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Discover Benelux |  Special Theme |  Design

With Wood-u-Print’s high-quality printer and special UV ink, any wooden surface can be transformed into colourful panels with vibrant images.

 plywood, oak veneered MDF panels, click panels and interior doors. The panels can be  sawn  to  size  after  coming  out  of  the printer and turned into personalised furniture components, table tops and more. “Because we print digitally, there are no extra costs to make each panel different. Our  customised  wall  panels  are  very popular  with  hotels  because  they  can have  a  different  style  or  theme  in  each room for the same price as doing them all the same,” says Buggenhout.

Limitless options “The applications and possibilities are endless. Photos, images or text, whatever you like can be printed on any wooden surface for tables, cupboard doors for your home or office, walls or even exhibition stands. We  are  also  developing  printed  ceiling panels  and  we  are  currently  working  on customisable  steps  for  staircases,” Buggenhout says enthusiastically. For  their  range  of  ‘print  &  click’  panels, Wood-u-Print offers a fast and easy solution for anyone who wants a customised wall.  The  panels  can  renovate  existing

walls,  be  used  as  a  partition  wall  in  any width and the design can be personalised. “The panels are much stronger and more scratchproof  than  for  example  wallpaper and the installation of a wall is much faster than plasterboards. Furthermore, there are almost no visible seams or screws, and of course  there  is  no  need  to  paint  them!” Buggenhout  says.  “The  entire  process  is fully  automated  and  delivers  the  printed and lacquered panels in just four minutes.”

A unique concept The concept for the business came from his father, Walter Buggenhout who worked in  the  wood  varnishing  industry.  In  early 2010 he came up with the idea of printing images on the wooden panels before varnishing  them.  After  a  lot  of  research  and development,  they  achieved  the  optimal combination of ink and lacquer, integrated the printing process in the production line and Wood-u-Print was born.

hotels and restaurants in the Netherlands, Austria and even Dubai. Wood-u-Print is also about to launch a line of small cube tables  that  will  be  available  on  the  German  interior  design  webshop  Home24. The cubes or ‘MyCube’ printed on every side and are currently also available from the Wood-u-Print website. On the Wood-u-Print website there is a wide range of ready-to-order (click) panels,  photo  frames  and  furniture  pieces available with various premade designs. If you want to personalise an item, you can do this through their practicable online layout application or visit the showroom in Merchtem. www.wood-u-print.be

The Belgian company, based just north of Brussels, was set up three years ago and quickly realised it had found a gap in the market.  By  now  it  gets  orders  from  all over the Benelux and beyond, including

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Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Discover Benelux | Issue 12 | December 2014  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.