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Sinikka Virtanen is 56 and has been working at the Tervasaari paper mill for 35 years.

She works in the quality control laboratory where she tests each paper's properties.

"I really enjoy my job, we have a good team of ladies and we rotate the tasks so we don't get bored.

"The young ones work together with us older ones and they learn from us.

"We think more calmly whereas young ones tend to rush in."

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