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2020 Surface & Panel Buyers Guide TH E S P E C I F I E R S A N D U S E R S G U I D E TO CO M P O S ITE PA N E L S A N D D E CO R ATI V E S U R FAC E S ! COMMERCIAL

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The 2020 Surface & Panel Buyers Guide, sponsored by the Composite Panel Association (CPA), provides the most comprehensive product and specification information available for North American composite panel and decorative surfacing materials. Design solutions are featured within, showcasing a wide array of standard and specialty products.

O R G A N I Z AT I O N

E D U C AT I O N • E X T E R I O R S

The program highlights the responsible use of wood fiber by composite panel manufacturers in North America and includes the CPA Carbon Calculator, an expert tool developed to assess the life cycle and carbon footprint of composite panels. For more information about ECC and a detailed list of environmental certifications where specifying composite panels can help earn credit, please see pages 8 and 9.

D E C O R AT I V E S U R FA C E S

Decorative surfaces offer nearly limitless options for stylish design, functionality and reproducibility. They are used in a wide variety of woodbased applications, including cabinets, mouldings, flooring, furniture, countertops, store fixtures, doors and shelving across a wide variety of environments. Composite panels provide an ideal substrate for decorative surfaces–affordable, consistent, uniform in strength and free of defects. Decorative surfaces can be broadly separated into two categories: overlays and coatings. Overlays include thermally fused laminate (TFL), film overlays (3D laminates, 2D laminates, etc.), decorative foils, high pressure laminates (HPL), light basis weight papers, wood veneer and heat transfer foils. Coatings are utilized in both liquid and powder forms. Contemporary decorative surfaces have reached a new level of realism. Deep textures, sophisticated matte and gloss finishes have an appeal which improves on natural materials with superior fidelity and durability. Decorative surfaces are enthusiastically accepted by consumers worldwide. Architects and designers now specify without hesitation, knowing that any “look and feel” is achievable, and more importantly desired in both residential and commercial environments. N O RTH AM E R I CAN CO M P O S ITE PAN E L S

North American wood-based composite panels, such as medium density fiberboard (MDF), particleboard, engineered wood siding and trim (EWST) and hardboard provide architects, designers, specifiers and manufacturers with a unique and unmatched combination of design capability, quality and sustainability. They can be engineered to meet any project requirement. Customers can specify physical and mechanical properties, as well as surface characteristics, to create end-products with ideal attributes. By their very nature, North American composite panel products are also among the greenest materials in the world and a great choice for environmentally conscious consumers. Detailed information on the sustainable attributes of composite panels can be found on pages 8 and 9 of this Guide. E N V I R O N M E N TA L C R E D I T S A N D C E R T I F I C AT I O N

Choosing North American composite wood products can help the design and build community earn points toward major environmental building certification programs, including the most prominent U.S. green building certifications: USGBC LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) v4 Rating System, Green Building Initiative (GBI) Green Globes and National Green Building Standard (NGBS). Designers and builders should also ask for composite wood panels with the CPA 4-19 Eco-Certified Composite (ECC) Sustainability Standard seal, the world’s leading sustainability certification standard. The certification process includes an on-site evaluation and subsequent yearly audits and is based on life cycle inventory and other verifiable environmentally responsible practices.

SECTIONS OF THIS GUIDE • SELECTING COMPOSITE WOOD PANELS details

the sustainable attributes

of these substrates (pages 8-9). •

SPECIFYING SURFACES & PANELS VIGNETTES provide examples of applications in specific environments (pages 10-25).

PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS detail the characteristics of the materials, common applications and key physical properties (pages 36-66).

provide company-specific product information for the major manufacturers and suppliers of these panel and decorative surfacing products, including designations for Eco-Certified Composites (ECC) and no-added formaldehyde (NAF) and Ultra Low Emitting Formaldehyde (ULEF) products (pages 84-97).

• PRODUCT GUIDES

• SALES CONTACT INFORMATION is

an alphabetical list of all panel and decorative surface companies listed in the guide (pages 98-100).

A B O U T T H E C O M P O S I T E PA N E L A S S O C I AT I O N

Founded in 1960, the Composite Panel Association (CPA) is dedicated to advancing the North American wood-based panel and decorative surfacing industries. CPA represents both industries on technical standards, industry regulation and product acceptance. CPA General Members include the leading manufacturers of MDF, particleboard, engineered wood siding and trim, and hardboard (representing more than 95% of North American manufacturing capacity). CPA Associate Members include manufacturers of decorative surfaces, furniture, cabinets, mouldings, doors and equipment, along with laminators, distributors, industry media and adhesive suppliers. CPA is a vital resource for both manufacturers and users of industry products. CPA compiles and reports on proprietary industry economic performance data and technical bulletins on the use of industry products and other educational materials. As a highly regarded and accredited standards development organization, CPA publishes the industry’s American National Standards (ANS). CPA also operates the International Testing and Certification Center (ITCC) and manages the Grademark Certification Program, the largest and most stringent testing, inspection and certification program for North American composite panel products. CPA offers extensive information about the products referenced in this guide and the composite panel industry at CompositePanel.org.

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3 About this Guide and the Composite Panel Association 6 Message from the Composite Panel Association 8 Selecting Composite Wood Panels A primer for selecting the best panel for the application. 10 Specifying Surfaces

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Home Organization

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16 Retail 18

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Specifying Surfaces Examples and advice on the use of multiple surface materials in specific environments.

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North American Composite Panel Manufacturers Map

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Product Descriptions Characteristics of the materials, leading applications and physical properties.

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105 Masters of the Industry A comprehensive listing of the providers of materials and services in the panel processing industry.

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Sustainable to the Core Public perception of wood products has changed significantly in the last few years, and the emergence of the tall wood building movement and an embrace of biophilic design are prominent examples of this shift. Both movements reflect a desire to protect and reconnect with our planet, and the unique properties of wood as the ultimate renewable resource make it a natural choice. What few know is that composite wood panels–MDF, particleboard and hardboard–play a uniquely critical role in ensuring the sustainable use of our precious forests by

Carbon Footprint for Particleboard and MDF The carbon sink properties of the wood in composite panels more than offset its carbon footprint. The net carbon footprint, therefore, is negative.

maximizing the use of each tree thereby making a critical contribution to addressing climate change. The Composite Panel Association (CPA) recently published environmental product declarations (EPDs) for particleboard and MDF developed by outside experts that are built on lifecycle assessments which truly demonstrate the environmental profile of composite wood. The composite panel industry was born decades ago out of a desire to recycle and recover residual material from forest products operations and put those materials to productive use instead of to incineration or landfill. Today, the composite wood industry ensures that 97% of the wood used to make lumber and other wood products is put into product and not landfilled or burned,

Cradle to gate Carbon emissions (GWP), carbon stored in final product, and net carbon footprint (emissions -storage) shown in kg of CO2 eq. for particleboard and MDF

maximizing the use of the tree and the carbon it contains. Composite panel production is clean and highly efficient, leaving very little waste behind and maximizing the use of all raw materials. In fact, according to the recently completed lifecycle assessment, the composite panel

industry uses 99% of all raw material inputs in production, again maximizing the carbon benefits of each harvested tree. Remarkably, thanks to responsible sourcing, near zero waste and plants powered by excess biomass, composite panels contain more sequestered carbon than the amount expended in their manufacture, transport and installation. Composite wood products are truly sustainable to the core. They are a responsible green choice for a host of applications in living and office spaces and reflect the values of our younger generations that are seeking to do more with less and protect our planet for future generations. CPA has committed to telling this remarkable sustainability story through updated website content, videos, and other dynamic informational tools. In the future, we will be looking to further develop other elements of this story, including working with outside experts to develop a methodology to more accurately measure the embedded carbon in composite wood panels. Architects, designers and specifiers could then use this tool to more accurately quantify the carbon benefits of using composite wood products, which in turn contribute to a net zero built environment. I would encourage all of you to visit CPA’s website (https://www.compositepanel.org/sustainability/) to learn more about composite wood panels remarkable sustainability story.

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Eco-Certified Composites are Among the Greenest on Earth.

Certified. Sustainable. T R U S T E D . A U D I T E D . I N T E R N A T I O N A L LY R E C O G N I Z E D .

SUSTAINABLE TO THE CORE! Look for the Eco-Certified™ Composites (ECC) seal for assurance that composite panels, specifically particleboard, medium density fiberboard (MDF), hardboard and engineered wood siding and trim have earned the strict ECC Sustainability Standard and Certification. Composite panels that carry the ECC seal are manufactured in facilities that are certified to meet rigorous environmental requirements utilizing objective-based criteria and annual on-site audits. The standard specifies that three or more of the following requirements are verified:

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100% EPA & CARB COMPLIANT – 100% OF THE TIME! An ECC-certified facility must ensure that 100% of its production meets the EPA TSCA Title VI and California Air Resources Board (CARB) formaldehyde emissions requirements for 100% of its panels 100% of the time. ECC-certified mills are not permitted to sell products that exceed EPA and CARB emission requirements in any market, even if panels are sold in countries where these regulations do not apply. TRUSTED STANDARD ECC is a voluntary industry standard developed by the Composite Panel Association (CPA) in 2011. With over 40 mills earning certification, auditors conduct on-site assessments to ensure facilities meet the standard’s strict criteria and verify compliance. CPA administers ECC as a third-party certification body accredited to ISO/IEC 17065 by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). LEED CREDITS Panels from ECC mills may help achieve LEED credits in eight material and resources (MR) categories and one environmental quality (EQ) category.


Selecting Composite Wood Panels Composite panels are used for a wide array of applications, including:

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Commercial Residential Hospitality Healthcare Retail Organization Education Exteriors

Detailed descriptions of the different composite panel products described above begin on page 36.

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orth American composite panel products are among the greenest materials in the world. Composite wood panels, including medium density fiberboard (MDF), particleboard, hardboard and engineered wood siding and trim are made primarily from

renewable and sustainable natural resources–sawmill residuals and recycled

and reclaimed wood–ensuring that what were once considered waste materials are now put to productive, higher value use. Wood residuals in North America are responsibly and locally sourced, minimizing the environmental impact of transportation, supports local jobs and benefits local economies. Manufacturing is clean and highly efficient, utilizing 97% of all raw materials resulting in near zero waste. North American composite panels are also an excellent carbon store for the life of the product, contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. They significantly outperform alternative materials such as steel, cement, plastic and glass in a comparison of environmental attributes such

as global warming impact, energy and water use, emissions and others. In addition to their remarkable sustainability profile, composite wood panels possess a number of unique performance characteristics that set them apart from other materials. Composite panels are uniform in stability, strength and homogeneity making them an ideal substrate for a broad range of interior applications in both residential and commercial environments. Wood composite materials are the substrate of choice for decorative surfaces because they can be engineered for specific performance characteristics and physical properties, including strength, flexibility, moisture resistance and fire resistance.

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ECO-CERTIFIED COMPOSITES (ECC) The voluntary Composite Panel Association (CPA) 4-19 Eco-Certified Composite (ECC) sustainability standard established the first certification of its kind for composite wood products. The ECC Grademark Certification Program verifies the responsible use of wood fiber by composite panel manufacturers in North America and focuses on life cycle inventory and other verifiable environmental practices.

GREEN CREDIT WORTHY Environmental Credits and Certifications Combining decorative surfaces and composite panel substrates can help earn points towards the following major environmental certification programs:

• LEED V4 - U.S. Green Building Council • MR credit:  Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction: BD+C, ID+C

• MR credi:t  Environmentally Preferable Products: Homes • MR credit:  Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Environmental Product Declarations: BD+C, ID+C

• MR credit:  Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Sourcing of Raw Materials: BD+C, ID+C • MR credit:  Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Material Ingredients: BD+C, ID+C

• MR credit:  Furniture and Medical Furnishings: BD+C • MR credit:  Purchasing – Ongoing: OM • MR credit:  Purchasing – Facility Maintenance and Renovation: OM

• EQ credit:  Low-Emitting Materials: BD+C, ID+C, Homes • MR prerequisite:  Certified Tropical Wood: Homes BD+C (Building Design and Construction) ID+C (Interior Design and Construction) OM (Building Operations and Maintenance)

• Green Globes – Green Building Initiative (GBI) • National Green Building Standard (NGBS) • LEVEL by BIFMA –Furniture Sustainability Certification • KCMA ESP – Kitchen Cabinet Environmental Stewardship Program • ASHRAE 189.1 • Living Building Challenge • WELL Certification

ECC certified mills are also required to meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) TSCA Title VI and California Air Resources Board (CARB) ATCM 93120 formaldehyde emissions requirements for 100% of their panels 100% of the time. This standard sets ECC-certified mills apart from the rest of the world’s producers, requiring an attention to detail and rigorous commitment to compliance that is unmatched. Many of the world’s producers can ship noncomplying panels to other jurisdictions, including in their own countries, where these regulations do not apply. ECC certification offers the highest level of assurance that users and specifiers receive compliant, sustainable product. Visit www.compositepanel.org/ sustainability/ecc/ for a comprehensive list of program participants.

