Our customers are mainly industrial planing mills, construction companies, window, door and glue lam manufacturers, furniture industry and timber merchants.
In our further processing unit, we have an efficient planing line and 3 lines for painting. We supply our customers with primed or top coated exterior cladding, waxed or lacquered interior cladding and top quality solid flooring with hot wax oil coating in various color tones.
We are using pine and spruce raw material only from sustainable sources with reliable chain of custody. All our products are either PEFC or FSC ® certified.
- Over 3.5 million m³ of logs processed annually makes us one of the leading saw milling companies in Europe
- Operating 6 sawmills, 3 in Germany, 2 in Latvia and 1 in Slovakia
- Over 200 loads of logs daily input in our German mills
- Over 45,000 loads output per year = more than 1.7 million m³ of goods
- Over 9,600 items in our product range, across 5 brands:
- do it wood DIY products
- outdoor wood garden products
- Zunftholz building products and structural timbers
- industrial wood products for industrial use (reman, scaffold, formwork, packaging)
- energy wood wooden briquettes
Customer base: DIY, timber and building material merchants, industry
Certifications: PEFC in Germany and Slovakia, FSC in Latvia
In January 2015 joined forces with the Cordes-Group the most important provider of wooden products in Germany.
Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper on global markets. We employ some 26,000 employees in more than 35 countries, and our sales in 2015 were EUR 10.0 billion.
Wood Products division provides versatile wood-based solutions for building and housing. Our product range covers all areas of urban construction including massive wood elements and building solutions, wood components and pellets. We also offer a variety of sawn timber goods. Our customers are mainly construction and joinery companies, merchandisers and retailers. Wood Products operates globally and has more than 20 production units in Europe.
Iisveden Metsa Oy
Our production is based on our customers’ needs. We have focused on producing sawn timber in fixed lengths. We are located in the finest spruce area of Finland, which enables us to offer a highest quality of timber for discerning clients.This ensures our clients an excellent yield, and a high quality of finished product.Our product is known for its visually appealing appearance, with tight sound knots and subtle fibre. This allows it to be used for premium grade panelling, flooring and furniture applications and wherever only the highest quality will suffice.
Our production comprises following items:
22 – 63 x 100 – 200 mm
5.4m / 5.1 m / 4.5 m / 4.0 m / falling lengths
We also produce an extensive range of special dimensions, which are adapted to the needs of the customer.
Lisveden Metsä Oy has been active in Lisvesi, by the Jauholahti bay since 1924. Throughout our history we have committed ourselves to responsibility towards both the nature and our customers. We strive at being a dependable partner, both in our raw material sourcing and towards our clients.
Our annual production is ca 10,000 m3 of spruce sawn timber. We are specialised in customer-oriented production. Our product range comprises mainly fix lengths, and also special dimensions. The main end uses for our products are in premium quality furniture and interior decoration.
Lisveden Metsä is a company owned by local inhabitants. We take responsibility of not harming the environment or the forest nature. We pride ourselves in taking into account the nature and its needs in our forest procurement. Only this can secure our future success.
Our forest procurement is controlled by the criteria PEFC FI1002:2009. Lisveden Metsä has been granted Chain-of-Custody certificate no 92674-2011-AE-FIN-FINAS. We have been granted the right to use PEFC logo (PEFC/02-32-39).
UPM is a major producer of Nordic redwood and whitewood sawn timber, supplying the joinery, distribution, construction and packaging industries. UPM utilises the latest sawmilling techniques combined with over 100 years of expertise to convert local, certified raw material into high quality sawn timber. UPM has four sawmills in Finland with a total annual capacity of 1.5 millon cubic meters and a sales network across Europe and Asia. www.upmtimber.com
Koskisen Oy is over hundred year’s old family business committed to wood. Over decades we have evolved into a wood industry expert. Our roots are in Kärkölä where Kalle Koskinen, the founder of the family business, started in the saw milling industry 1909. His path took Koskisen from being small co-operative in sawmilling to a manufacturer of quality wood products and a major employer in our area.
Kalle’s son Kalevi followed his father’s footsteps and expanded the company’s operations to include plywood, chipboard and construction industries in addition to sawmilling. Nowadays Koskisen’s operations are actively developed by third generation, Kalevi’s children Kari Koskinen, Markku Koskinen and Eva Wathén. Kari Koskinen is vice-chairman of the Koskitukki Board of Director’s and director of Russian operations. Markku Koskinen is along the membership of the Board of Director’s Managing Director of Koskisen Group. Eva Wathen is a member of the Board of Director’s and company’s Director of CSR and Brand.
Our operations are guided by our core values integrity, courage, creativity and profitability. Kalevi Koskisen’s words: If you don’t know what to do, do thing differently than others, have been import guideline in Koskisen’s journey to become internationally known expert in manufacturing wood products. Our aim is to surpass our customers’ expectations every time. We know all about the demands placed on the products’ end uses and we promote our customers’ businesses through innovative product and service solutions.
