Innovation Solutions Bois (Groupe ISB) has been the exclusive sales partner for LVL (Kerto) made by Metsä Group in France since the beginning of July. Groupe ISB and the Metsä Wood division of Metsä Group reported the agreement on 1 July. Loïc Robin, who switched to Groupe ISB as senior manager marketing business development in October, is to be in charge of Kerto sales at Groupe ISB. He had previously occupied a variety of posts for Metsä Wood in France for over 12 years.
By taking over Kerto sales and distribution, Groupe ISB continues to expand the range of timber for the construction industry. At the beginning of the year, Groupe ISB had announced its intention to increase planed-goods production significantly in this and the coming year.