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Needham Market: Forestry firm UPM Tilhill opens new branch

06:00 02 March 2014

Forestry firm UPM Tilhill is opening an office in Needham Market

Forestry firm UPM Tilhill is opening an office in Needham Market

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Forestry services firm UPM Tilhill has opened a new branch in Needham Market high street.

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UPM group, which is based in the Finnish capital of Helsinki, includes an energy, plywood and paper-making arm.

It employs around 21,000 people worldwide, enjoys annual sales of about 10billion euros, and says it is the UK’s largest forest management and timber harvesting company.

The firm operates throughout East Anglia and specialises in offering services from planting new trees through to harvesting them for timber for customers including estates, farmers, local authorities, the Woodland Trust and the Forestry Commission.

The firm’s district manager Stuart Pearson said: “We are delighted to now have a base in East Anglia which will enable us to offer an even better service to our current customers while helping us to continue building a stronger customer base in the region.”

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