UNIBOARD® LAUNCHES NATURA ::: The greenest solution for all types of applications
Laval, Québec (April 21, 2011) - Uniboard®, a North American leader of manufactured engineered wood products, is pleased to announce the launch of its Natura product line. Produced using the latest manufacturing technology, this multi-purpose panel features a superior surface quality, uniform density and sanding smoothness. Whether your project calls for painting, lacquering or any type of lamination, Uniboard’s Natura panels are the ideal solution.
Production of the Natura product line will be at the Uniboard® Mont-Laurier site in Quebec, Canada. Similar to many Uniboard® products, Natura panels are made using 100% pre-consumer recycled or recovered wood fiber, which saves trees and avoids landfill. The panels are both FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and EPP certified (Environmentally Preferable Product by the Composite Panel Association).
“At Uniboard®, we pride ourselves on environmental stewardship.” says Lise Plante, Product Manager, Uniboard®. “By introducing Natura , we are supplementing our eco-conscious collection and reinforcing our commitment to this initiative.”
Natura panel’s key features are:
Meets CARB Phase 2 emission standards
FSC and EPP certified
Made from 100% recycled and recovered wood fiber (pre-consumer)
Low-density ANSI Grade 115 which means a reduced transportation footprint
Can help you achieve up to 5 LEED points
Available in our extensive collection of melamine designs including all Elegantly Natural colours
Uniboard Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Pfleiderer AG, is a leading North American manufacturer of engineered wood products, with installed capacity of over 1.1 billion square feet of raw particleboard, high density and medium density fiberboard, of which over 50% is converted into value added melamine and laminated flooring products. 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. More information at: www.uniboard.com
SDAX-listed Pfleiderer AG (ISIN DE 0006764749) is one of the world’s leading producers of engineered wood. The company employs approximately 5,600 people and operates 22 sites in North America, Western and Eastern Europe producing engineered wood, surface finished products and laminate flooring. Pfleiderer is a preferred partner of the furniture industry, specialist and home improvement stores, and interior design suppliers. In fiscal year 2009, the Group generated consolidated revenues of approximately €1.4 billion and EBITDA after restructuring costs of approximately €100 million.
Lise Plante, Product Manager, Uniboard (450) 682-5240
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