The core of SCA's business is the forest, 2.6 million hectares in northern Sweden. Around this unique resource, we have built a well-developed value chain based on renewable raw material from our own and others' forests.

Skogsvy med stora granar, skog, granar, forest, spruces

Forest districts

Business area Forest

The Forest business area has overall responsibility to supply SCA’s forest industries with wood raw material. This includes responsibility for managing SCA’s own forest land in Sweden, for sourcing wood raw material from other forest owners and for transporting the wood raw material to the industries.


Seedlings and Aggregate products
Solid wood, hand

Sawmills and wood processing

Business area Wood

The Wood business area includes five sawmills in Sweden, wood processing units in Sweden, UK and France as well as distribution and wholesale operations for wood products.

Tunadal sawmill Munksund sawmill Bollsta sawmill Rundvik sawmill Gällö Timber SCA Wood Scandinavia SCA Wood UK SCA Wood France SCA Wood Hong Kong Uni4 Marketing

Produkter från Containerboard, SCA.

Paper mills

Business area Paper

The Paper business area includes kraftliner for containerboard and publication paper for magazines, catalogues and commercial print. Arcwise® is a unique packaging technology that entails curved shaped corrugated board packaging.

Ortviken paper mill Obbola paper mill Munksund paper mill Arcwise

Kraftliner & Publication Paper
Massa i hand.

Pulp mill

Business area Pulp

The Pulp business area consists of kraft pulp (NBSK) and chemical thermomechanical pulp (CTMP). The plant is a leader in terms of resource management that generates an energy surplus that is sold in the form of green electricity.

Östrand pulp mill

SCA Pure, Celeste, Star, Cirrus

Biofuel and windpower

Business area Renewable Energy

The Renewable Energy business area is responsible for wind power projects, pellets manufacturing and sales, and the use of biomass in energy production. SCA Bionorr manufactures wood pellets in three locations in Sweden. We also explore the prerequisites for producing biofuels through SCA Biorefinery Östrand AB.

Wood pellets manufacturing

Wood pellets for heat and animals

SCA in brief

SCA consists of five business units: Forest, Wood, Pulp, Paper, Renewable Energy, and our supporting unit Sourcing & Logistics. We also conduct strategic research and development with close co-operation with Mid Sweden University.

  • We offer paper for packaging and print, pulp, wood products, renewable energy, services for forest owners and efficient transport solutions.
  • There are strong links between forest management, sawmill operations, pulp and paper production, energy and logistics.
  • The extensive shared know-how in wood fiber has been a source of strength for all of SCA's business areas, particularly in the development of new products.
  • Our products are sold primarily in Europe, but also in North America, North Africa and Japan.
  • In 2017, sales amounted to SEK 16.7 Billion and the average number of employees to 4,030.


Manages 2.6 million hectares forestland of which 2 million hectares is used for timber production. Five forest districts, one wood procurement unit, two plant nurseries and one unit for aggregate products. The procurement of timber from and the service to private forest owners are important parts of the operations. 
Read more about our service offer to forest owners
Read more about our forest operations


Five sawmills, wood processing units with planing mills in Sweden, France and the UK and distribution and wholesale operations. Total capacity of 2.2 million cubic meters of solid-wood products. Read more


Östrand pulp mill in Timrå, Sweden, where SCA invests SEK 7.8 billion. The new plant, which will start up in June 2018 will double its production capacity from 530,000 tonnes to approximately one million tonnes. Read more


Three paper mills in Sweden; Munksund, capacity of 415,000 tonnes packaging paper, Obbola, capacity of 450,000 tonnes packaging paper, and Ortviken, capacity of 775,000 tonnes publication papers. Read more

Renewable Energy

Wind power, forest-based biofuels unit and three fully or partowned pellet mills in Härnösand, Stugun and Luleå with a total capacity of 300,000 tonnes of pellets per annum. Read more

Sourcing & Logistics

SCA's supporting unit for sourcing and logistics provides an extensive sea and land transport service within Europe and other overseas destinations with terminals in Umeå, Sundsvall, Rotterdam, Sheerness and Kiel. Our terminals. Read more

R&D Centre

Conducts strategic research and development for SCA. Read more