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Metsä starts test operation on new Kerto LVL plant

28.03.2019 − 

The Metsä business unit "Metsä Wood" has now started test operations on the new production line for Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) built at the Punkaharju site. The construction work that has been underway since the beginning of 2018 and the subsequent plant installations were completed by the first quarter. In April, Metsä Wood plans to manufacture the first saleable LVLs and deliver them to customers.

The commissioning of the third plant, designed for 65,000 m³/year, will increase the total LVL capacity of the Punkaharju plant by around 50% to a total of 190,000 m³/year. To date, Metsä Wood has produced on two lines at the plant

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