EPDS AVAILABLE FOR PARTICLEBOARD AND MDF An Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is a verified document that reports environmental data of products based on life cycle assessment (LCA) and other relevant information. This is the contemporary standardized format for communicating a product’s environmental impact to consumers. EPDs give specifiers, designers and fabricators an important tool to objectively compare life cycle impacts of wood products with products made of plastic, metal or other materials. Building codes and green building rating systems are driving demand for verified LCA information found in EPDs. An industry-wide EPD is available for particleboard and MDF made in North America. Based on ISO standards 14025 and 21930, EPDs have worldwide applicability and include information about the following product environmental impacts: use of resources, global warming potential, emissions to air, soil and water and waste generation. The Composite Panel Association (CPA) has been instrumental in the development of these EPDs. The EPDs are certified by UL Environment, a business unit of Underwriters Laboratories that is recognized by the green building community as an independent certifier of products and their sustainable attributes. EPDs sponsored by UL are recognized by US Green Building Council’s LEED rating system, Green Building Initiative’s Green Globes and other similar building certification programs. CPA sponsored a recent update of these EPDs which are now available.

INDUSTRY STEWARDSHIP & EPA TSCA TITLE VI For over 30 years, North American manufacturers of particleboard and MDF have been at the forefront of developing standards for formaldehyde emissions and have actively supported U.S.EPA’s TSCA Title VI regulation, widely recognized as the most stringent in the world today. Thanks to this regulation, beginning June 1, 2018 all composite wood products that are either imported or sold in the U.S. are required to be third-party certified for formaldehyde emissions. The industry fully supports EPA’s efforts to establish a strong enforcement program to ensure that all composite wood products, whether made in the U.S. or abroad, meet these safe emissions standards. All particleboard and MDF facilities in this Guide offer third-party certified products to meet or exceed EPA’s TSCA Title VI. CPA maintains a current list of certified and exempt facilities at CompositePanel.org. To ensure wood products comply, look for the label–EPA TSCA Title VI compliant. surface&panel

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KITCHENS

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Transitional styling is the leader once again for kitchen and bath design, according to the most recent NKBA polling, but

contemporary is gaining fast and has surpassed traditional

design in popularity. Those trends continue patterns of recent years and should surprise no one. The upshot: more frameless cabinet box construction. Beyond offering

greater space and access, frameless cabinets have minimal reveals between door and drawer fronts, allowing for sleek, uninterrupted surfaces. Most functional hardware is initially

developed for frameless boxes, which is standard in Europe, giving kitchen designers who work with frameless cabinets access to cutting-edge innovations.

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➊ While transitional and contemporary styling are gaining rapidly in popularity, traditional styling still has its fans, and framed cabinets using panel-processed materials are found in many homes. Medium density fiberboard (MDF) is the preferred substrate for painting and coating cabinets. High pressure laminate (HPL) has been the top choice for kitchen counters for at least 50 years. It comes in many colors, patterns and textures, and it is durable and affordable. Textured thermally fused laminate (TFL) is the perfect choice for vertical applications in kitchens and other rooms, and it beautifully complements a variety of materials used for countertops and horizontal surfaces that require added durability.

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➍ ➋, ➏ Frameless cabinets bring sleek, smooth styling that has been popular in Europe for years to North American kitchens and other rooms. , The consistency of TFL allows for perfect grain matching across doors and other elements. The fidelity of today’s TFL creates a realism that makes it nearly impossible to distinguish between it and cabinets made from solid wood. High pressure laminate (HPL) products offer a broader range of looks than ever before. Modern laminates are as beautiful as they are durable. High-gloss surfaces are growing in popularity in solid colors and patterns for cabinet doors and drawer fronts in contemporary kitchens. Modern highgloss is scratch resistant and has impeccable surface consistency, and it offers a richness that enhances depth and clarity. In nearly all cases, high-gloss surfaces require an extremely smooth substrate for both coating and laminating. MDF is the unanimous material of choice.

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HOME ORGANIZATION

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Home organization products are integral to just about every room in the house, but each room and organization system presents its own design and performance challenges. Closets are the

least demanding environment as storage for more soft goods-

related items. Laundry rooms are more demanding as spaces that contend with cleaners, chemicals and frequent use. Garage

cabinetry must withstand considerable abuse in an environment that can be just as demanding as an industrial setting.

➊ ➋ ➊ The cabinets in this garage bring a degree of class to an often-dingy

space, but they will take a beating over the years. Textured TFL was used exclusively on the doors and drawer fronts and will do a good job of withstanding the impacts, scratches, chemicals, cleaners and changes in weather that are sure to come. , High pressure laminate and three-dimensional laminate are great choices for mudrooms and other high-traffic working spaces. Impact-resistant HPL is especially suitable for horizontal surfaces that are bound to take a beating, while 3DL provides a continuous, wraparound surface that eliminates seams where dirt accumulates. Home organization units must be durable and functional, optimizing available space, but they also must be attractive when located in bedrooms and other well-decorated areas of the house. This storage unit is made of TFL with doors and drawer fronts made of matching 3DL.

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RESIDENTIAL FURNITURE

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Most residential furniture being created today includes panel-based

goods. Beautifully designed pieces featuring the latest in high pressure laminate (HPL), thermally fused laminate (TFL), three-dimensional laminate (3DL), foils, veneers and more are commonly featured as room

centerpieces. Design and material capability are essential qualities that panel-based goods and decorative surfaces bring to functional furniture.

These materials provide cost-effective solutions yet offer intrinsically attractive characteristics to furniture made by companies ranging from big box manufacturers to high-end custom producers.

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➊ This intimate storage area mixes white acrylic highgloss doors with textured TFL on the drawer fronts for a varied and classy look. Simple, sleek and elegant hardware completes the look. High pressure laminate (HPL) is utilized generously in this children's bedroom, where doors and furniture benefit from the beauty and fidelity of textured laminates, whose durability and ease of cleaning offer functionality, as well. Built-ins are becoming more common in modern homes and bring their own function and style, especially when they combine classic white TFL shelving mixed with popular TFL textures that are all but indistinguishable from solid wood. Laminates are finding their way into new and unique applications in residential environments. High pressure laminate (HPL) is durable, beautiful and functional, and can be used in wet areas like this shower. Hardware choices can help define the style and feel of any residential space. In this case, the barn door and its hardware make a grand statement and add visual interest to the passageway between a main room and den. Doors made from MDF and laminated with HPL provide stability and durability.

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Retail environments are demanding. High traffic levels, changes in weather and humidity,

and constant impact take their toll on surface materials. Even high pressure laminate (HPL), the undisputed durability leader in horizontal

surfacing, can show the effects of continual

abuse. Many other materials have entered the market with performance characteristics

rivaling HPL. Specifiers, however, should remember that vertical surfacing seldom takes

as much abuse as horizontal surfacing. They should look to the wide range of matching programs—which include HPL, thermally fused laminate (TFL), three-dimensional laminate (3DL), foils and other paper laminates—as they value-engineer solutions.

In this shoe store, the walls are tiled in different finishes, with concrete-finished tiles on one side and fir veneer tiles in a randomly organized mix of horizontal and vertical grain on the other. The use of MDF for the tiles reinforces the store's branding, with nods to natural materials it holds important and sustainable man-made materials seen in its products. This is a perfect example of a varied mix of our industry’s materials. Digitally printed high pressure laminate on particleboard creates a dramatic back wall. The majority of the back wall is used to create slatwall fixturing. Three-inch powdercoated lightweight panel shelving gives the display dimension and stability. These architectural wall panels employ custom images and graphics infused into wood veneer panels. Available in Class A fire rated options, they are well-suited for retail markets.

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➌ ➍ ➍ The architectural system in this shop replicates wood slats and louvers but actually consists of aluminum coated with a non-pvc surface. The combination of these materials makes the product perfect for “green” building. Benefits include lighter weight, less cost, less waste, easier installation, as well as more consistent color and finish than real wood. The right materials play a key role in making airport shops attractive, alluring and functional. Durable decorative surfaces such as high pressure laminate often fit the bill. In upscale gift shops with carefully curated merchandise, the display surfaces are often as important as the products they present. Beautiful, durable, high gloss HPL rises to the occasion. For the custom millwork in these shops, the architect chose powder-coated steel in combination with laminates for the shelving and cabinet components. Laminates play critical roles because of their durability, ease of maintenance and attractiveness.

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OFFICE FURNITURE

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With a long history as users of composite panel products and decorative surfaces, office furniture manufacturers understand the characteristics of panel-processed goods

as well as any other specifier. Performance is critical. Quality engineering is a necessity. A product’s long service life is the ultimate goal. Specifying panel products with

the proper modulus of rupture (MOR) and modulus of

elasticity (MOE) is taken seriously. Surface materials must

also conform to exacting requirements. Value engineering is a way of life in the office furniture segment.

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➊ HPL is the perfect material for horizontal work surfaces. The same HPL pattern was used on the 3-inch edge of this conference table for continuity and a bold design statement. This hefty column is clad in durable, aesthetically pleasing HPL in this modern and stylish office setting. Office systems must look good but also be functional and durable. TFL in woodgrain is the right choice in this case.


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➍ With performance characteristics almost identical to HPL, TFL is often used in horizontal applications as in this elegant desking system. This office uses HPL for the horizontal surface of the table as well as for the back wall, providing a warm, attractive and welcoming space for workers and visitors. In this innovative work space, a specialty decorative laminate adorns the table and the wall, making it ideal for communication and display. The use of CNC machining technology and the ability to laminate in three dimensions make these remarkable PVC-laminated wall panels possible.

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The various sectors of the hospitality industry—including hotels, restaurants and entertainment venues—all face the same dilemma:

With each new day, the space must look as good as it did the day before. That’s not easy considering the relentless abuse these

commercial spaces take.

Vertical and horizontal surfaces that come in close daily contact with man and machine are particularly vulnerable. Laminates are

excellent choices for these environments and are often selected for their impact and scratch resistance. The realism of today’s laminates

makes them nearly indistinguishable from natural materials.

See pages 36-82 for more detailed product descriptions and performance characteristics.

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➌ ➍ ➊ Hospitality spaces benefit from the coordinated surfaces programs offered by today's laminate producers. HPL brings impact resistance and ease of cleaning to horizontal surfaces in busy restaurants. Warm and cozy spaces are imperative in high-end hotels. This dramatic back wall is produced from routed and flat MDF panels, surfaced in thermoformed PET. Pre-finished interior wall systems use digital printing to bring an infinite array of looks to public spaces such as restaurants. Customized images are printed on a variety of substrates including MDF and particleboard.

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Health care environments are ever-changing design

spaces. Warm and inviting common areas put

visitors at ease. Comfort is essential in therapeutic settings for patients, while functional and effective

work areas are also critical. Panel processing is

a great way to mass produce surfaces for many rooms while allowing for a level of customization. Materials that are well-suited for these spaces include three-dimensional laminate (3DL) and

surfaces that incorporate antimicrobial silver ion technology. Keeping everything clean is essential

for healing, while making the space beautiful is important for a satisfactory patient experience.

