UNIBOARD NU GREEN® RECEIVES COVETED F4STAR CERTIFICATION
Uniboard gives another reason to go green
Montreal, Quebec (July 6, 2009) -– Uniboard, a North American leader of manufactured engineered wood products, is pleased to announce that NU GREEN® particleboard is now recognized to comply with the Japanese International Standards (JIS) A5905 2003 (also known as Super EO or F4Star).
“NU GREEN® is the flagship product in our green product portfolio,” states Don Raymond, VP Marketing of Uniboard. “Launched in 2007, NU GREEN® particleboard continues to gain momentum in the North American market. NU GREEN® has quickly become the #1 panel of choice, offering the greenest solution on the market for architects, designers, panel fabricators and manufacturers of kitchen, office and residential furniture. The addition of the Japanese F4Star certification expands the marketability of NU Green and further positions Uniboard as a consistent leader in green composite panel products.” The F4Star compliance applies to both NU GREEN® raw particleboard and NU GREEN® thermofused melamine particleboard.
A market leader in design, Uniboard has elevated its standards in creating a product that is an NAUF composite panel offering up to 6 LEED points, which is FSC, EPP and now F4Star certified. Uniboard is a supplier committed to meeting customer expectations and finding solutions in both product and servicing needs. Our environmental policy is based on the sustainable use of natural resources and underlies Uniboard’s entire manufacturing process.
About Uniboard (a subsidiary of Pfleiderer AG)
Uniboard is a leading North American manufacturer of engineered wood products, with installed capacity of over 900 million square feet of raw particleboard, high density and medium density fiber board, of which over 50% is converted into value added melamine and laminated flooring products. Its annual sales exceed $550 million and it employs close to 1,400 employees. Its products are sold to retailers, distributors and finished goods manufacturers, which cater to the kitchen cabinet industry, the furniture industry, the renovation and construction industries, as well as to the floor covering industry. Uniboard is the largest supplier of thermofused melamine panels in North America.
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