27-29th August 2018

Mexican sawmills traveled to Finland to look for solutions to improve production

The delegation consisted of local small-scale sawmills from the Mexican state of Jalisco, a consulting firm and forestry organization, Clúster Forestal. The local CONAFOR, the state’s National Forestry Commission, financially supported the delegation. Jalisco is the seventh largest state in Mexico, which has about 250 sawmills and it is one most important regions for the…

The program included visits to equipment suppliers, Keuda Vocational College, Metsäteollisuus Ry and presentations about the Finnish sawmill industry.

The main goal of the trip was to find working technology for small sawmills and increase their productivity. The broader goal is to increase technology transfer in order to improve the productivity of the small sawmill industry.


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