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Norbord Genk awaits top safety accolade

29th August 2019
Norbord's mill in Genk, Belgium, has achieved the company's highest safety rating to date – Safety Star 2 – becoming the first Norbord mill in the company's global network to achieve this. The Norbord Safety Star...
 

Timber homes can help tackle climate emergency, Westminster inquiry told

22nd August 2019
Scotland's timber industry can help tackle the UK's housing crisis and the global climate emergency, a Westminster inquiry has heard. An evidence session has been told that conventional housebuilding materials are not...
 

A guide to choosing the most suitable CaberWood MDF for your application

11th June 2019
Norbord, the leading manufacturer in the UK of engineered wood based panels, has released a handy guide to help tradespeople, architects and specifiers know which product from its Medium Density Fibreboard portfolio, CaberWood MDF, is the most...
 

Whatever the job, Norbord has a wood panel for it!

22nd May 2019
Norbord’s Engineered wood panels product guide is the perfect companion for specifiers, architects and tradespeople. Whatever the project, they will be able to find a panel for it in the handy A5 booklet. The product guide...
 

Norbord sponsors local rugby team

16th April 2019
Players at Bannockburn Rugby Club are playing in a brand new kit this season thanks to a major sponsorship by Norbord. Club Vice President, Michael Martin Kenny, explained: "We have...
 

Taekwondo kids get a kick out of sponsorship

16th April 2019
Young members of the LCD Taekwondo club in Stirling, Scotland got a big kick out of a recent sponsorship by Norbord – it helped them to stage their first-ever team tournament. The club is run by Liz McKenna Rankin who...
 

Furnish with Norbord

14th March 2019
The UK market for wood panel products is dominated by the construction industry for structural, aesthetic and fitting-out purposes. Where MDF excels too is in furniture; its consistent and reliable physical characteristics, and the ease with...
 

STA Health & Safety Policy Wins 2019 Offsite Award

7th March 2019
A record number of over 400 construction professionals gathered at ExCel, London to celebrate the 2019 Offsite Awards. As one of the most vibrant industry networking events of the year, the Offsite Awards celebrate product and service...
 

StrongFix - improved support from Norbord

18th February 2019
Sometimes, even the simple task of hanging a picture or a mirror on an interior partition wall has been fraught with difficulty due to the common challenge of a weak plasterboard substrate. That is no longer a problem thanks to...
 

Barbour Fit Out chooses CaberWood MDF for shopfitting success

4th February 2019
Glasgow-based shopfitter, Barbour Fit Out, combines a mix of modern techniques and traditional craftsmanship to produce quality shopfittings and, at the heart of many creations is Norbord's CaberWood MDF portfolio.  Designing innovative...
 

Let sleeping dogs lie with Norbord’s super-quiet flooring

24th January 2019
Norbord’s CaberFloor P5 – the UK’s most specified chipboard flooring product, has been upgraded to produce a high performance floor with reduced impact and airborne noise transmission. Called CaberAcoustic, the new...
 

Torwood Scouts thanks Norbord for brand new flooring

3rd December 2018
A group of Falkirk Scouts has thanked Norbord’s team at the Cowie plant for helping youngsters take to the floor for even more community activities. The 2nd Torwood Scout Group, based at the hall near Glenbervie golf course near...
 

To be or not to be OSB?

22nd November 2018
For those specifiers who have contemplated using SterlingOSB Zero for a new project, Norbord has produced a CPD video presentation which highlights the features and benefits of the popular, versatile board. There are variants available and...
 

UK Construction Week Round Up

26th October 2018
UK Construction Week attracts visitors from across the world and for this year’s event the Structural Timber Association collaborated with the British Woodworking Federation and the Timber Trade Federation who collectively form the Confederation...
 

Hybrid timber systems – the optimum structural solution?

29th March 2018
Does the lowest cost option really offer best value on a construction project? Andrew Carpenter Chief Executive of the Structural Timber Association suggests a different approach. There are many aspects to consider when designing a building –...
 

 
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