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Progress underway on Norbord’s Inverness 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 …

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Norbord weaves magic with 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. …

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Norbord appoints new General Manager at Inverness

Previously based at Norbord’s Cowie plant as MDF Production Manager, Stuart Hendry has recently taken on the role of General Manager at Norbord Inverness. With over 27 years’ experience in operations, manufacturing and engineering, he brings his expertise and results driven attitude to his new position which entails managing and …

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A guide to choosing the most suitable CaberWood MDF

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. The flowchart asks simple questions and the answers to …

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Norbord appoints new National Sales Manager

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. Dosanjh, heading up a team of seven Norbord Business Development Managers …

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Norbord sponsors local rugby team

Players at Bannockburn Rugby Club are playing in a brand new kit this season thanks to a major sponsorship by Norbord. Club Vice President, Michael Martin Kenny, explained: “We have approximately 200 members and operate mini, midi and adult sections. Stirling County is the biggest club in the area and …

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A further £35 million investment in the UK from Norbord

Wood panel manufacturer, Norbord, is ploughing £35 million into the second phase of development of its Inverness factory in Scotland – taking overall investment in the past two years to £145 million. Almost one year on from a £110 million expansion programme to significantly increase capacity, the company will now …

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Barbour Fit Out chooses CaberWood MDF for shopfitting success 

Glasgow-based shopfitter, Barbour Fit Out, combines a mix of modern techniques and traditional craftsmanship to produce quality shopfittings and, at the heart of many creations is Norbord’s CaberWood MDF portfolio.  Designing innovative displays for prestigious retailers such as Fossil, The White Company, Beaverbrooks and The National Trust for Scotland, Barbour …

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To be or not to be OSB?

For those specifiers who have contemplated using SterlingOSB Zero for a new project, Norbord has produced a CPD video presentation which highlights the features and benefits of the popular, versatile board. There are variants available and applications include roofing, timber framing and interior fit outs.  Available on RIBA’s CPD website, …

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Torwood Scouts thanks Norbord for new flooring

A group of Falkirk Scouts has thanked Norbord‘s team at the Cowie plant for helping youngsters take to the floor for even more community activities. The 2nd Torwood Scout Group, based at the hall near Glenbervie golf course near Stirling, called upon Norbord to help with a flooring issue. The …

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