Since our start in 1993, Barrus(elephant in Latin) has been located in Verijärve, the woodlands of Võru County, South-East Estonia. Our elephant-like confidence and industriousness has made us the market leader for glued and laminated timber components within Europe. Barrus´s main focus is on wooden window and door industry, but not limited.
We, at Barrus, believe in functioning as a whole unit, joining together with one main focus.
Towards colleagues, clients and the entire surrounding environment.
We value listening to our customers and giving clear and honest answers.
We are constantly learning to ensure each day's outcome is better than the last.
If we can’t do or don’t know something today, we will tomorrow
While our main market is made up of Nordic countries, our products are well known and in demand throughout all of Europe. As of 2022, we have also expanded into the North American market.
We fulfill both large and small production volumes. Our products are of high quality and controlled.
Barrus uses modern technology and equipment. Our products are knot-free. Our employees are specialists in their respective fields.
Barrus, soon 30 years old, produces 115 000 m3 glued laminated timber annually and has an excellent 350-strong team.
Barrus launches its third factory for finger-jointed glued laminated timber.
The production volume is 60 000 cubic metres, the company has 200 employees.
A second factory of finger-jointed glued laminated timber is launched.
The production of glued laminated timber in 2011 was ca 1,25 times that of the previous year, almost 30 000 cubic metres.
View over Barrus’s facility on a spring evening in 2002. Important employer – AS Barrus started out with 154 employees in 2002. With this, the company was among the largest employers in the entire Võru County. In 2002, the sawmill steadily produced approx. 3000 cubic metres of products per month. A large part of those were ultimately sold as roof battens.
september 21 of 1993 we purchased our building in verijärve. remodeling started on day of purchase and production was able to begin on june 21 1994.
In a quarter of a century, Barrus has developed into the largest employer in the region and moves mountains in every sense by contributing to the local community, promoting the local economy with its unique production and protecting the balance of the local natural environment.
+372 785 0700
Verijärve, Võru parish,
Võru County 65541