AB Karl Hedin, one of Sweden’s leading privately owned wood groups, has announced their intention to build a new planing mill, with extra storage capacity and further timber kiln drying facilities at its sawmill in Krylbo, Avesta. The Krylbo spruce-pine sawmill has an annual production of capacity of 215,000m3. Hedin currently has approximately 1,000 employees and a turnover of over SEK4bn. Hedin currently operates four sawmills across Sweden and Estonia. In a statement the company said, “The planned expansion of the business area and the construction of a new adjusting plant and planning mill are important in order to be able to meet the market’s increased demands for further processing and to maintain a continued positive and long-term development of the business in Krylbo.”
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AB Karl Hedin to expand Krylbo sawmill