The leading manufacturer of finger-jointed and glue laminated pine  components in Europe

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.

Our value

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


of our products are exported.

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. 

Our products meet the requirements specified in the PEFC, FSC® and NCS certificates

113 476m3

high-quality glued laminated carpentry timber per year


annual growth of the company


trees are planted annually in forests of Võru County

110 mln

Barrus' annual turnover


of the production waste is recycled

Flexible solutions

We fulfill both large and small production volumes. Our products are of high quality and controlled.

Investing in technology and people

Barrus uses modern technology and equipment. Our products are knot-free. Our employees are specialists in their respective fields.

Notable events in Barrus’ 30-year history


30 years of operation

Barrus, soon 30 years old, produces 115 000 m3 glued laminated timber annually and has an excellent 350-strong team. 


The third factory

Barrus launches its third factory for finger-jointed glued laminated timber.


Barrus develops

The production volume is 60 000 cubic metres, the company has 200 employees. 


The second factory

A second factory of finger-jointed glued laminated timber is launched. 


The production continues to grow

The production of glued laminated timber in 2011 was ca 1,25 times that of the previous year, almost 30 000 cubic metres. 


The largest company in Võru County

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. 


Remodelling into a woodworking factory

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. 

Join the united team of Barrus

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.

AS Barrus
+372 785 0700
Verijärve, Võru parish,
Võru County 65541

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