Metsä Group, Punkaharju MillFinland, Punkaharju
Metsä Group enjoys a well-established partnership with Raute.
Metsä Wood's Punkaharju mill produces Kerto LVL products and plywood. The production capacity of Punkaharju’s Kerto LVL mill is 180 000 m3 a year. The production of laminated veneer lumber started in 2001, and today the mill employs 200 people.
Kerto® LVL is structural laminated veneer lumber used in all construction projects, from new buildings to renovation and repair. Kerto LVL combines excellent technical performance with ease of use. Its essential qualities include strength and rigidity, dimensional stability, and lightweight.
"Raute has a long history in the wood industry and a strong reputation in the LVL business. We have a well-established partnership with Raute, following other lines that Raute has successfully delivered to Metsä", Eero Lampola, Project Director Kerto®, Metsä Wood.
Metsä Group leads the way in the bioeconomy. We invest in growth, developing bioproducts and a fossil free future. The raw material for our products is renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. We focus on the growth sectors of the forest industry: wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards, and tissue and greaseproof papers. Metsä Group’s annual sales is approximately EUR 6 billion, and we have around 9,500 employees in 30 countries. Our international Group has its roots in the Finnish forest: our parent company is Metsäliitto Cooperative owned by nearly 100,000 forest owners.