Ilim Timber is one of the world's top sawn timber producers.
The company's production facilities are located in Eastern Siberia as well as in the northern and southern regions of Germany. The company has sales offices in Europe and China. Ilim Timber ranks top among the leaders of the global sawmill industry in terms of efficiency and production volumes.
230,000 cbm per year
2,650,000 cbm per year
Ilim Timber was established in 2007 on the basis of the sawmill and woodworking assets of Ilim Pulp corporation. In 2010, the company acquired two sawmills in Germany, formerly part of the Klausner Group.
Ilim Timber becomes Europe's largest sawn timber exporter to the US market.
Ilim Nordic Timber’s output climbs above 1 million cbm of marketable products.
The Bratsk subsidiary launches the production of high-grade plywood from Siberian larch.
Tolleson Lumber (USA) plants are sold to the Canadian sawmilling company Interfor (www.interfor.com)
The Bratsk subsidiary starts up a sanding line and upgrades its plywood trimming facility.
Ilim Timber strengthens its global presence and, with products being sold in more than 70 countries, ramps up production volumes at all its sites.
A major capacity upgrade of Bratsk plywood mill in 2012 enabled to increase the output from 160,000 cbm to 230,000 cbm plywood per year. The mill employs the advanced technology of Raute, Valon Kone and Hashimoto to ensure high-quality products.
Ilim Timber acquires Tolleson Lumber (USA) plants in order to expand its business in the US market.
Ilim Timber is in the top 10 largest lumber producers with a volume over 2.5 million cbm per year.
Ilim Timber becomes Russia's largest sawn timber exporter to the Chinese market.
Ilim Timber acquires two large German plants from the Klausner Group (Mecklenburg and Bavaria).
Ilim Timber opens its office in Shanghai to boost the sales of lumber in China and Southeast Asia.
Ilim Timber holding is established on the basis of the sawmill and woodworking assets of Ilim Pulp corporation.
The holding operates sawmills, a plywood factory and a fiberboard production plant in Russia’s north-west and east Siberia.
Ust-Ilimsk LDZ, the largest sawmill in Russia, is founded.
The Ust-Ilimsk sawmill and the Bratsk plywood mill have operated within the Ilim Pulp timber industry corporation until 2007.
We are committed to making softwood lumber and plywood available to consumers all over the world.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Major Shareholder and Founder of Ilim Timber
Boris Zingarevich graduated from the Leningrad Technological Institute of the Pulp and Paper Industry with a degree in Engineering.
He is Vice-President of the Russian Association of Pulp and Paper Enterprises and a member of the Russian-German Intergovernmental Working Group on Strategic Cooperation in the Field of Economics and Finance (SWG). He also represents Russia in the Expert Committee on the Forestry Complex of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Alexander Sovetnikov became head of the company in 2011 after previously working as Director for Investments and Production for two years.
Until 2010 he was COO at Sveza (Moscow HQ), the world's largest manufacturer of birch plywood. Since 1979 he held leadership positions at aviation industry.
Alexander Sovetnikov graduated from the Kuibyshev Aviation University with a degree in Engineering.
Ilim Timber subsidiary in Ust-Ilimsk
650,000 cbm per year
Ilim Timber Bavaria
800,000 cbm per year
Ilim Nordic Timber
1,200,000 cbm per year
Ilim Timber subsidiary in Bratsk
230,000 cbm per year