Economic and social responsibility means that the mill will enhance the well-being of Kainuu. According to a commissioned Pöyry study, the Paltamo mill will provide direct employment to around 160 and have an indirect job creating effect of nearly 2000. Over 6000 employment years will be required by the the construction phase.
The mill will have a positive economic impact on the Kainuu region of almost 300 million euros.
The mill’s importance to the local forest owners and wood entrepreneurs will be very significant, including some 350 new jobs created.
The various elements of responsibility support each other seamlessly. As our ecologically responsible product gains market share, economic prosperity is created all around the mill system.