➊ HPL is the star in this reception area/waiting room, gracing both the vertical and horizontal surfaces, including side tables. ➋ The durability of HPL makes it a perfect choice for countertops and cabinets doors in this exam room. ➌ MDF is the perfect substrate for laminating a variety of materials—3-4mm engineered quartz in this case. ➍ Examination rooms are often small, but they must be clean, attractive, durable and functional. HPL and 3DL are excellent choices for surfaces because of their beauty and durability, and 3DL is especially effective because its seamless makeup prevents dirt and germs from finding a home. 22

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➎ This exam room shows the perfect combination of TFL as a vertical application and HPL

on the countertop. Combined, they provide high levels of attractiveness, durability and functionality. ➏ Often-busy stations need to be functional and durable yet look good. The combination of HPL and TFL fits the bill. ➐ Common areas in health care settings get heavy use, meaning durable HPL surfaces are great choices, while TFL and its attractive wood-grain look are appropriate for vertical applications. ➑ Reception areas and nurses stations must be attractive, inviting and comfortable while also providing the functionality and durability that TFL and HPL provide.

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EDUCATION

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Educational environments have become showcases for

panel-processed goods. Whether for desking, flooring,

cabinetry, work surfaces or other storage areas, panels and decorative surfaces are the perfect answer. Aesthetics are an important part of creating an environment that is

conducive to maximizing learning potential. Studies have shown that environment-based education enhances critical thinking skills central to “good science”—questioning, investigating, forming hypotheses, interpreting data,

analyzing, developing conclusions and solving problems. Durability is a key component in selecting materials to be used in these spaces. Vertical and horizontal surfaces need

certain characteristics to ensure longevity. High pressure laminate (HPL), thermally fused laminate (TFL), solid surface,

compact laminate, three-dimensional laminate (3DL) and others meet these needs while being aesthetically pleasing.

➋ ➊ Educational spaces demand a mix of durability and attractiveness, and high pressure laminate is among the materials that offers both. Libraries and media centers need lots of storage space, and bookcase shelving and end caps made of TFL look good and have the functionality and durability to do the job. Nesting tables, manufactured with MDF and HPL, offer extreme flexibility in classrooms and gathering spaces in schools, allowing individuals to quickly and easily gather into small groups and vice versa.

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storage and ease of access are critical attributes of cabinets in science areas, and they also must look good and withstand less-than-delicate treatment at the hands of young students. TFL is a good choice for vertical surfaces, while HPL is perfect for table and counter tops. Accent walls in this university library are aluminum slats and louvers covered in a hyperrealistic non-pvc surface. The materials used and highly-controlled manufacturing process make this product perfect for “green” building.

EDUCATION

➍ Locker rooms must be functional and appealing yet stand up to the wear and tear that come with the territory. Surfaces are typically made of TFL, HPL or compact laminate. ➎ Abundant

➍ ➎ ➏

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Increased Presence, Influence of Foreign Companies Could Lead to Wave of Change in North America

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igns of the evolution of panel-based products in North America are as clear as the new plants that have been built or bought by European heavyweights Kronospan, Egger and Swiss Krono and Chile-based Arauco in the past few years. These companies see broad opportunity in North America, especially in the United States. After all, the U.S. has traditionally lagged behind worldwide trendsetters in the acceptance of panel-processed products, and that suggests a wave of change could be coming as TFL and other decorative panels find their way into more American homes and businesses. As director of PĂśyry Management Consulting in Munich, Frank Goecke keeps a close watch on the wood products and surface materials industries worldwide. He has deep insight and expertise in woodbased panels, surfacing materials and associated industries along the decorative and structural value chain. He was a featured speaker at the Composite Panel Association’s spring meeting in Naples, Florida. Goecke believes the big new players in the U.S. market will drive monumental change and steer the industry to look more like the European model. As he noted in his CPA presentation, Kronospan, Arauco, Egger and Swiss Krono are four of the five biggest composite panel producers globally, with Kastamonu being the other. In Europe, Goecke said during a recent interview with Surface & Panel, composite panel processing is a core business of the companies that produce MDF and particleboard. Inherently, that leads the companies to be more willing to invest in vertical integration and be more patient for their returns. “The core business for them is composite panel production, and

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The U.S. has traditionally lagged behind worldwide trendsetters in the acceptance of panel-processed products, and that suggests a wave of change could be coming as TFL and other decorative panels find their way into more American homes and businesses.

they have realized that to really earn money, you have to basically increase value-added production resources,” Goecke said. “To really make a difference and increase your profitability, you have to increase production of particleboard toward TFL … and potentially toward furniture components.” In the U.S., composite panels typically have been a secondary business for forestry companies that produce lumber, plywood and OSB, and the companies focus their efforts on maximizing profits from those primary products. Composite panels have been regarded more as a means of dealing with the waste materials and byproducts generated by lumber production, Goecke said. “Composite panels were never the industry where they expected to make their money,” Goecke said. “The money was made at an earlier stage with high-value wood products. They never considered vertical integration or investing in value-added products with their composite panels because they had many other core products.” In contrast to most American companies, foreign manufacturers have been willing to invest in panel processing and be patient that the payoff will come four, five or more years down the road, he said. The new plants in North America reflect that commitment with a level of vertical integration that at some facilities includes in-house resin production, treaters and impregnation, and panel continuous presses. The result is greater versatility and efficiency, Goecke said. Resin, for example, is 50% water, so producing resin on-site represents a significant savings compared to transporting it from another facility. The cost savings from shifting to the more efficient continuous presses is between 10 and 15%, he noted.

TFL is the most obvious example of making raw board into a valueadded surfaced product, but it’s only the beginning, Goecke said. He believes one or more of the European companies, for example, will begin producing continuous press laminate (CPL), which is a premium surface that can compete with HPL. “Then, potentially, in a couple of years they might consider producing furniture components—for example, drawer fronts, worktops, countertops or other cabinet components,” Goecke said. Some companies also will invite component and furniture manufacturers to co-locate on the sites of their factories or nearby to create partners or “furniture clusters.” The coordination and savings on transportation will boost productivity to new levels, Goecke said. Ultimately, this approach could force many independent laminators and fabricators into difficult make-vs.-buy decisions. Should they continue to laminate themselves or buy pre-laminated products? “A lot of what North American cabinet manufacturing does in the U.S. is they have a labor force to do the lamination in house so they operate a laminating line or short-cycle press. And a lot of this machinery is quite old—we’re talking 10, 15, 20 years old,” Goecke said. To meet the new demands of customers in terms of design, haptics, texture and more, these companies will need to decide whether to invest $4 million, $5 million or more in new equipment or consider alternatives. Under the current business model, a board maker produces raw particleboard, which it then sends to a company that laminates it and possibly makes components from it, and then it goes to a furniture producer. That’s a lot of time and transportation. The new players with their value-added products will force companies to re-think that CONTINUED ON PAGE 28 � surface&panel

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process, Goecke said. “Before these companies invest in new equipment, Egger, Kronospan and the others will make them a very competitive proposal and say, ‘You know what? We are vertically integrated. We can produce all of this for you using state-of the art-technology. We can save you money on transportation and operational costs because we are much more efficient with our new state-ofthe-art production line than you are using your old equipment.’” The new approach also could allow the fabricators to reduce their work forces because they could shut down their old, potentially inefficient lamination lines and possibly cut back on component production, he added. Goecke stressed that most of these opportunities and changes will be limited to the eastern U.S. because that’s where the new plants are located. “The West is safe for the time being. There are transportation issues shipping to the West,” he said. Along with the added availability of TFL brought on by the new plants, Goecke believes other factors will lead to growth in the melamine market in the U.S. One is product substitution, which means TFL will be promoted and pushed to replace veneer, finish foils and low basis weight paper in furniture production because of its quality, versatility and cost-effectiveness. Additionally, the new companies will offer matching programs with CPL, TFL, edgebanding, foils and other products, all manufactured at one facility. “The company will say, ‘If you need TFL and the equivalent of HPL or CPL, you only have to speak with us because we can offer you this.’ That will drive change from my point of view.” Finally, Goecke stressed that the big furniture companies shouldn’t underestimate the impact that the tier 2 and tier 3 manufacturers will have on the growth in composite panel production in the U.S. in coming years. “A lot of tier 2 and even tier 3 players—with maybe 50 people, 100 people—are currently talking to the equipment manufacturers to invest in new production lines. And they are fascinated by the automation that these new manufacturing lines provide them. And they will invest in the new technology because they want to grow their business.” Goecke said he’s already seen a few of the smaller players in North America grow tremendously after making investments in cabinet manufacturing using particleboard rather than plywood or solid wood. “These tier 2 and tier 3 companies will grow much, much faster than the tier 1 players in this field, and within the next two, three or years, all of a sudden, the tier 1 manufacturers will see competitors that five years ago were unknown to them. “Because they are so fully automated, so cost-effective— basically what the European furniture industry looks like—they will drive the changes in North America,” Goecke said of the smaller companies. “They will apply much more pressure in a couple of years than the players currently dominating the industry.” The higher-quality particleboard being produced at the new plants will be critical to the emerging companies’ success. The CONTINUED ON PAGE 30 �


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new board coming out of continuous presses is more homogeneous, uses less resin and is much better for applying surfaces, Goecke noted. In furniture and cabinet production, automation also will enhance efficiency by allowing many of these companies to reduce their work forces by up to 80%, he said. Ultimately, though, much of the growth in the use of TFL and other decorative panels in the U.S. will come down to decisions by consumers, Goecke said. Economic trends tied to the housing market portend continued expansion, with the European model increasing its influence here. Goecke said the reduction in housing inventory and the tightening of credit have made it harder for young families in the U.S. to come up with the $30,000 or $40,000 needed for a plywood or solid woodbased kitchen. “Maybe you only have $10,000, and for $10,000 you are capable of buying a kitchen that is based on particleboard and paper.” In particular, Goecke expects TFL to be the biggest benefactor of the increased use of composite panels in the U.S. In a chart he presented to CPA members in the spring, he showed that only 30% of the surfaces sold in the U.S. in 2018 were TFL. That compares to 71% in Germany and 72% in China. “New composite panel investments in the USA will drive TFL,” Goecke predicted, adding that the key question is whether it will happen in the short term or rather mid- to long term. Time will tell. s&p

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To Catch a Thief WATERMARKS HELP DÉCOR COMPANIES THWART DESIGN PIRACY

The famous Canadian philosopher

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Marshall McLuhan once said:

“Art is etting away with replicating someone else’s art—for profit—is not a nice way to make a living. But it happens in today’s global surface design industry. Décor design is art, and it takes a great deal of time, energy and research to come up with a relative masterpiece. A winner that takes the market by storm. A design that all others wish they had created. A design that proliferates in a wide range of surface materials, such as high pressure laminate (HPL), thermally fused laminate (TFL), foils and 2D and 3D films. Hundreds of thousands of dollars may have been invested from concept through final product, including the extra effort and expense needed to create that one combination of color and design that absolutely sizzles. Imagine creating such a design and then waking up to find you’ve been knocked off so perfectly that the market thinks the thief was the creator. With scanning

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anything you can get away with.”

technology so precise and accurate, replicating art is easy. And we’re talking about the same scanning technology used to digitally preserve the Mona Lisa. The thief’s business model works. Let everyone else spend the money to create the art, and when the winner is declared, scan it, replicate it, steal it and sell it for a fraction of the cost. After all, the thief has no R&D costs, and his speed to market can be breathtaking. Why not? Art is anything you can get away with, right? Not anymore. The thief has met his match in the form of an invisible witness to his egregious crimes. The technology now exists to create a digital watermark on décor designs, unseen to the naked eye but clearly visible with the right software. CONTINUED ON PAGE 34 �


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The global designers and producers of printed décor are working to firm up and finalize procedures and ramifications associated with watermarks and the thieves they catch. Unethical copying or piracy is prevalent in TFL, HPL, 3DL and especially finish foils in North America. When it comes to finish foil, the biggest issues are with furniture imported from Asia with copied designs on them. Many of these furniture pieces belong to American manufacturers. Digital watermarks are similar to QR codes and are embedded in the décor. Watermarks can be scanned from a free app on mobile devices. Data is read from a server and then transmitted and displayed within the app or on a corresponding website. Original designs with watermarks are protected by copyright laws. AND WHAT’S THE RECOURSE IF A VIOLATOR IS FOUND?

