Finalizing makes perfect

Panel handling

Panel handling makes perfect

The last but not least part of plywood or any other wood-based panel production is its finalizing, and preparation to meet the requirements of the end customer. Repairing, trimming, sanding, edge painting, and overlaying are the most common processes before packing.

Raute's offering covers all technologies for panel handling.  

Panel sanding

Thickness variation of the panels is sanded to meet the thickness tolerances

Panel overlaying

Panels can be coated to achieve different objectives depending on the end use

Panel edge painting

Edge painting reduces moisture penetration into the panel and improves the panel’s weatherproofnes

Panel packing

Panel stacks are protected at the factory to ensure a transportation to the customer without damages

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Complete mills Raute is the only company in the world that can provide the entire end-to-end production process of veneer, plywood and LVL from blocks to product. Any combination of material, machinery and magnitude can be accommodated to fit your needs and form your complete mill. Read more