Ilim Timber is one of the top sawn timber producers.

The company's production facilities are located in Eastern Siberia. Ilim Timber ranks top among the leaders of the global sawmill industry in terms of efficiency and production volumes.


230,000 cbm per year

Sawn timber

600,000 cbm per year


We are committed to making softwood lumber and plywood available to consumers all over the world.


Alexander Sovetnikov

Alexander Sovetnikov

CEO Ilim Timber, Business Unit Russia

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 was established in 2007.


Branch in Ust-Ilimsk put into commercial operation upgraded Valtec double-zone tunnel block.


Bratsk mill starts to produce high quality plywood from Siberian Larch becoming a unique industrial manufacturer.


Bratsk mill installed a new sanding line and modernized the plywood cutting section.

Ilim Timber ramp up production at all facilities increasing market presence worldwide in more than 70 countries.


Bratsk mill completed a large-scale reconstruction of veneer peeling and drying departments and built a thermal oil boiler station.

This ensured an increase in production efficiency and an increase in productivity from 150,000 m3 to 200,000 m3 per year


Ilim Timber becomes biggest Russian sawn timber supplier to China market

Ust-Ilimsk mill launched a container terminal.


Representative office in Shanghai is opened to promote sawn timber sales in China and South East Asia.


Establishing the woodworking holding Ilim Timber based on sawmilling and mechanical wood processing assets of Ilim Pulp. Company own sawmills, plywood and fiberboard plants in Eastern Siberia and North-West of Russia.

Sales areas


of total

Afghanistan Vietnam India Индонезия China Korea Nepal Pakistan Singapore Thailand Taiwan Philippines Japan
Russia Azerbaijan Kazakhstan Uzbekistan Turkmenistan
Bahrain Georgia Israel Jordan Qatar Kuwait Lebanon United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia Turkey
Algeria Egypt Libya Morocco Namibia Tunisia Sudan
Brazil Colombia Mexico Panama

Production sites

Ilim Timber subsidiary in Ust-Ilimsk


600,000 cbm per year

Ilim Timber subsidiary in Bratsk


230,000 cbm per year

Ilim Timber Industry

22А, Sinopskaya Naberezhnaya,
St. Petersburg
191167 Russia +7(812) 332 7227 +7(812) 332 7375

Ust-Ilimsk Branch of Ilim Timber

UILPK Industrial site
666684, Ust'-Ilimsk, Irkutsk region, Russia +7 (3953) 590-480 (300)

Bratsk Branch of Ilim Timber

BLPK Industrial site
665718, Bratsk, Irkutsk region, Russia +7 (3953) 496-699

Shanghai Representative Office

168 Mid-Yincheng Rd, Pudong, Shanghai
200120, P.R.China +86 (21) 508 72280