Décor industry leaders are in the process of creating the legal means and the basis for successfully tracking down counterfeiters and holding them liable. Currently, companies whose designs have been targeted can sue the entire chain of production of the copied decors, starting with blocking the import of the furniture being purchased overseas with copied designs. In many cases, manufacturers, both foreign and domestic, are unaware that they may be selecting a pirated and copywritten design. And it stands to reason that the surface decor pirate is not going to volunteer the information. Initially, only the original creator or producer of the décor will be informed that a décor has been copied. Ultimately, though, the information can be conveyed to end-product manufacturers to help them ensure they are selecting original designs. Surface & Panel will continue to follow the issue of décor watermarks and will report any significant developments in upcoming editions. s&p

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HOW IT ’ S MADE MDF is a composite panel product consisting of cellulosic fibers combined with a synthetic resin or other suitable bonding system, joined together under heat and pressure. Additives may be introduced during manufacturing to impart additional characteristics.

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edium density fiberboard (MDF) is widely used in the manufacture of furniture, kitchen cabinets, door parts, mouldings, millwork and laminate flooring. MDF panels are manufactured with a variety of physical properties and dimensions, providing the opportunity to design the end product with the specific MDF needed.

The surface of MDF is flat, smooth, uniform, dense, and free of knots and grain patterns. The homogeneous density profile of MDF allows intricate and precise machining and finishing techniques for superior finished products. Trim waste is significantly reduced when

using MDF compared to other substrates. Stability and strength are important assets of MDF, which can be machined into complex patterns that require precise tolerances. PRODUCT STANDARDS, CERTIFICATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIFICATIONS

The ANSI A208.2 Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) for Interior Applications is the North American industry voluntary standard. It classifies MDF by physical and mechanical properties and identifies product grades for MDF and thin MDF. Specifications identified in the Standard include physical properties, dimensional tolerances, mechanical properties and formaldehyde emission limits. ANSI A208.2 was developed through the sponsorship of the Composite Panel Association (CPA), in conjunction with producers, users and general interest groups. A summary of the MDF Property Requirements are included in this Guide, and copies of ANSI A208.2 are available from CPA. M DF CONTINUED ON PAGE 38 �

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Table 1 Physical and Mechanical Property Requirements for MDF When Determined in with ASTM D 1037-06a Part A ANSI A208.2-2016 MDF for Table 1: PHYSICAL AND Accordance MECHANICAL PROPERTY REQUIREMENTS FOR Interior Applications

MDF WHEN DETERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ASTM D1037-12 PART A Grades

Physical and Mechanical Properties Maximum Thickness Swell (TS) Screw-holding Modulus of Rupture (MOR)

Modulus of Elasticity (MOE)

Internal Bond (IB)

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(psi)

N/mm2

(psi)

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Edge

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N

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percent

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703

158

601

135

1.65 (0.065)

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2160

313000

0.54

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988

222

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177

1.65 (0.065)

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155

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0.81

117

1201

270

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225

1.65 (0.065)

11%

TOLERANCE LIMITS FOR DIMENSIONS AND FORMALDEHYDE EMISSIONS

Property Requirements Common to all MDF115,130,155 and 170 Properties + 2.0 mm (+ 0.080 inch) PropertiesPanel Length or Width > 0.61 m (2 feet) Tolerance Limits Panel Average from Specified Thickness + 0.125 mm (+ 0.005 inch) Panel Length or Width > 0.61 m (2 feet) + 2.0 mm (0.080 inch) Variance from Panel Average Panel Average from Specified Thickness + 0.125Thickness mm (0.005 inch) + 0.125 mm (+ 0.005 inch) Linear Expansion (LE) +Density percent A208.2-2009 Medium (MDF) For Variance from Panel AverageANSI Thickness 0.125 mmFiberboard (0.005 inch) < .33

Interior Applications

Linear Expansion (LE)

Formaldehyde Emissions < 0.33 percent

< 0.11 ppm (> 8mm thick)

Formaldehyde Emissions

< 0.13 ppm (< 8mm thick)

See below

Table 2

Formaldehyde Emissions ≤ 0.21 or ≤ .011 for MDF with a minimum thickness greater than 8mm. Formaldehyde EmisPhysical and Mechanical Property Requirements for MDF (< 9.5 mm (0.375 inch) Thick) sions ≤ 0.21 ppm or ≤ 0.13 ppm for MDF with a maximum thickness ≤ 8mm

When Determined in Accordance with ASTM D 1037-06a

1,2 Table 2: PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Part BAND TestMECHANICAL Methods forPROPERTY Hardboard

FOR MDF WHEN DETERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ASTM D1037-12 PART B (≤ 9.5 mm Thick) 1) Grades shall also meet the requirements listed in Section 3 of this Standard. Grades

Physical and Mechanical Properties

2) Refer to Section 4, Identification, for grade, formaldehyde emission, moisture resistance and product identification. Internal Maximum Modulus

Bond

Thickness

3) Physical and mechanical property values represent a minimum or maximum 5 (lower) of Rupture (MOR) (IB)value representingSwell (TS) or 95 (upper) percentile expressions, respectively. (psi)

N/mm2

N/mm2

(psi)

mm

(inch)

4) Panels of thickness less than 9.5 mm (3/8 inch) shall not be tested for face screw-holding. Panels of thickness less 210 2741 0.32 46 2.2 (0.087) than 16 mm (5/8 inch) shall not be tested for 18.9 edge screw-holding. 220

28.9

4192

0.54

78

2.2

(0.087)

230

28.9

4192

0.90

131

2.2

(0.087)

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6) Linear expansion shall be measured between 50% and 80% RH in accordance to ASTM D 1037-06a.

Property Requirements Common to all MDF Properties

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Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) are the widely accepted standardized specification format for communicating the environmental footprint and performance of a product. EPDs are the definitive source of environmental technical data that is scientifically based on life cycle analysis and can be used to directly compare alternative product materials. The existing industry-wide EPD for North American MDF was recently updated and is now available. See “Selecting Composite Wood Panels” on pages 8-9 of this Guide for additional information.

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Tolerance Limits + 2.0 mm (0.080 inch)

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+ 0.125 mm (0.005 inch)

Variance from Panel Average Thickness3,5

+ 0.125 mm (0.005 inch)

Linear Expansion (LE)3,6

< 0.33 percent

Formaldehyde Emissions

See below

Formaldehyde Emissions ≤ 0.21 or ≤ .011 for MDF with a minimum thickness greater than 8mm. Formaldehyde Emissions ≤ 0.21 ppm or ≤ 0.13 ppm for MDF with a maximum thickness ≤ 8mm

1) Grades shall also meet the requirements listed in Section 3 of this Standard. 2) Refer to Section 4, Identification, for grade, formaldehyde emission, moisture resistance and product identification. 3) Physical and mechanical property values represent a minimum or maximum value representing 5 (lower) or 95 (upper) percentile expressions, respectively. 4) MOR and IB shall be tested in accordance with Part B of ASTM D 1037-06a. 5) Thickness tolerance values only apply to sanded panels. 6) Linear expansion shall be measured between 50% and 80% RH in accordance to ASTM D 1037-06a.

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All manufacturers of MDF sold in the U.S. must meet the third-party certification and formaldehyde emissions testing requirements under the EPA TSCA Title VI and California Air Resources Board Airborne Toxic Control Measure (CARB ATCM 93120) regulations. In compliance with TSCA Title VI, ANSI A208.2 has a tiered system of emission levels allowing a maximum of 0.11 ppm for MDF panels thicker than 8 mm, and 0.13 ppm maximum limit for thin MDF (< 8 mm). To meet the needs of the market, many MDF manufacturers offer ultra-low emitting formaldehyde (ULEF) and no added formaldehyde (NAF) products. Those companies currently producing ULEF and NAF products are identified in the product listings in this Guide.

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In addition, CPA's Eco-Certified Composite (ECC) Grademark Certification Program requires that certified participants meet the stringent emission limits in the EPA TSCA Title VI and CARB ATCM 93120 regulations. Finally, various overlays and surface treatments have been shown to significantly reduce product emissions. For additional information about emissions, see the CPA Technical Bulletin “VOC Emission Barrier Effects.” MDF is the perfect solid wood substitute. The stability, strength and homogeneity of MDF allow for an increasing number of applications. Its low surface variance makes it extremely smooth and the perfect substrate for high-gloss finishes popular in Please modern homes. n

see pages 10-25 for examples and advice on the use of MDF in specific environments.

➊ LARGE SCALE DESIGNS ARE ROUTED INTO MDF PANELS AND THEN MEMBRANE-PRESSED WITH 3D LAMINATE FILMS IN THIS ARTISTIC INSTALLATION. THE LOW SURFACE VARIANCE OF MDF MAKES IT EXTREMELY SMOOTH AND THE PERFECT SUBSTRATE FOR BOTH HIGH-GLOSS AND SUPERMATTE FINISHES POPULAR IN MODERN HOMES. MDF IS OFTEN SPECIFIED IN RETAIL SHELVING,

Please see pages 84-85 for information about the companies that produce medium density fiberboard.

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Particleboard Leading Applications

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Countertops Kitchen Cabinets Manufactured Home Decking Office & Residential Furniture Floor Underlayment Store Fixtures Stair Treads Shelving Door Core

HOW IT ’ S MADE Particleboard is a composite panel product consisting of cellulosic particles of various sizes that are bonded together with a synthetic resin or binder under heat and pressure. Particle geometry, resin levels, board density and manufacturing processes may be modified to produce products suitable for specific end uses. At the time of manufacture, additives can be incorporated to impart specific performance enhancements including greater dimensional stability, increased fire retardancy and moisture resistance.

➊ PARTICLEBOARD IS CONSISTENT, DURABLE AND PRODUCED TO PRECISE THICKNESSES IN A VARIETY OF PANEL SIZES. PARTICLEBOARD IS USED EXTENSIVELY IN RESIDENTIAL KITCHENS , PLAYING A ROLE IN COUNTERTOPS, CABINETS, SHELVING AND FLOOR UNDERLAYMENT. IT IS THE SUBSTRATE OF CHOICE FOR MANY SURFACE TREATMENTS, SUCH AS THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATE .

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oday’s particleboard gives industrial users the consistent quality and design flexibility needed for fast, efficient production lines and quality consumer products. Particleboard panels are manufactured in a variety of dimensions with a wide range of physical properties, providing maximum design flexibility for specifiers and end users.

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Table A: REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADES OF PARTICLEBOARD Grade

Dimensional Tolerances

Physical and Mechanical Properties

Thickness Tolerance

Length & Width mm (inch)

Screw-holding

Panel Average Thickness from Specified mm (inch)

Variance from Panel Average Thickness mm (inch)

Modulus of Rupture 2 N/mm (psi)

Modulus of Elasticity 2 N/mm (psi)

Internal Bond 2 N/mm (psi)

Face N (pounds)

Edge N (pounds)

Linear Expansion max. avg. percent

±0.100 (±0.004) ±0.100 (±0.004) ±0.100 (±0.004)

14.9 (2161)

2160 (313300)

0.81 (117)

1600 (360)

1200 (270)

NS

18.5 (2683)

2160 (313300)

0.81 (117)

1700 (382)

1400 (315)

NS

21.1 (3060)

2475 (359000)

0.90 (131)

1800 (405)

1400 (315)

NS

±0.100 (±0.004) ±0.100 (±0.004) ±0.100 (±0.004) ±0.100 (±0.004) ±0.100 (±0.004)

7.6 (1102)

1380 (200200)

0.31

(45)

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NS

NS

10.0 (1450)

1550 (224800)

0.36

(52)

NS

NS

0.40

11.0 (1595)

1700 (246600)

0.36

(52)

800 (180)

700 (157)

0.40

13.0 (1885)

2000 (290100)

0.40

(58)

900 (202)

800 (180)

0.40

15.0 (2176)

2500 (362600)

0.50

(73)

1000 (225)

900 (202)

0.40

H-1

±2.0 (±0.080)

±0.200 (±0.008)

H-2

±2.0 (±0.080)

±0.200 (±0.008)

H-3

±2.0 (±0.080)

±0.200 (±0.008)

M-0

±2.0 (±0.080)

±0.200 (±0.008)

M-1

±2.0 (±0.080)

±0.200 (±0.008)

M-S

±2.0 (±0.080)

±0.200 (±0.008)

M-2

±2.0 (±0.080)

±0.200 (±0.008)

M-3i

±2.0 (±0.080)

±0.200 (±0.008)

LD-1

±2.0 (±0.080)

+0.125 (+0.005)

LD-2 Grade

-0.375 (-0.015) ±2.0 (±0.080) +0.125 (+0.005) Dimensional Tolerances

ANSI A208.1-2016 Particleboard ANSI A208.1-2016 Particleboard

±0.125

2.8

(406)

