Business expansion
Östra Mellansverige; Södermanlands län;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Wood And Paper Materials
Manufacture Of Wood And Of Products Of Wood And Cork, Except Furniture; Manufacture Of Articles Of Straw And Plaiting Materials
16.1 - Sawmilling and planing of wood

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
29 August 2007
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2010
Foreseen end date


Rörvik Timber, a firm that operates in the timber sector, is to create 200 new jobs in the Municipality of Norrköping and Oxelösund with the construction of a new site. The exact location of the new site is not yet known, but sawmilling activities will be conducted at the new location. It is thought that the new unit will open by January 2010. The opening of the new site is a part of Rörvik Timber's long-term strategy to expand within saw-wood products. Rörvik Timber currently operates eleven production units across the south of Sweden and employs 600 at these sites.


  • 30 August 2007: Dagens Industri


Eurofound (2007), Rörvik Timber, Business expansion in Sweden, factsheet number 65771, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/65771.