UPM Pietarsaari mill

UPM Pietarsaari mill
​The Pietarsaari pulp mill is located in the Gulf of Bothnia in western Finland. The mill site also houses UPM's Alholma sawmill,  Alholmens Kraft power plant and UPM's wood procurement offices. The latest modernisations at the pulp mill include a major rebuild in 2004 and waste water treatment plant upgrade in 2013.
UPM Pietarsaari mill


UPM Pietarsaari pulp mill
Luodontie 149, PO Box 42
FI-68601 Pietarsaari
Tel. +358 2041 6113
E-mail: info.pietarsaari@upm.com

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In brief

UPM Pietarsaari pulp mill

​Annual capacity: 800,000 tonnes of softwood and hardwood pulp.

UPM Pietarsaari mill

​Personnel at the pulp mill: 230 employees.

Altogether 750 people work at the Pietarsaari mill site employed by UPM and other companies in the forestry value chain.

​Besides pulp, the mill produces biomass based electricity, biochemicals, soap and crude tall oil as a production residue.

The mill generates more energy than it uses. The surplus electricity is sold to the national grid.

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​Noteworthy facts

​During the last decade, the mill has been able to significantly reduce its impact on the local environment, especially waterways. We have decreased the chemical oxygen demand (COD) by 45% per tonne of pulp.
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Environmental Product Declarations
and Carbon Footprint Information

The reports can be found in our Certificate Finder »


We have all major certificates:

  • Quality Management System ISO 9001
  • Environmental Management System ISO 14001
  • EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS)
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Management System OHSAS 18001
  • Food Safety Management System ISO 22000Energy Efficiency System (EES+)
  • PEFCTM and FSCR Chain of Custody
These and more can be found in Certificate Finder »

Environmental Statements (EMAS)

 UPM Pietarsaari EMAS 2016