Table B 500 (72500)

0.10

(15)

360

(81)

NS

0.40

±0.125 (±0.005)

2.8

(406)

500 (72500)

0.14

(20)

520 (117)

NS

0.40

ANSI A208.1-2016 Particleboard (±0.005) Requirements of Particleboard Flooring Products and Building Code Grades

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Physical and Mechanical Properties Table B -0.375 (-0.015) Requirements of Particleboard Flooring Products and Building Code Grades Table B Thickness Tolerance Requirements and Building Code Grades Dimensional Tolerances of Particleboard Flooring Products Physical and Mechanical Properties

Table B: REQUIREMENTS OF PARTICLEBOARD FLOORING PRODUCTS AND BUILDING CODE GRADES Length & Width Panel Average Variance from Modulus of Modulus of Grade PBU

D-2 PBU D-3 PBU

Tolerance Dimensional from Specified TolerancesPanel Average mm (inch) mm (inch) mm (inch) Thickness Tolerance

+0 (+0) Length & Width Tolerance -4.0 (-0.160) mm (inch) Length & Width ±2.0 (±0.080) Tolerance +0 (+0) mm (inch) ±2.0 (±0.080) -4.0 (-0.160) +0 (+0)

D-2

±2.0 (±0.080) -4.0 (-0.160)

D-3 D-2

±2.0 (±0.080) ±2.0 (±0.080)

D-3

±2.0 (±0.080)

±0.375 ±0.250 Panel Average Variance from Thickness Tolerance (±0.015) (±0.010) from Specified Panel Average mm (inch) mm (inch) Panel Average Variance from ±0.250 from±0.375 Specified Panel Average ±0.375 ±0.250 (±0.015) (±0.010) mm (inch) mm (inch) (±0.015) (±0.010) ±0.375 ±0.250 (±0.015) (±0.010) ±0.375 ±0.250 (±0.015) (±0.010) ±0.375 ±0.250

Length & Width mm (inch) M-3

M-3

Length ±2.0 (±0.080) & Width Length mm (inch) & Width ±2.0 (±0.080) mm (inch)

(±0.015) (±0.010) ±0.375 ±0.250 ±0.375 ±0.250 (±0.015) (±0.010) (±0.015) (±0.010) ±0.375 Thickness ±0.250 Tolerance (±0.015) (±0.010)

Rupture 2 N/mm (psi)

Elasticity 2 N/mm (psi)

11.0 (1595) Modulus of Rupture 2 N/mm (psi) Modulus of 16.5 (2393) Rupture 11.0 (1595) 2 N/mm (psi) 19.5 (2828) 11.0 (1595)

1725 (250200) Modulus of Elasticity 2 N/mm (psi) Modulus of 2750 (398900) Elasticity 1725 (250200) 2 N/mm (psi) 3100 (449600) 1725 (250200)

16.5 (2393)

Concentrated Internal Bond Loading Physical Hardness and Mechanical Properties 2 N/mm (psi) N (pounds) N (pounds) 7

Thickness Swell max. avg. mm (inch) percent

Linear Expansion max. avg. percent

1.6 (0.063) NS Thickness Swell max. avg. mm (inch) percent Thickness Swell NS max. avg.8 1.6 (0.063) NS mm (inch) percent NS 8 1.6 (0.063) NS

Linear 0.35 Expansion max. avg. Linear percent Expansion 0.30 max. avg. 0.35 percent 0.30 0.35

0.40 (58)

2225 (500)

Internal Bond 2 N/mm (psi)

Hardness N (pounds)

0.55 (80) Internal Bond 0.40 2 (58) N/mm (psi) 0.55 (80) 0.40 (58)

2225 (500) Hardness 2225 (500) N (pounds) 2225 (500) 2225 (500)

NS Concentrated Loading N (pounds) Concentrated 2670 (600) Loading 7 NS N (pounds) 2670 (600) 7 NS

2750 (398900)

0.55 (80)

2225 (500)

2670 (600)

NS

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19.5 (2828) 16.5 (2393)

3100 (449600) 2750 (398900)

0.55 (80) 0.55 (80)

2225 (500) 2225 (500)

2670 (600) 2670 (600)

NS NS

8 8

0.30 0.30

19.5 (2828)

3100 (449600)

0.55 (80)

2225 (500)

2670 (600)

NS Screw-holding

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Panel Average Variance from from Specified Panel Average mm (inch) mm (inch) Thickness Tolerance

Modulus of Rupture 2 N/mm (psi)

Modulus of Elasticity 2 N/mm (psi)

Internal Bond 2 N/mm (psi)

±0.200 (±0.008) ±0.100 Panel Average Variance from (±0.004) Thickness Tolerance from Specified Panel Average mm (inch) mm (inch) Panel Average Variance from from Specified Panel Average ±0.200 (±0.008) ±0.100 mm (inch) mm (inch) (±0.004)

16.5 (2393) Modulus of Rupture 2 N/mm (psi) Modulus of Rupture 16.5 (2393) 2 N/mm (psi)

2750 (398900) Modulus of Elasticity 2 N/mm (psi) Modulus of Elasticity 2750 (398900) 2 N/mm (psi)

0.55 (80) Internal Bond 2 N/mm (psi) Internal Bond 0.55 2 (80) N/mm (psi)

2225 (500)

0.55

WHICH IS IMPORTANT IN MODERN 2225CHARACTERISTICS, (500) 1100 (247) 1000 (225) 0.35

Third-party certification to ANSI 208.1 is required for many16.5 applications of (398900) M-3 ±2.0 (±0.080) ±0.200 (±0.008) ±0.100 (2393) 2750 (±0.004) composite panels. For example, many building code jurisdictions require the physical properties of particleboard underlayment and stair treads to be third-party certified. All manufacturers of particleboard sold in the U.S. must meet the third-party certification and formaldehyde emissions testing requirements under EPA's TSCA Title VI and CARB ATCM 93120.

(80)

Hardness N (pounds)

Hardness N (pounds) Hardness 2225 (500) N (pounds)

Face Edge N (pounds) N (pounds) Screw-holding

Linear 0.35 Expansion max. avg. Linear percent Expansion Face Edge max. avg. 1100 (247) 1000 (225) 0.35 N (pounds) N (pounds) percent PARTICLEBOARD HAS EXCELLENT MACHINING 1100 (247) 1000 (225) Screw-holding Face Edge N (pounds) N (pounds)

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Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) are the widely accepted standardized specification format for communicating the environmental footprint and performance of a product. EPDs are the definitive source of environmental technical data that is scientifically based on life cycle analysis and can be used to directly compare alternative product materials. The existing industry-wide EPD for North American particleboard was recently updated and is now available. See “Selecting Composite Wood Panels” on pages 8-9 of this Guide for additional information. PARTICLEBOARD CONTINUED ON PAGE 42 � surface&panel

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FORMALDEHYDE EMISSION LIMITS

In compliance with EPA TSCA Title VI and CARB ATCM 93120, ANSI A208.1 allows for a maximum of 0.09 ppm emission level for particleboard. To meet the needs of the market, many particleboard manufacturers offer ultra-low emitting formaldehyde (ULEF) and no-added formaldehyde (NAF) products. Those companies currently producing ULEF and NAF products are identified in the product listings in this Guide. In addition, CPA's Eco-Certified Composite (ECC) Grademark Certification Program requires that certified participants meet the stringent emission limits in the EPA TSCA Title VI and CARB ATCM 93120 regulations. Finally, various overlays and surface treatments have been shown to significantly reduce product emissions. For additional information about emissions, see the CPA Technical Bulletin “VOC Emission Barrier Effects.” n

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➋ Please see pages 86-87 for information about the companies that produce particleboard.

Please see pages 10-25 for examples and advice on the use of particleboard in specific environments.

ADVANCES IN PAPER, DÉCOR PRINTING AND RESIN TECHNOLOGY ALLOW FOR THE PRODUCTION OF TEXTURED THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATES ON PARTICLEBOARD ADDING HIGH FIDELITY DESIGN TO A STANDARD PARTICLEBOARD PANEL. PARTICLEBOARD IS MADE IN A WIDE RANGE OF PROPERTIES TO SUIT JUST ABOUT ANY PURPOSE. PARTICLEBOARD PLAYS A KEY ROLE IN CABINET MANUFACTURING PLANTS .


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Hardboard Leading Applications Prefinished Paneling Office & Residential Furniture Door Skins Perforated Board Underlayment

HOW IT ’ S MADE Hardboard is a composite panel manufactured primarily from inter-felted, ligno-cellulosic fibers consolidated under heat and pressure. Other materials may be added during the manufacturing process to improve certain properties, such as resistance to abrasion and moisture, and to increase strength and durability.

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➌ ➍ ardboard is used in a variety of applications including furniture components, moulded door skins, paneling, underlayment and perforated boards.

Hardboard has a uniform thickness, density, appearance and has no grain. It resists marring, scuffing and abrasion, as well as changes in temperature and humidity. Hardboard can be cut, routed, shaped and drilled with standard woodworking tools. In addition, it can be securely glued or fastened with screws, staples or nails. Hardboard panels can be laminated with paper overlays, plastic laminates and veneers.

Please see page 88 for information about the companies that produce hardboard.

PRODUCT STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION

The ANSI A135.4 Basic Hardboard is the North American industry standard. It classifies hardboard by thickness and physical properties, and includes five classes: Tempered, Standard, Service-Tempered, Service and Industrialite. ANSI A135.5 for Prefinished Basic Paneling establishes the property requirements for dimensional tolerances and moisture content, along with resistance to abrasion, fading, heat, humidity, scrape, steam and stain. Requirements for washability, gloss, workmanship and flame spread are also specified. ANSI A135.4 and A135.5 were developed through the sponsorship of the Composite Panel Association (CPA) in conjunction with producers, users and general interest groups. Copies of ANSI A135.4 and A135.5 are available from CPA. n 44

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ITS LIGHT WEIGHT, THIN PROFILE AND STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY MAKE HARDBOARD THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR OFFICE AND RESIDENTIAL FURNITURE AND BACKING MATERIAL IN INTERIOR WALL PANELING . THE TEAM AT THE ANDES HOUSE ARCHITECTURAL AND DESIGN FIRM CREATED "ENSAMBLE" TO SHOWCASE THE MATERIAL'S FLEXIBILITY, LIGHTNESS, AND LOW COST . PERFORATED HARDBOARD HAS LONG BEEN A STAPLE IN HOME ORGANIZATION AND STORAGE .

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Please see pages 10-25 for examples and advice on the use of hardboard in specific environments.


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Engineered Wood Siding and Trim HOW IT ’ S MADE EWST are manufactured primarily from inter-felted lignocellulosic fibers that are consolidated under heat and pressure. These advanced composites can be engineered with enhanced resistance to moisture, dimensional stability and protection against fungal decay and termites.

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• Exterior Trim • Interior Trim • Siding

ngineered wood siding and trim (EWST) is a category of composite panels designed and manufactured to perform in interior and exterior exposure applications with the appearance of traditional wood.

The engineered properties translate into long-lasting durability allowing for decades of service life while maintaining their attractive appearance. Today’s engineered wood siding and trim products are highly versatile, coming in many forms including sophisticated woodgrains and embossed surfaces. The ANSI A135.6 for Engineered Wood Siding defines quality and dimensional attributes for siding products. The standard covers the requirements and methods of testing for exterior durability, dimensions, straightness, squareness, physical properties and surface characteristics. It also includes trade terms and methods of identifying engineered wood siding. ANSI A135.7 Engineered Wood Trim covers the requirements and methods of testing for exterior durability, as well as physical and mechanical properties for trim products. Third-party certification to the ANSI A135.6 or ANSI A135.7 is required for many applications of siding and trim products. Many building code jurisdictions require the physical properties of engineered wood siding and trim to be third-party certified. The Composite Panel Association’s (CPA’s) Engineered Wood Siding and Trim Grademark Certification Program is recognized and approved by building code officials to evaluate siding and trim products for code compliance. These consensus-based Please see page 88 standards are sponsored by CPA. Copies of ANSI A135.6 and for information about A135.7 are available from CPA. Engineered wood siding and trim the companies that produce engineered products may be eligible for LEED credits. n wood siding and trim.

