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October 28, 2021

Finnish company develops lightweight hybrid sandwich walls

  • Metsa Wood's goal is a scalable product that is easy to produce and use in construction.
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    Photo courtesy of Metsä Wood [enlarge]
    Skanska recently installed hybrid sandwich wall elements made by Metsä Wood for the Rauma sawmill project in Finland.

    As cross-laminated timber gains popularity, international construction firms are looking for new innovations that can show the strength and practicality of engineered wood.

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