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Hannu Silventoinen

Sales and Marketing Director


Hannu Silventoinen, M.Sc. (Eng.), is the Sales and Marketing Director at ANDRITZ Wood Processing Product Group and is part of global management team of ANDRITZ Wood Processing, which is the leading supplier of wood processing systems and plants worldwide. Hannu has more than 30 years of experience in the wood processing field; started as project manager in Kone Wood, which year 1994 became a member of ANDRITZ Group.

Hannu has been responsible for sales and marketing activities globally for several years and his expertise covers all needed process steps in woodyards: starting from logyard cranes, debarking and chipping plants, chip screening stations, chip storage systems, bark processing and storages etc.

At present his priorities are also in ANDRITZ SmartWoodyard products, which are under ANDRITZ’s new umbrella technology brand: Metris (Digital IIoT Solutions). SmartWoodyard products help our customers to take the best of IIoT –technology and benefit that in Woodyard operations.


Panel Discussion: Improving Woodchip Quality

Day Two

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

We have invited representatives from several companies that manufacture woodchipping and handling equipment to discuss recent innovations to improve woodchip quality, which has direct impacts on pulp yield and hence on prices which can be paid for woodchips in the international markets.