“I started to work at Raute straight after finishing the vocational school on June 3. Year was 1969. At the same with me time, many boys came to work for Raute. I started my career as a painting…

THE BEAUTY and individual structure of wood is not the only reason that enhances the use of wood. Important factors are also the consumers’ interest in renewable materials and in endeavours to make…

“I came to Raute in 1984 almost straight after graduation. My Raute career started as Electrical Design Engineer at Lahti. I didn’t have much experience in design engineering that time but by…

In this Raute Educational general article on veneer drying, we will go through the basics of the veneer drying process.

Real-time accuracy and reliability. These are the issues you should focus on when you are looking for a production data collection and reporting system, which undoubtedly is one of the key tools for…

In the past of timber construction, the size of components equated with strength. Today, strength equates with intelligence, through engineered wood such as LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber).

HOW TO DRY VENEER efficiently to desired moisture and maintain quality and elastic properties for further processes? This is the question the most successfull plywood and LVL producers are paying…

SAFETY IS ONE OF the key factors in having a successful industrial panel producing business today. Machinery safety is the basis of having a safe working environment. No safety rules or safety…

Accurate and optimized block centering determines the effectiveness of the entire veneer peeling process. Block centering ensures the amount of high-quality face veneer. If you want to maximize…

Equipment continues to implement new technologies for efficiency, sustainability, energy savings, waste reduction, and more. Read about how the Raute Patching Line P2 has evolved to address changes…

Knowledge is the key to success. Throughout the years, Raute has enhanced the knowledge of mill staffs on plywood and LVL production to enable them to work more effectively through training. The…

Plywood producers are facing more and more challenges in the availability of high-quality raw material. The percentage of small diameter logs is constantly increasing. At the same time, plywood mills…

Prime Fortune, a family run plywood manufacturer in southern Taiwan, has been investing in modern machinery since the factory first started. The company founder, Mr. Hsiao Shin-Chu brought the first…

For us, perfect means a solution that matches, for instance, your capacity expectations, budget and know-how, without compromises in quality.

Raute has delivered veneer, plywood and LVL mills and machines since the early 20th century. Dozens of complete mills, thousands of machines and a significant amount of mill improvement services…

Timo Reinikainen has one of the longest careers in Raute: he has been employed by the company during six decades. In June 2020, Timo will start his well-earned retirement after forty years of work.…

York Timbers, a South African plywood manufacturer, continues the development of its plywood production capability. The company has been a forerunner in modernization within the African plywood…

The Garnica Group is the biggest poplar plywood producer in Europe and they have been using Raute solutions for many years, including a Raute peeling line at their Valencia de Don Juan mill.…

Are you still patching veneer by hand? Everyone on the wood working business knows that patching holes and knots on veneer manually can be a tedious and time-consuming job. Hassling with knives,…

International Panel & Lumber (IPL) in New Zealand produces wood panel and plywood products from renewable plantation-grown pine trees. They recently decided to modernize the charger and lathe on…