Uniboard to Launch 12 new Colors at IWF Show in Atlanta
Laval, Québec (August 24, 2010) - Uniboard, a North American leader of manufactured engineered wood products, is pleased to announce that they will be attending the 2010 International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta, Georgia from August 25-28, 2010. The Uniboard display will be located at Booth 2337 and the Company will also host a launch event at the show where it will unveil its new 2010 Elegantly Natural melamine collection to top clients, designers and market enthusiasts.
In addition to the Color Launch, Uniboard will also be introducing two new products from the Company’s NU Green family of products at the event; NU Green 2 NAUF particleboard, the most competitively priced eco-friendly panel on the market and NU Green zero NAUF MDF, the greenest solution on the market. Both new products provide additional options for designers and manufacturers looking to incorporate environmentally friendly materials into their projects.
“As we reveal our 2010 melamine colors, we are excited to bring new and sustainable design options for our customers,” said Don Raymond, Vice President of Marketing, Uniboard. “Capturing the essence of nature and enriching the world in design, our 12 new tones raise the bar on contemporary artistic expression. This innovative collection will set the standard in design across all market segments including: office furniture, store fixtures, healthcare, residential and commercial applications.”
As part of Uniboard’s vision to remain at the forefront of technology while being sensitive to environmental issues, all Elegantly Natural colours will be available in the Company’s full range of MDF and particleboard products including its NU Green 2 and NU Green zero product lines.
The Elegantly Natural melamine collection includes the following colors:
• G13 Soho Apple (light, natural wood grain)
• G14 Rialto Apple (warm, natural wood grain)
• G15 Velvet Wenge (exotic, dark chocolate)
• G16 Milano Oak (dark grey/brown, linear wood tone)
• G17 Grigio (dark, linear graying wood tone)
• G18 Caramello (warm, smooth honey hue)
• G19 Cashmere (modern, cool exotic)
• G20 Sheer Linen (intricate, woven beige tone)
• 520 Sweet Beige (soft neutral creamy color)
• G21 Viva Walnut (natural brown woodgrain)
• G22 Ribbon White (vibrant vanilla accent)
• G23 Coastal Pear (pale graying beige wood tone)
Uniboard 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
MDAX-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. More information at: www.pfleiderer.com
Contact: Lise Plante, Product Manager, Uniboard (450) 973-7270