Always a fit to your needs

Lines & Machines

In 2020, volatile market situation and evolving customer needs made us rethink our offering. As a result, we regrouped our solutions under three product series matching different capacity expectations, budgets and knowhow.  R3-Series serves in fast and easy production ramp-ups with many raw materials and possibilities for add-on capacity. R5-Series gives proven capacity that can be upgraded effortlessly, if needed. It enables production modernization by process-specific updates, instead of renewing a complete line. The R7-Series puts automation and machine vision to full use, mastering productivity with high speed.

For maximum efficiency


R7 puts automation and machine vision in full use to master your productivity with high speed. Data capturing, analyzers, grading, maximized recovery, high capacity, flexibility, and much more are what comes with R7.

For sustainable production


R5 gives you proven capacity that can be upgraded effortlessly, if needed. It also enables production modernization by process-specific updates, instead of renewing a complete line. These industry works horses run steadily and long. Some from the 70's can be found in full operation.

For affordable & agile production


Are you a new-comer in the industry, starter of industrial production or an an established manufacturer with just a specific need R3 serves you in fast and easy production ramp-up with many raw materials and possibilities for add-on capacity.


About lines Have you been in a situation where you should decide on an investment, but are not sure which alternative would serve you the best? Something that matches your needs perfectly now may require modifications and updates in future business situations. But you need to start somewhere. First you scope your needs and preferences, and find brands that match them. Then, depending on your experience and circumstances, you end up with a certain model.

We at Raute are always the perfect fit for your needs. For us, perfect means a solution that matches, for instance, your capacity expectations, budget and know-how, without compromises in quality. That is why we rethought our offering and from now on, you can choose from three different series: R3, R5 and R7. 

Is your industy veneer, plywood or LVL, there is always a "fit-to-your-need" line from Raute's own offering for any and all  production processes starting from log handling , running through veneer production to plywood  or LVL. And in most lines there is your choice on the series R3, R5, R7 or a combination of those to make your complete mill. 



About machines  The core of production lines is made of machines. Machines that form the blocks into veneer sheets and onward to plywood or LVL. Raute's machines also come in R3, R5, R7 series. Many of them can be installed into existing lines as modernizations, also to other brand but Raute lines.  Sometimes upgrading your existing production with supporting machines like stackers or a more automated machine is the best opportunity and choice for you.  
The names of the machines will tell you what it does, so it is easy for you to check out the one you need - and then,  together we find the best solution to you.

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Log Handling

At the log yard of a mill, the incoming raw material is being sorted, qualified, and processed to logs for further processing. With us, your veneer and lumber production process starts with the market’s most precise and effective log handling.

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Veneer Production

Veneer is a thin wood sheet manufactured by peeling or slicing from a log, used primarily as the main ingredient in the making of plywood and LVL. We supply mills with solutions for all wood species, hardwood and softwood.

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Plywood Production

Plywood is a panel of wood consisting of thin, cross-bonded veneers, making it exponentially stronger than solid wood and one of the most versatile materials in the world. We are one of the world’s most reliable suppliers of mill-scale plywood projects.

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LVL Production

LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) is a sturdy wooden beam made of veneers; ideal for load-bearing structures. More than half of the world’s LVL is produced with Raute machines, which can make LVL in all lengths, thicknesses and widths.

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Panel Handling

Panel handling covers finalizing wood-based panels to meet the end customer’s requirements. Raute's offering includes all panel handling technologies for plywood and selected solutions for solid wood panels.

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