TODAY’S SIDING AND TRIM PRODUCTS ARE OFFERED IN A WIDE RANGE OF TEXTURES, WIDTHS AND PROFILES THAT CAN CREATE ENDLESS STYLES AND THEMES.

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High Pressure Laminate Leading Applications

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Tabletops Countertops Furniture Cabinetry Casegoods Flooring

HOW IT ’ S MADE HPL is produced by saturating multiple layers of kraft paper with phenolic resin. A layer of printed décor paper is placed on top of the kraft paper before pressing. The resulting sandwich is fused together under heat and pressure (more than 1,000 PSI). Because phenolic and melamine resins are thermoset plastics, the curing process transforms the resin into plastic by a cross linking process that converts the paper sheets into a single, rigid laminated sheet. Thermo-setting creates strong, irreversible bonds that contribute to HPL’s durability.

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igh pressure laminate or HPL is the direct descendent of the original plastic laminate. It is considered to be one of the most durable decorative surface materials and is available with special performance properties including chemical, fire and wear resistance. Special grades of HPL can be postformed around curved edges by application of heat and restraint. HPL is laminated to a panel utilizing a variety of adhesives. Particleboard or MDF are the preferred substrate because they provide a stable, durable, consistent and economical foundation. Due to its durability, HPL is a common choice for horizontal surfaces including flooring, countertops and desktops. It also performs well in horizontal and vertical applications for high traffic settings such as hospitality, office furniture, health care, retail casework, commercial interiors and educational facilities.

Please see pages 12-26 for examples and advice on the use of HPL in specific environments.

A relatively new development in HPL technology is Double Belt Press (DBP) for the production of Continuous Pressed Laminate (CPL). CPL is decorative paper impregnated with resins and fused under heat and high pressure with resin-impregnated backer(s). Laminate properties are similar to standard HPL and typical thickness range is .4 mm to 1mm. CPL is available in desired sheet lengths or continuous rolls. Flexible CPL is decorative paper impregnated with flexible thermosetting resins and fused under heat and high pressure with resin-impregnated backer(s). This engineered CPL offers a unique range of formable decorative laminates suitable for profile wrapping and edgebanding applications. Common thickness range is .2 mm through .4 mm. Surface properties are similar to vertical grade HPL and are used significantly to complement HPL and TFL laminates.

HIGH PRESSURE LAMINATE IS CONSIDERED ONE OF THE MOST DURABLE DECORATIVE SURFACE MATERIALS. IT PERFORMS WELL IN BOTH HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL APPLICATIONS. HPL IS OFTEN UTILIZED FOR COUNTERTOPS AND CONFERENCE TABLES IN CORPORATE INTERIORS . SPECIAL CUSTOM LAMINATES CAN BE PRODUCED TO MATCH THE THEME OR DECOR OF ANY ENVIRONMENT, IN THIS EXAMPLE AS A WALL MURAL IN A CONTEMPORARY HOME . HPL CAN BE USED ALONG WITH TFL THANKS TO NEW MATCHING PROGRAMS THAT OFFER PERFECTLY MATCHED TEXTURES ACROSS PRODUCTS—HPL, TFL AND EDGEBAND.

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THE NATURE OF HPL ALLOWS IT TO BE POSTFORMED. THE TECHNOLOGY HAS EVOLVED TO INCLUDE A VARIETY OF PREMIUM EDGE TREATMENTS WITH OGEES AND MULTIPLE RADIUSES THAT MIMIC MORE EXPENSIVE STONE INSTALLATIONS.

There are many types or grades of high pressure laminates engineered for specific performance requirements: GENERAL PURPOSE: Most widely used HPL. Suitable for horizontal and vertical surface applications. Typical thickness range from 0.028" to 0.048" (0.71 to 1.22 mm). POSTFORMING: Can be formed around curved edges by application of heat and restraint. Maximum thickness is approximately 0.038" (0.97 mm) and can normally be formed to radii as small as 3/8" (9.5 mm).

HPL produced without a decorative face. Available as standard (most common; slightly thinner than decorative HPL) or regrind (reclaimed HPL with decorative sheet sanded off). BACKER:

SPECIAL PRODUCTS: Special purpose high pressure laminates include cabinet liners, high-wear, fire-rated, electrostatic dissipative and chemical resistant laminates.

In addition to aesthetic attributes, the lamination of particleboard or MDF with HPL can improve the physical performance of the substrate. For example, a shelf of 3/4" industrial (M-2) particleboard that is 24" long will carry 45 lbs per square foot (psf) of uniform loading with 0.133" Please deflection. The same shelf see pages 89-94 can carry 85 lbs psf before for information about the companies that reaching the same deflection produce HPL. if overlaid with HPL. n

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Thermally Fused Laminate Leading Applications

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Laminate Flooring Home Office Furniture Store Fixtures Cabinetry • Countertops • Shelving

HOW IT ’ S MADE Thermally fused laminate or TFL is made by fusing a resin-impregnated sheet of décor paper directly to a substrate. There is no kraft paper used in TFL, and the resulting panel is ready for finishing. The décor paper generally weighs between 60 and 130 g/m2 and is the same as the paper used in the production of HPL, making for easy matching across materials. Heat and pressure activate the resin in the saturated TFL sheet, creating a cross-linked bond with the substrate. This effectively seals the substrate. Particleboard and MDF are ideal substrates for TFL because they are consistent, uniform in strength and free of defects.

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hermally fused laminate (TFL) decorative panels can be manufactured with enhanced visual and performance characteristics. Surface textures are created with steel press plates that emboss the decorative overlay to heighten the realism of wood grain, stone or abstract designs. Steel press plates can also be used to create or control the gloss level of the surface.

TFL decorative panels have excellent scratch and wear resistance. They are widely used in laminate flooring, office furniture, closet system components, store fixtures and cabinets. It is also an appropriate spec in health care, hospitality, commercial and retail settings. TFL decorative panels typically require a decorative edge treatment and can be specified with or without edge, and with single or opposite-side face treatments. Due to the performance, design flexibility and cost advantages, TFL offers an excellent option for designers and specifiers. TFL CONTINUED ON PAGE 50 �

THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATE PROVIDES EXCELLENT HARDNESS AND SCRATCH RESISTANCE SUFFICIENTLY DURABLE FOR CABINETS, COUNTERTOPS AND SHELVING IN MODERN BATHROOMS . TFL DECORATIVE PANELS ARE A STRIKING FEATURE ON THE WALLS IN THIS MODERN HOME . PRESS PLATES ARE DESIGNED TO CREATE REALISTIC PATTERNS AND TEXTURES FOR LAMINATED PRODUCTS .

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SYNCHRONIZED TEX TURES WHAT IS IT, WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO ME?

Synchronized textures and finishes are defined as aligning pattern and texture in an effort to replicate a product as it exists in nature. Thermally fused laminate (TFL) producers work in harmony with décor print suppliers and press-plate designers to ensure the pattern (often woodgrain) and texture are perfectly aligned in each and every press cycle. The result is a laminated product with wood grain and texture perfectly matched and indistinguishable from real wood veneer. Synchronized textures are available as a two-sided product, providing a great deal of flexibility to designers and fabricators.


TFL has come a very long way in the last three years. With the advent of textures and matte finishes, any reference to plastic is long gone. Consumers love the look of today’s TFL and appreciate its performance.

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THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATE PROVIDES EXCELLENT HARDNESS AND SCRATCH RESISTANCE SUFFICIENTLY DURABLE FOR OFFICE FURNITURE.

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The two most common thermoset resin systems used in TFL decorative panels:

Please see pages 10-25 for examples and advice on the use of TFL in specific environments.

MELAMINE: The resin is introduced into the Please see paper during an impregnating operation. pages 89-94 for information After the paper is impregnated, it is about the companies partially cured (B stage) using curing that produce TFL. ovens. The melamine resin is fully cured under heat and pressure during hot press lamination. The B staged paper has a definite shelf life that varies with temperature and humidity. Melamine resins are fully cured at 300-400 psi and 300-400° F. They are noted for their hardness, scratch resistance and color stability, and are the most commonly used resin in saturated paper overlays. POLYESTER: The resin is introduced into the paper during an impregnating operation. After the paper is impregnated it is partially cured (B stage) using curing ovens. Polyester resin is fully cured at 175-200 psi and 275-350° F during hot press lamination. The B staged paper has a definite shelf life that varies with temperature and humidity. Polyester resins are noted for their chemical, stain, water and impact resistance, color clarity and machinability. n

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TFL IS WELL SUITED TO A VARIETY OF SURFACES IN THE HOME. THE PERFORMANCE, DESIGN FLEXIBILITY AND COST ADVANTAGES OF THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATE OFFER EXCELLENT OPTIONS FOR DESIGNERS AND SPECIFIERS.


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Film Overlays Leading Applications

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Kitchen Cabinets Manufactured Housing Office Applications Wall Paneling Furniture Shelving

3DLs are primarily made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polyester (PET) films. They can be seamlessly membrane pressed or vacuum formed around contoured components, including edges. 3DL can also be used in 2DL applications such as profile wrapping and flat lamination. 3D laminates are available in typical thicknesses from 0.008" to 0.040" and customized gloss ranges. In addition, they can be embossed with specific patterns to improve realistic aesthetics.

COMMON USES FOR 3D AND 2D LAMINATES ALIKE INCLUDE CABINET DOORS AND DRAWER FRONTS IN SHELVING IN HOME STORAGE AND STRIKING MODERN KITCHENS . MITER FOLDING CAPABILITIES ALLOW THE CREATION OF SEAMLESS EDGES TO 3D LAMINATES FOR INCREASED STRENGTH AND BEAUTY . FILM OVERLAYS CAN BE VACUUM FORMED OR MEMBRANE PRESSED OVER CONTOURED SUBSTRATES .

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nown as rigid thermoformable foils (RTF), three-dimensional laminate (3DL) and two-dimensional laminate (2DL), these materials are thermoplastic film overlays. They provide end users the freedom to design components with contoured surface profiles and seamless edges without requiring edge treatments. Designers can also use film overlays to customize shapes and incorporate punch-outs, logos and concave/ convex surfaces. These films are available in solid colors or printed designs.

The films used in 3DL and 2DL are thermoplastic, meaning they soften when heated to take on the shape of their substrate and return to a firm state when sufficiently cooled. 3D laminates are resistant to chipping, cracking or breaking making them a popular choice for retail store fixtures. In addition, their application seals the core panel substrate from bacteria and moisture, which make them an increasingly popular choice in health care settings for bed tray tables, furniture and cabinetry. Due to their ability to wrap around custom shapes, edges and contoured surfaces, designers often specify 3DL materials for POP displays, commercial hospitality components, office furniture and door/drawer fronts for cabinetry. FILM OVERL AYS CONTINUED ON PAGE 54 �

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COMMON USES FOR 2D LAMINATES INCLUDE HOME FURNISHINGS.

2D LAMINATES ARE COMMONLY USED IN THE PRODUCTION OF 5-PIECE DOORS.

