• Kerto® LVL

    Kerto® LVL laminated veneer lumber
  • Kerto-S LVL beams for truss chords

    Kerto-S LVL beams for truss chords
  • Kerto-Q LVL panels

    Kerto-Q LVL panels
  • Master Plank scaffold

    Master Plank scaffold
  • Insulated header

    Insulated header
  • Mobile modular LVL

    Mobile modular LVL
  • Kerto® LVL columns

    Kerto® LVL columns
  • Speciality plywood

    Spruce plywood
  • Concrete formwork

    Plywood for concrete formwork

Kerto® LVL columns

Kerto® LVL columns

Designed to carry the load

Master Plank is now Kerto® LVL

Longer, straighter, stiffer, stronger!!!! Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) columns provide predictable high strength and deflection performance because during manufacture the veneers are graded and sorted for stiffness, then laminated in a carefully controlled pattern that ensures strength and a high degree of uniformity.


  • Superior strength for holding up headers
  • Perfectly straight
  • High axial capacity
  • Easier to work with compared to steel
  • No built up nailing required
  • Predictable performance
  • Helps Builder comply with the 2012 IBC (International Building Code)
  • Available in lengths to 26'
  • Available in 4 x 4, 4 x6, & 6 x 6 sizes
  • Can be engineered in Metsa Wood's new Finwood Sizing Program
  • In stock at our warehouse
  • Eliminates the “built up 2 x columns”
  • Works well in “tall walls” (2 story great room walls with lots of glass)

For more information contact Metsä Wood USA sales.

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