SCA's forestry operations supplies our industries and sawmills with wood. We are also responsible for the forestry management of SCA's forest holding with 2.6 million hectares of forest land.

Our five Forest Districts in Medelpad, Jämtland, Ångermanland, Västerbotten and Norrbotten are responsible for forestry and management of SCA's own forests. They also purchase timber from private forest owners in Norrland and offer them forestry services.

NorrPlant produces some 100 million forest seedlings annually at our two nurseries – Bogrundet and Wifstamon.

Wood procurement is responsible for wood procurement and timber transport from forests to industries and manages business relations with SCA's own industries, thus ensuring that they receive the wood raw material they need at the right time.Wood procurement also consist of eight wood terminal i northern Sweden for transportations by railroad.

Aggregate products sells crushed aggregate products from SCA's own quarries to roadwork and civil engineering projects.

We also have companies in Estonia and Latvia for wood purchase.

Medelpad

Medelpad Forest District manages and maintains 360,000 hectares of forest land in Medelpad. We are responsible for SCA's wood procurement in our area by means of conducting felling in SCA's own forests and by procuring timber from private forest owners and offering them assistance in connection with felling and other forest operations.

We have about 55 employees stationed at a district office in Sundsvall, at Tunadal sawmill, and in local offices in Sundsvall, Matfors, Stöde, Ånge, Liden, Härnösand and Kälarne. We have three SCA harvesting teams where 11 of our employees work. The majority of the harvesting work, as well as other forest management measures, are conducted using contractors.

Our Forest Districts

Jämtland

Jämtland Forest District manages and maintains 791,000 hectares of forest land in Jämtland. We are responsible for SCA's wood procurement in our area by means of conducting felling in SCA's own forests and by procuring timber from private forest owners and offering them assistance in connection with felling and other forest operations.

We have about 45 employees stationed at a district office in Östersund, and in local offices in Östersund, Gällö, Hoting, Strömsund, Järpen, Svenstavik, Föllinge Hammerdal and Stugun. All of our felling operations and other forest management measures are conducted using contractors.

Our Forest Districts

Ångermanland

Ångermanland Forest District manages and maintains 475,000 hectares of forest land in Ångermanland. We are responsible for SCA's wood procurement in our area by means of conducting felling in SCA's own forests and by procuring timber from private forest owners and offering them assistance in connection with felling and other forest operations.

We have about 65 employees stationed at a district office in Bollstabruk, and in local offices in Sollefteå, Kramfors, Backe, Hammarstrand, Junsele, Örnsköldsvik, Ramsele and Ullånger. We also have five SCA harvesting teams where 20 of our employees work. The majority of the harvesting work, as well as other forest management measures, are conducted using contractors.

Our Forest Districts

Västerbotten

Västerbotten Forest District manages and maintains 360,000 hectares of forest land in Västerbotten. We are responsible for SCA's wood procurement in our area by means of conducting felling in SCA's own forests and by procuring timber from private forest owners and offering them assistance in connection with felling and other forest operations.

We have about 57 employees stationed at a district office in Umeå, and in local offices in Umeå, Rundvik, Robertsfors, Lycksele, Norsjö, Storuman, Åsele, Vilhelmina och Skellefteå. We have fourSCA harvesting teams where 15 of our employees work. The majority of the harvesting work, as well as other forest management measures, are conducted using contractors.

Our Forest Districts

Norrbotten

Norrbotten Forest District manages and maintains 500,000 hectares of forest land; most of the forests are located in Norrbotten, while some are located in Västerbotten. We are responsible for SCA's wood procurement in our area by means of conducting felling in SCA's own forests and by procuring timber from private forest owners and offering them assistance in connection with felling and other forest operations.

We have about 45 employees stationed at a district office in Munksund, Piteå, and in local offices in, Piteå, Skellefteå, Råneå, Kalix, Överkalix, Övertorneå, Pajala, Hakkas, Jokkmokk and Arvidsjaur. All of our felling operations and other forest management measures are conducted using contractors.

Our Forest Districts

SCA in Estonia and Latvia

SCA Metsad Eesti AS and SCA Metz Latvija are our purchasing company in Estonia and Latvia. They primarily purchases pulpwood as required for SCA's Swedish industrial operations. We operate through two proprietary terminals. We also purchase shiploads from other locations. The timber is then shipped by SCA Logistics to the industrial unit that requires the raw material.

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Tre små plantor i växthus, three young sedlings in greenhouse

Seedlings for future forests

Bogrundet and Wifstamon tree nurseries constitutes SCA's NorrPlant seedling operation. We grow over 100 million seedlings per year and the seeds will grow into tree saplings, becoming in turn SCA's and other forests owners future forests.