2DLs are generally made from vinyl, polypropylene (PP) or oriented polypropylene (OPP). They are designed to be flat laminated or profile wrapped. 2DLs are available in a variety of thicknesses ranging from 0.001" to 0.007", and can be solid colored, reverse printed or top printed with an overlay based on end use requirements. 2D laminates provide excellent water and chemical resistance, and varying degrees of scratch and stain resistance. Common uses for 2D Laminates include walls and ceilings of recreational vehicles, vertical surfaces for retail store fixtures, cabinets, commercial flooring and residential components. Films can be divided into eight categories: 2ML REVERSE PRINTED RIGID FILM: Print

design and base coat are printed on the back of the film in reverse order. This film is used for wall paneling (mostly in recreational vehicles), kitchen cabinets, furniture and manufactured housing. SEMI-RIGID CLEAR FILM / REVERSE PRINTED: The film is frequently embossed and can be coated with scuff-resistant coatings. These films range from 4 to 8 mils in thickness. Some can be mitre folded. SANDWICH FILM: SEMI-RIGID TWO-PLY OVERLAY. The

opaque base film is top printed and a clear overlay is laminated on top. This film is designed for mitre folding and flat sheet lamination. These films range from 5.5 to 8 mils in thickness. Some are available with scuffresistant topcoating. SOLID COLOR FILM / SEMI-RIGID FILM: This

film is integrally colored and can be top printed and/or embossed. Top-printed film is used extensively in manufactured housing, recreational vehicles, commercial paneling and movable walls. Plain solids are used in furniture, kitchen cabinets, fixtures, displays and office furniture applications. Thicknesses range from 3.5 to 8.0 mils. Some films are available with scuff-resistant topcoatings. FILM OVERL AYS CONTINUED ON PAGE 56 ďż˝ 54

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RELATIVELY NEW TO THE DECORATIVE OVERLAY CATEGORY, OPP FILMS ARE IDEAL FOR DECORATIVE PATTERNS. FILMS CAN BE DESIGNED FOR WRAPPING PROFILES IN MOULDINGS FOR FURNITURE AND KITCHEN COMPONENTS

Single-ply or two-ply construction. Gauges range from .010" to .030" and the film may be printed in wood grain or decorative patterns. Films may be embossed and may be coated with scuff- and stain-resistant coatings. Primers to promote adhesion are available. Films are designed for thermoforming with heat and pressure in a bladder press or vacuum forming process. Decorative effects can be achieved with two-ply films when a router is used to expose a different color in the bottom ply film. Films may also be flat laminated or mitre folded. Raised panel cabinet doors and free-formed furniture components are the most common applications for this type of film. THERMOFORMED OVERLAY FILMS:

Wrapping Films are rigid vinyl films in gauges from .005" to .010". Film may be printed in wood grain or decorative patterns, may be embossed, and may be coated with scratch and stain resistant coatings. Films are designed for wrapping profiles, like picture frames and furniture moulding, and can also be flat laminated and mitre folded.

These films range from 5 to 20 mils in thickness and are available in a range of solid colors. Typical applications include flat laminations and edge banding for garage and kitchen cabinets, as well as electronics. CALENDERED POLYPROPYLENE FILM:

Please see pages 10-25 for examples and advice on the use of film overlays in specific environments. Please see pages 89-94 for information about the companies that produce film overlays.

ORIENTED POLYPROPYLENE (OPP) FILM (OPAQUE):

Relatively new to the decorative overlay category, these films are stretched (oriented) in both the machine and crossmachine direction to deliver improved dimensional stability. In addition, OPP offers resistance to water and chemicals. Because of its non-absorbent print surface, OPP is ideal for high-fidelity wood grain prints and decorative patterns. OPP films may be embossed and are typically coated for scuff, scratch and stain resistance. Oriented polypropylene films are available in thicknesses ranging from 0.9 to 2.2 mil (23 gsm to 56 gsm). Typical applications include RTA furniture, cabinets, wrapped profiles, ceiling and wall panels. n

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Decorative Foils Leading Applications

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Cabinets & Doors Furniture & Cabinet Surfaces Ready to Assemble Furniture Closet Systems Store Fixtures Picture Frames

HOW IT ’ S MADE Decorative foils are generally pre-impregnated with a blend of melamine, acrylic and urea resins during the paper-manufacturing process, or post-impregnated after the paper is fully cured. Decorative foils weigh between 40 and 200 grams/ m2 untreated. During the impregnation process, the cellulose papers typically gain between 20 and 50% of their base weight. Those between 100 and 200 grams are dubbed specialty papers and are more likely than lighter-weight varieties to be used for exposed decorative surfaces. The impregnated foils are bonded with an adhesive system to a substrate such as MDF or particleboard.

➊ Please see pages 12-26 for examples and advice on the use of decorative foils in specific environments.

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ecorative foils are an intermediate-range, paper-based overlay and are also called impregnated papers.

Quantity, method and type of impregnation, as well as the type of adhesive system and substrate, will have a direct effect on the finished product. These qualities will be demonstrated in cutting and machining performance. Although impregnated papers do not require a topcoat to be considered a foil, most foils receive a finished topcoat for increased durability and scratch resistance.

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DECORATIVE FOILS ARE ADHERED TO A SUBSTRATE USING A GLUE SYSTEM. THE APPLICATIONS ARE VIRTUALLY IDENTICAL TO THERMALLY FUSED PAPERS AND INCLUDE PROFILE WRAPPING FOR FIVE-PIECE DOORS , RETAIL AND HOME SHELVING AND CLOSET SYSTEMS , INCLUDING SLATWALL , AND FURNITURE FOR THE HOME .

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➋ Due to substrate surface advancements, the use and performance of decorative foils has increased. Widespread use of decorative foils ranges from retail fixtures to closet systems, RTA furniture, profile wrappings and POP displays. Specifiers choose decorative foils for their sharp print fidelity; wear-, stain- and water-resistant qualities; ease of maintenance, durability, cost-effectiveness, and their reliable machining and manufacturing characteristics. n

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eat transfer foils involve the transfer of a complete coating system from a carrier film to a substrate by means of heat and pressure. When transferred at point of contact between heated roller and substrate, the coating system provides both a decorative effect and a protective layer to provide specified end use properties.

The foils are gravure printed in reverse sequence on a co-polymer film. That is, the release coat is applied first followed by a protective coating, the decorative pattern, the base coat and finally, the heat-activated adhesive. These foils can be applied vertically or horizontally to flat surfaces, curves, edges and contoured profiles. They are thermoformable, making them ideal for applications with doors or decorative trim, and can be restamped after application to correct defects or damage. n

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Light Basis Weight Papers Leading Applications

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Cabinetry Shelving Systems Home Office Furniture Closet Systems Store Fixtures Paneling

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Light basis weight papers range in weight from 23 to 50 grams/m2. The paper may contain acrylic, polyester or other resins added during the paper making process to improve the internal bond strength. The paper is then printed and topcoated with polyurethane, urea, polyester, acrylic, melamine or a combination thereof for increased durability and performance.

Please see pages 89-94 for information about the companies that produce light basis weight papers.

Please see pages 10-25 for examples and advice on the use of light basis weight papers in specific environments.

ight basis weight papers can be printed with excellent quality and high-fidelity patterns. Optional chemical, optical, or gloss-matte embossing of these papers enhances the realism of woodgrain and natural patterns. Light basis weight papers have long been common in higher levels of value engineering and are widely used in cabinets, store fixtures, paneling, shelving, closet systems, RTA and home office furniture. Light basis weight papers are usually divided into two categories, standard and industrial. Standard grade papers contain a lower amount of resin in the base paper and offer an economical overlay for use on general surface applications. Industrial grade papers with their higher resin content, should be specified for applications that demand higher production and processing performance (i.e., improved cutting and machining). The cost effectiveness of this overlay group is further enhanced by the possibility of single-sided panels. It is not necessary to laminate both sides of the substrate to achieve a balanced panel. As an additional application, depending on their weight, light basis weight papers can be profile wrapped to produce trim that is an exact match of the flat surface. Light basis weight papers will accept a variety of adhesives applied during the laminating process. Additionally, they can be supplied precoated with hot melt adhesive ready for hot roll laminating without any additional adhesive application to the paper or substrate. The performance and appearance of the finished panel will be affected by the adhesive system used and substrate quality. n

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STANDARD LBWP ARE USED IN LOW WEAR APPLICATIONS LIKE RTA FURNITURE . LIGHT BASIS WEIGHT PAPERS (LBWP) ARE IDEAL AS AN ECONOMICAL OVERLAY. INDUSTRIAL-GRADE LBWP HAVE A HIGHER RESIN CONTENT AND GREATER INTERNAL BOND. THEY ARE OFTEN USED IN VERTICAL SURFACES SUCH AS SHELVING, , CABINETRY, AND HOME CLOSET SYSTEMS .


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HOW IT ’ S MADE Veneers are typically sliced between 1/25" to 1/50" (1.0 mm to 0.51 mm) and are available plain or with a paper or fleece backer that has varying degrees of flexibility. The backers provide stability and strength to the veneer and minimize splintering, cracking and checking. Veneers can be overlaid with either heat-activated resins or cold pressed. The main resin used in hot press systems is a urea-based adhesive due to its ability to make the panel more rigid, faster processing parameters and lower-cost base. Another hot press resin system that is increasingly used is a soy-based resin. Cold press systems typically use polyvinyl acetates, casein and contact adhesives. These systems are used for smaller production quantities and may be less rigid than heat-activated resin systems. PHOTO COURTESY OF MARK BALLOGG

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Please see pages 89-94 for information about the companies that produce veneer.

nother common decorative surfacing material used in the lamination industry is natural wood veneer. Veneers are available in a variety of wood species, both domestic and imported. Composite panels, like particleboard and MDF, are the preferred substrate for veneers due to their superior surface qualities of being flat, smooth, uniform, dense and free of knots and grain patterns. Their dimensional stability, strength properties and cost advantages further increase the advantages of using these substrates. Veneered composite panel constructions are used in many applications including high quality furniture, case goods, store fixtures and cabinetry. Some veneers are used for profile wrapping, typically over MDF, for high-end millwork applications. n

WOOD VENEERS HAVE BECOME THINNER AS THE TECHNOLOGY TO PROCESS THEM HAS IMPROVED . NEVERTHELESS, THIN VENEERS WOULD NOT HAVE PRACTICAL APPLICATION WITHOUT ADVANCES MADE IN THE SURFACE QUALITY OF PARTICLEBOARD AND MDF. WOOD VENEERS REQUIRE A GLUE SYSTEM AND A SURFACE FINISH. VENEERS ADD WARMTH TO WALLS, , FURNITURE , AND CABINETRY, FOR THE HOME OR OFFICE.

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Coatings

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Liquid Coatings There are many types of liquid coatings used as industrial decorative surfaces. Coatings can be water- or solvent-based, and chemistry advancements continue to provide increases in performance of both types. Both families of coatings are used in finishing cabinets and furniture, exterior siding, millwork, trim, flooring and fixtures. WATER-BASED ACRYLIC LATEX COATINGS: These coatings are used in industrial, commercial and residential settings, and are formulated for both interior and exterior applications. Manufacturers surfaceandpanel.com

One of the advantages of water-based coatings is their lower VOC content, which reduces their impact to indoor air quality. They

are also superior to other coating types in their exterior durability and color retention, which is a function of the acrylic resins used in the formulation. However, these coatings do not perform as well as solvent-borne coatings in chemical and wear resistance.

nother common decorative surfacing option is paint coating. With the advance of technology, coatings can now be applied to composite wood substrates in either liquid or powder forms. Paint can also be used in tandem with special inks, particularly in applications calling for printed wood grains or abstract patterns. Aside from wood grain printing, coatings are available as a decorative color finish or as a clear protective topcoat. The surface characteristics of composite panel products, especially MDF, allow for direct coating and printing applications, which result in exceptionally consistent defect-free finishes. While some industrial finishes are available on a retail basis, most coatings are custom formulated to fit the specific prefinisher’s line configuration and the requirements of the intended end application.

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can modify these coatings with different types of resins and crosslinking agents to extend the service life and exterior durability of the coating system. These additives also improve the chemical, corrosion and water resistance properties.

Millwork Cabinetry Case Goods Furniture Store Fixtures

The higher VOC nature of solvent-based coatings limits their use primarily to industrial settings that are equipped with specialized air handling and treatment devices. These coatings can be modified with urethanes, epoxies, nitrocellulose, alkyds and acrylics to impart certain performance qualities. SOLVENT-BASED COATINGS:

Solvent-based coating systems are widely recognized for their outstanding chemical- and wear-resistant properties. This family of coatings is used for high gloss finishes that have superior abrasion resistance. Their toughness and performance properties are among the reasons they are extensively used in the furniture and kitchen cabinet manufacturing business. In addition, there is minimal grain raise and fiber swell with solvent-based coatings, and the finish is easier to touch up and repair if damaged. ULTRA-VIOLET (UV) COATINGS: The main difference with this coating type is how the coating is cured or dried. UV coatings have special ingredients that react almost instantaneously with UV radiation. This results in a significantly faster curing process. As a result, UV coatings are extremely tough, durable and long lasting. They are mainly formulated as clear coats and sealers.


