Norbord products build sustainable dream home
Lindrick Eco Build, which specialises in energy efficient off-site housebuilding, has used Norbord’s CaberDek and SterlingOSB Zero on a project in Doncaster, Yorkshire. The new house has been built for a couple who are approaching retirement and wanted to embrace the joys of life in a sustainable home which overlooks Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
30 SEP 2019
Norbord apprentices celebrate qualifications
Two apprentices who have completed Norbord’s four-year apprenticeship programme at its Cowie plant have completed the SEMTA Modern Apprentice framework for Engineering and achieved the Engineering Maintenance Vocational Qualification at SCQF level 6, including a Higher National Certificate (HNC) qualification.
23 SEP 2019
Project underway at Inverness wood panel plant following £35m investment
Wood panel manufacturer Norbord is making significant progress at its Dalcross-based factory, following a further £35 million investment earlier this year. This second recent investment into the site, following a £110 million expansion programme last year, will realise the construction of a second wood debarker and flaker, heat plant and a dryer...
17 SEP 2019
SterlingOSB Zero shines at Jewson
The Charlton branch of Jewson has created a new concept using SterlingOSB Zero. The builders’ merchant, which supplies building materials, equipment, tools and timber, created new signs and displays using SterlingOSB Zero. Jewson stakeholders wanted a material that was part of the existing product range and would also provide a new aesthetic which...
10 SEP 2019
Are you using SterlingOSB Zero StrongFix? If so – share your story and win £20!
At Norbord UK, the leading name in all things wood panels, we love hearing the weird and wonderful ways that our products have been used, so whether you are a housebuilder, construction worker, artist, shop owner or regular Joe, if you’ve used our SterlingOSB Zero StrongFix for any project, we want to hear all about it.
09 SEP 2019
Norbord supports local weaving company with memorable donation
Inverness-based wood panel manufacturer Norbord has plaid a blinder by assisting in the creation of an innovative weavers’ display. The company is supporting Prickly Thistle, a local tartan weaving start-up, by donating locally manufactured wood panelling to assist in the creation of an innovative display housed within a pop-up mill.
09 SEP 2019
Norbord sponsors STA awards
Here at Norbord, we’re the UK’s number one manufacturer of engineered wood panels and a long-standing member of the Structural Timber Association (STA). So, we’re very excited about leading the list of impressive sponsors of the Structural Timber awards again this year - https://www.structuraltimberawards.co.uk.
06 SEP 2019
Size doesn’t matter when it comes to the perfect flooring systems for UK Housebuilders
In an ever-growing world, we’re building up instead of out, and that means there’ll be lots of one thing – floors! Yes, you know all about floors; they can squeak worse than a mouse, they can let your downstairs neighbours hear all the goings-on in your house and, as a housebuilder, it is a nightmare to cover them up and protect them from the e...
06 SEP 2019
Housebuilders – A sound way to soundproof homes in this noisy world
The world is noisy! We are surrounded by more people and more “things” as we progress onwards and upwards. It’s fast and furious everywhere – motorways, workplaces, people, technology; the list is endless! All good stuff when we want it. And, for most, the safe, quiet haven is the home – that is, if there’s the ability to eliminate noisy neighb...
02 SEP 2019
Norbord Genk awaits top safety accolade
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.
29 AUG 2019