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Japanese building construction is rooted in a long tradition of using wood. Whether building in a modern or a traditional style, emphasis is placed on craftsmanship, quality of the final product, and a fusion of utility and aesthetics.
As a leading supplier for the Japanese market, Stora Enso offers a complete assortment of timber posts and beams specially designed for Japanese building. You will find a wide range of wood products for post and beam construction that are both beautiful and practical and that help promote modern, sustainable living.
For all structural parts in a timber frame house
Posts, beams, studs, floor joists and roof rafters
Wide range of flexible sizes and lengths
Modern production gives accurate size tolerances to meet market needs
Consistent and uniform quality, comply with JAS standard (Japanese Agricultural Standard) for structural glulam timber
High environmental standards – renewable raw material from sustainably sourced and managed forestry operations
Stable supply guaranteed thanks to integrated operations, from sawing to glue laminating
Post & beam dimensions in type 2 quality
Standard length: 2985/3985 mm (from 2600 - 5985mm possible)
Standard strength class: E95-F315, E105-F300, E105-F345
Wood species: WW and RW
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Besides being a naturally attractive product, glulam optimises the technical properties of the renewable raw material – wood. Wood is a renewable material that can be reused or recycled. The energy use in glulam manufacture is very low compared with other construction materials.
Like all of Stora Enso’s wood products, our posts and beams are sourced from responsibly managed forests and under a wood traceability system that is third-party-certified under the chain of custody systems FSC®, PEFC™ or both. Our glulam posts and beams for Japanese building also comply with the JAS standard for structural glulam timber.
FSC® trademark licence C125195