Excellence is only achieved through full commitment. That’s why Koskisen is Committed to Wood.
Setra is one of Sweden’s largest Wood Products companies; We process raw material from responsibly managed forests and offer climate friendly products and solutions for building and living in the global market. Production and sales of wood products is our core business. Sawn and Planed Redwood and Whitewood products account for the majority of our total annual sales of Sek.4.2 billion. Total sawn Softwood production is around 1.8 million cu metres.
Exports to Europe, North Africa, The Middle East and Asia account for about 60% of sales Setra Group include nine Sawmills, four processing units and two modular building factories. Production units are spread throughout Sweden but with a geographical concentration to Central Sweden. Setra has approximately 900 employees, most of whom work within production. Our principle owners are Sveaskog (50%) and Mellenaskog (49.5%). The remaining 0.5% are owned by approximately 1,500 small shareholders
Setra was formed in Autumn 2003 through a merger between Mellanskog Industri AB and Assi Domain Timber Holding AB. The first part of the name ‘SE’ reflects the Company’s Swedish roots, the second part of the name ‘Tra’ is the Swedish word for Wood and indicates the focus of the company’s operation.
Keitele Group is a family-owned company founded in 1981 and it has over the years grown into one of the largest mechanical wood processing companies in Finland. The Group consist of three saw mills (Keitele, Alajärvi and the latest addition Kemijärvi mill located in Lapland above the Arctic circle) producing 750,000cbm of red- and whitewood sawn timber in output basis annually, two gluelam mills producing Aurorazai™ posts and beams, planing lines and a finger jointing line for long span structural timber. We export our high-quality products to more than 40 countries worldwide and the company turnover is more than €200 million.
Keitele Group values are customer orientation, sustainable development and efficiency. Our production being PEFC certified ensures the acquisition of raw material, timber production, further processing and transportation all being carried out in an ecologically friendly manner.
Keitele Group – Wood from the top of the world.
Holmen Martinsons Timber Ltd is a company representing both Holmen and Martinsons sawmilling activities in UK.
Production is from modern sawmills producing timber for both construction and joinery applications.
The mills are certified according to current modern standards as are the kilns, with programmes in place to reduce energy use where possible.
Raw material is mostly from own forest and is slow-grown spruce and pine from proven sustainable forests with full traceability of raw material.
Products may be either FSC® and PEFC™ certified.
Martinsons transforms the northern Swedish forest into innovative components and ready-to-use solutions which add value and contribute to an increase in the use of wood. The group consists of a number of separate companies, each of which specialises in its own area of operation. The Martinsons Group boasts Europe’s most modern sawmill, constitutes Sweden’s largest producer of glulam, and is the Nordic leader in wooden bridges and building systems using solid wooden frames.
Martinsons is one of Sweden’s largest family-owned wood processing companies with deep roots in Västerbotten and with its head office in Bygdsiljum. Today, the group has around 400 employees, sales of one billion kronor annually and is recognised year-after-year as one of Sweden’s most expansive sawmill companies. Martinsons processes the northern Swedish forest into high-quality wood goods, innovative components and ready-to-use solutions which add value and contribute to an increase in the use of wood.
A leader in glulam and wooden bridges Our operations secure the value of the forest through long-term, responsible forestry and efficient processing at our own sawmills in Bygdsiljum, Kroksjön and Hällnäs. Apart from its extensive production of sawn wood goods, Martinsons is also Sweden’s largest producer of glulam and CLT Wood, as well as the Nordic leader in wooden bridges and framework systems.
Success in Asia Presently, Martinsons is one of the most influential representatives in the industry, both within Sweden and as an ambassador for wood-based construction abroad. Martinsons has contributed to strengthening Sweden’s position on the international market through its successful export operations to both Europe and Asia. This has given Martinsons a natural role as a qualified partner for researchers and universities working with the development of Swedish wood-based construction.
Added value on many levels The company has deep roots in Västerbotten and its successes have resulted in a great deal of added value for those living in the region. Many new job opportunities have been created as a result of the growth of the company, which has also carried out offensive initiatives on the local level in the form of large, long-term investments. Martinsons also contributes to securing the value of the forest for future generations by making wood an attractive building material.
Moelven is Scandinavia’s largest sawmill group with an annual capacity of approx. 2 million cubic metres of redwood (Pine) and whitewood (Spruce) at 19 sawmills in Norway and Sweden.
All of our logs are sourced responsibly from managed forests and our timber can be PEFC or FSC Certified.
Moelven produce a wide range of products ranging from rough sawn joinery timber, planed timber, plywood, glulam beams and many other products providing building materials and systems for the construction industry.
Our timber products are shipped worldwide but the UK market remains a key focus for us and Hoppings are a valued long term partner that we have traded with for many years.
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