Furnish with Norbord
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 which it can be machined, makes it ideal for manufacturing carcasses and frames.
08 MAY 2019
Taekwondo kids get a kick out of sponsorship
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.
13 MAY 2019
Occupational Health and Mental Health at Norbord
Mental health problems are common and can affect anyone. One in 4 people in the UK are affected by mental health problems of some type at any point in their lives.
15 MAY 2019
Environment Secretary visits Stirling manufacturer to hear challenges facing UK wood basket
Secretary of State for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs, the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, met with one of the UK’s leading wood panel producers to hear about the challenges they’re facing sourcing their main raw material.
28 MAY 2019
A guide to choosing the most suitable CaberWood MDF for your application
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 suitable for their project.
28 MAY 2019
Norbord appoints new National Sales Manager for UK & Ireland
Norbord has appointed Sanjit Dosanjh as National Sales Manager for the UK & Ireland. Formerly National Product Manager and then National Sales Manager at Kingspan Insulation UK, Sanjit is well versed in the needs of housebuilders and builders’ merchants.
14 MAY 2019
Whatever the job, Norbord has a wood panel for it!
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.
03 JUN 2019
Benefits of using CaberShieldPlus in the build process
CaberShieldPlus has been specifically designed for construction when the roof still hasn’t been placed, or before the building is watertight. With a permanent, waterproof coating on both sides, the flooring is BBA-certified for exposure to construction work and the elements for up to 60 days when fixed with Caberfix D4 adhesive.
10 JUN 2019
CaberWood MDF; perfect for all applications
CaberWood MDF Pro is denser and ideal for intricate routing while CaberWood MDF Trade is a lighter MDF board, suitable for situations where lighter weight is a requirement.
13 JUN 2019
SterlingOSB Zero StrongFix in dry lining applications
What are the benefits of wood panels behind plasterboard dry lining? Plasterboard in itself is not suitable for bearing weight so, if the wall is intended for holding weight over 15kg - such as TVs, sinks, cabinets, railings or similar - then a structural material such as wood panels should be used behind the plasterboard to hold the weight.
08 JUL 2019