Ilim Timber is one of the most efficient large-scale sawn timber producers in the world. Ilim Timber production facilities are located in North-West Russia and Eastern Siberia, in Southern and Northern Germany. The company has offices in European Union and China. Ilim Timber has a unique global production and distribution platform with strong presence on all major softwood sawn timber markets including Europe, MENA, US, China and South-East Asia.
The total annual capacity amounts to 2 million 650 thousand m3 of sawn timber and 220 thousand m3 of plywood.
The company is Russia’s major producer of larch sawn timber and biggest single exporter of sawn timber to China.
The company was established in 2007 as a spin-off of the woodworking assets from the biggest Russian vertically integrated company Ilim Pulp during the formation of joint venture with International Paper.
In 2010-2011 Ilim Timber grew up through mergers and acquisitions of sawmill assets in Germany and USA becoming one of the world top-10 sawn timber producers.
In 2014 Ilim Timber becomes a significant shareholder in the fastest growing Canadian company International Forest Products Limited (Interfor), developing joint marketing initiatives on global markets.
Ilim Timber has its own forest resources in Russia and long-term contracts with strategic suppliers in all regions. The major species used for production are Angara pine, Siberian larch, German spruce and northern softwood from the Baltic Sea Region.
The total headcount of the company is about 3000 people.