Keitele Group

Keitele Forest Oy is a family run business founded in 1981 that has grown into one of Finland’s largest mechanical wood processing companies. The Keitele Group values customer orientation, sustainable development and efficiency. We provide timber and processed wood to almost 30 countries. Our biggest markets are the EU and Japan. Our production plants are located in the heart of Finland.

In addition to the parent company, Keitele Forest Oy, the Keitele Group includes the sawmill companies Keitele Timber Oy (Keitele and Alajärvi) and Lappitimber Oy (Kemijärvi); the further processing unit Keitele Forest Wood Production; Keitele Engineered Wood Oy (Keitele and Kemijärvi), which manufactures glue-lam timber; and Keitele Energy Oy, which generates energy from sawing by-products. Keitele Group’s revenue exceeds €135 million. Our employee base of around 350 persons is very loyal.