Karelian companies were awarded at the International Exhibition “Dubai Woodshow 2024” in the UAE

The representatives from 52 countries took part in the exhibition.

The delegation of the Karelian timber industry enterprises led by the General Director of the Export Support Center of Karelia Viktor Svirsky successfully represented our region at the 19th International Exhibition of Timber and Woodworking Equipment “Dubai Woodshow 2024” in Dubai from March 5 to 7, 2024.

It is the largest annual exhibition in the industry, which brings together manufacturers and buyers of timber industry products. This year, 682 participants from 52 countries attended the event.

Participation in such events is an excellent way to promote products on international markets. Thus, the local regional companies actively use this tool, receiving support from the Foundation “Export Support Center of the Republic of Karelia” as part of implementation of the presidential national project “Small and Medium Enterprises and Support for Individual Entrepreneurial Initiatives”.

With attraction of the Center funds, the Karelian companies OOO “Les PTZ”, OOO “Forest-Travel, OOO “PK Doma Karelii”, IP Sukhanov A.N., AO “Kondopozhsky LPH” were represented at the regional stand.

Based on the results of the work at the exhibition, the organizers gave awards to the enterprises “PK Doma Karelii” and “RK Grand” (Pitkyaranta Pulp and Paper Mill). “Segezha Group” was presented a special award “Business Leader 2024”.

- Our companies held successful negotiations at the exhibition with potential and existing partners from more than 20 countries. Lumber was of particular interest, they agreed on supply of trial batches from Karelia. The orders for final products like construction I-beams, glulam houses, birch ridges were received,” - told the general director of the fund, Viktor Svirsky.

OOO “Forest-Travel” worked out the technology and equipment issues with the Chinese partners in order to expand the company’s product portfolio, and also conducted a study of demand for a new type of products.

AO “Kondopozhsky LPH” discussed issues related to organization of birch veneer production in the Kondopozhsky district. An agreement was reached on a visit of a delegation of a foreign investor to Karelia.