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Raute Corporation strengthens its offering for veneer and lumber grading technology by acquiring the business of Metriguard Inc.

Friday March 31, 2017

Raute Corporation and the owners of Metriguard, Inc. have agreed on the purchase of the business of Metriguard Inc., Pullman, Washington, USA.

“Metriguard's technology has evolved over more than four decades and has proven to provide veneer and lumber mills with significant benefits in terms of enabling capturing the highest possible value of the given raw materials," says Raute’s President and CEO Tapani Kiiski.

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About Metriguard

Metriguard is the world leader in high speed production line evaluation of lumber (MSR) and veneer grading for structural uses. We manufacture, sell and service machinery used in saw mills and veneer mills around the globe; some of our oldest machines have been in service for over 30 years! With 40 years of experience, we are the ideal partner to supply robust, reliable equipment, proven technologies and outstanding technical support and service. Metriguard also makes field and laboratory testing equipment for the forest products industry. Our equipment is installed in mills and used in industry and government research laboratories in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.