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Powder Coatings The popularity of powder coating has continued to grow as an industrial finishing system. Initially developed as an alternative way to coat metal, the advantages of this evolving technology have made powder coating the fastest growing industrial finish for metal in the world. Powder coatings are used on appliances, machinery, furniture and fixtures. The powder coating process significantly reduces waste, with nearly 95% transfer efficiency and low-VOC emissions. In the late 1990’s, companies began experimenting with applying powder to wood products, particularly MDF. As MDF was a wood-based product and not prone to carrying electrical charges (critical for the electrostatic process), there were significant processing challenges to overcome. With the development of specially engineered MDF and powders, along with new processing techniques, these efforts were successful and a new way to finish composite panel products was launched. Powder coating is an advanced method of applying a decorative and protective finish onto a wide range of materials and products that are used for both industrial and consumer applications. The powder used for the process is a mixture of finely ground particles of pigment and resin that is sprayed onto a surface to be coated. The charged particles adhere to the electrically-grounded surface until heated and cured, creating a variety of smooth and textured finishes that are uniform and durable. The coating process is a single-stage application where all exposed surfaces are coated simultaneously. The benefits of powder coatings include increased design flexibility, cost efficiency and seamless edges. Powder coatings also provide high resistance to heat, moisture, abrasion, staining and fading, and offer a range of colors, textures and finishes. n

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Adhesives

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aterials have been bonded to each other for centuries. Long before sophisticated chemistry provided moisture curing polyurethane reactive adhesives, the Egyptians created and used casein (yes, from milk) adhesives. For thousands of years, musical instrument makers and artists used casein adhesives, and they are still used today as an excellent and environmentally sound adhesive for woodworking.

Polyvinyl acetate (PVA), also known as “white glue,” is a standard for woodworkers, along with aliphatic resin emulsions, commonly known as “yellow glue,” the latter having a little more initial grip than white glue. Both have excellent bonds and are used extensively in woodworking applications. Adhesives used in modern panel processing are highly engineered for almost any application. Specific requirements—temperature, pressure, dry time, moisture resistance, bonding of dissimilar materials, emissions, interior or exterior use—are all considered by today’s advanced adhesive suppliers. Engineering a solution for complex requirements is what they do best.

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➋ HOT MELT ADHESIVES (HMA) ARE OFTEN PROVIDED IN PELLET FORM. AS A THERMOPLASTIC ADHESIVE, HMA SOFTENS WITH INCREASED TEMPERATURE AND CURES AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURES . LIQUID SPRAY ADHESIVES CAN BE FORMULATED TO HAVE AN EXTENDED CURING TIME. THEY ARE OFTEN FULLY CURED WITH HIGHER TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURE IN TRADITIONAL OR MEMBRANE PRESSES .


PVA ADHESIVES ARE TIME-TESTED AND USED OFTEN IN THE ASSEMBLY OF FIVE-PIECE CABINET DOORS . ADHESIVES ARE CRITICAL TO DURABILITY AND PERFORMANCE, AS ILLUSTRATED IN THE LVL BEAMS UTILIZED IN THIS URBAN LOFT .

It can be difficult to keep track of all the names and acronyms, including EVA, PVA, PUR, UF, PF, Cyanoacrylate, epoxy, HMA (Hot melt), PA (polyamide) and soy-based adhesives. What’s important is to know that your adhesive supplier is willing to provide or engineer a solution that’s right for you.

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Polyurethane reactive (PUR) adhesives have been used recently as a coating on veneers and printed décor sheets. Top coating with this class of adhesive provides extreme durability. Gloss levels can be varied based on your needs. PUR top coating in most cases renders the product flexible and therefore useful in profile wrapping and other twodimensional (2D) applications. n

Please see page 97 for information about laminating adhesive suppliers and the companies that produce adhesives.

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alue-added panel processed components —let’s call them components for short—are an increasingly important part of the manufacturing channel.

Think of the challenges that manufacturers of finished goods face in today’s retail and consumer markets. Speed to market, distribution channels, e-commerce, new product design and price points all must be rationalized for them to succeed. Frequently, manufacturers must also rationalize the “make vs. buy” decision on many of the components used to make the final product. Outsourcing products to companies with both the expertise and technology is often less expensive, more efficient and less capital intensive than acquiring the machinery, training a workforce and trying to do it in-house. Payback on investments such as these is also a question mark for manufacturers, who must rely on winners at the retail and consumer level.

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Components For more on component producers and providers, see the Master listing index on pages 106-109.

Component producers of cabinet doors, cabinet boxes and custom-engineered components (cutting, shaping, drilling and edgebanding) have the technology and expertise to provide exactly what manufacturers want, when they need it, accurately and often at a lower cost. Five-piece laminated doors (with cope and stick/mortise and tenon construction) are popular products for all types of cabinetry. Purchasing from a company that does this every day makes great sense. Specs are met, and the part cost is known. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a relief for many. n

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Edge Treatments

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ll surfaced composites require edge treatments to give panelbased products a finished look. Edgebanding materials can vary widely from PVC and ABS to acrylic, high pressure laminate, melamine and wood veneer.

The most common process for applying edgebanding is via increasingly sophisticated edgebanding machines. In recent years, the application technology has focused on creating nearly invisible seams as consumers prefer the look of a continuous surface. Edge treatments can be a design element when designers and specifiers wish to draw attention to the edge. Edgebanding material is made by specialized companies focused intently on matching the most popular laminates. Edgebanding material can be produced in nearly any thickness, based on the requirements for durability or design considerations. Creating 100% seamless edges can be obtained through a thermolaminating process using PVC and membrane press technology. High pressure laminate can be wrapped around an edge using a postformer, a machine that heats the surface material enough to soften and bend HPL to a desired edge contour. Countertops and work surfaces are often made with HPL and â&#x20AC;&#x153;postformedâ&#x20AC;? to create a durable, attractive edge. n

For more on edge treatments, see the Master listing index on pages 106-109.

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oday’s design and manufacturing software is simply amazing. If there is one aspect of this industry where design and technology have advanced at a rapid pace, it is software. The capability to represent a newly designed kitchen rendering in 3D—indistinguishable from a photograph of the finished product—­demonstrates the benefits for manufacturers and consumers alike. From a consumer perspective, the phrase “I’ll know what I like when I see it” takes on a whole new meaning. Seeing the product in their space, with their preferred surface materials, door styles and hardware, increases the consumers’ confidence in what they are about to purchase, driving increased sales.

Once a design is selected, manufacturing becomes more efficient and accurate as software creates a bill of materials and cut lists, communicating directly with automated processing equipment on the floor. In the words of Thelonius Monk, “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.” You’ve got to see it and feel it for yourself to appreciate it. Design and manufacturing software for the panel processing industry—including kitchen and bath, closets, furniture, entertainment, garage and other cabinetry— advances our industry. n

For more on software, see the Master listing index on pages 106-109.

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For over 50 years, Richelieu’s dedication to innovation gives you access to the largest selection of decorative panels built with care and state-of-the-art technologies. With an endless range of styles from richly textured surfaces to ultra high-gloss finishes smooth to the touch, your designs will look stunning for years to come.

FELKUTUR ACOUSTIC PANELS

BRILLANTÉ AND ZENIT PANELS

DUO AND STUDIO TFL PANELS

MODULAR PANELING SYSTEM

NATURE+ PANELS

SLIDING DOOR SYSTEMS

Serving you across North America with more than 70 distribution centers 1 800 361-6000 CANADA •

1 800 619-5446 US

www.richelieu.com


Hardware

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anel processed products rely on functional hardware. Whether you are in the store fixture, kitchen cabinet, closet and organization, office or household furniture industries, companies in these segments would have little if not for hardware. Hinges and drawer slides used to be the mainstay of global hardware suppliers. Not anymore. In fact, functional hardware is probably a misnomer today. Hardware options are as much about design as the surface and panel products they hold together and enhance. Consumers are amazed to find unique storage products, soft closing hinges and drawer slides, lift systems, complete drawer box systems, soft touch opening and self-closing systems, folding and sliding door systems, and more. Hardware companies have developed functional and artistic products for just about any challenge in a residential or commercial space. In the past, consumers were concerned about how it looked. Today, they care about how it works. In furniture cabinets and fixtures, what’s inside counts as much as the external style and design. n

DRAWER SYSTEMS AND COUNTERTOP EXTENSIONS WITH INTEGRATED SLIDES ARE RAPIDLY BECOMING THE CHOICE FOR DESIGNERS OF CONTEMPORARY CABINETS. DESIGNING HARDWARE FOR EFFICIENT STORAGE AND MAKING THE BEST OF LIMITED SPACE IS THE DOMAIN OF HARDWARE COMPANIES , AND . LED LIGHTING IS BECOMING MORE COMMON IN CLOSET AND HOME ORGANIZATION, KITCHENS AND OFFICE FURNITURE AND . SOFT-CLOSE FUNCTIONS ARE PREVALENT AMONG SYSTEM PRODUCERS . YEARS OF ENGINEERING BY LEADING HARDWARE COMPANIES HAVE IMPROVED THE SPEED OF INSTALLATION, FUNCTIONALITY AND PERFORMANCE THAT CONSUMERS EXPECT.

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OPENING LIFTING SLIDING STORING… ALL FROM SALICE

For every type of movement… the answer is Salice. A comprehensive range of products that combines excellence in research-based design and technical expertise to provide solutions for every cabinetry application. -Hinges & mounting plates -Lift systems -Sliding systems -Runners & drawers

saliceamerica.com


Hardware

CONTINUED FROM PAGE 86

LIFT SYSTEMS MAXIMIZE EFFICIENCY, STYLE AND STORAGE SPACE BY ALLOWING CABINET DOORS TO LIFT UP AND OUT OF THE WAY , AND . YEARS OF ENGINEERING BY LEADING HARDWARE COMPANIES HAVE IMPROVED THE SPEED OF INSTALLATION, FUNCTIONALITY AND PERFORMANCE THAT CONSUMERS EXPECT , . USEFUL INNOVATIONS SUCH AS PULL-OUT STEPS SHOW HOW HARDWARE COMPANIES ARE CONTINUALLY INNOVATING . FUNCTIONAL FLAP HINGE HARDWARE ENABLES WIDE OPENINGS THAT CAN REST AT A 90° ANGLE . IMPROVEMENTS IN HARDWARE CONTRIBUTE TO CLASSIC DESIGNS SUCH AS MURPHY BEDS .

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DYNAPRO

LUXURY IN A 2 - DRAWER Luxury comes in many styles but none quite like the innovative DYNAPRO undermount. High-end comfort in the opening and closing is provided by the sychronized movement of the rails. Heavy loads of 100 - 132 pounds donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t affect the outstanding running performance of DYNAPRO. All the added features are included: 3 and 4 dimensional adjustment, soft-closing action, versatility for face frame and frameless cabinetry with inset drawer capabilities. DYNAPRO, luxury everyone can afford.

www.grassusa.com


Processing Technology

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dvancing rapidly along parallel but separate paths, processing technology and surface and panel materials have reached a level of sophistication that few could have imagined. Machining accuracy and razor-sharp tolerances require a consistent raw material. At the core, no pun intended, are particleboard and MDF, which are the heart of today’s furniture, cabinets and fixtures. Both materials continue to improve, allowing machining tolerances to reach a few thousandths of an inch. Quality is defined as “conformance to requirements.” Achieving goals such as these reflects an industry that is constantly pushing the envelope in the quest for higher quality products.

Panel processing is an international language. What does this mean? Panel-based products are made in the same way around the globe, using machining technology from global suppliers. It is possible to visit a modern facility in Muscatine, Iowa, that looks nearly identical to one in Vietnam or Turkey.

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MEMBRANE PRESS TECHNOLOGY HAS HELPED ADVANCE SPEED AND EFFICIENCY FOR LAMINATING VARIOUS SIZED COMPONENTS, INCLUDING CABINET DOORS, STORE FIXTURE PARTS AND OFFICE FURNITURE PARTS . INNOVATION IN ROBOTICS PROVIDES MANUFACTURERS THE ABILITY TO BE PRECISE AND MORE EFFICIENT . NESTED-BASED MACHINING ON A CNC ROUTING CENTER MANAGES WORKFLOW AND ASSEMBLY ABOVE AND BEYOND PROVIDING PRECISION PROCESSING OF PARTS . EDGEBANDERS HAVE EVOLVED TO PERFORM MULTIPLE FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING TRIMMING, SHAPING, SCRAPING AND BUFFING TO PRODUCE A FINISHED EDGE . PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY FILLS THE NEEDS OF THE FABRICATOR FROM THE STANDPOINT OF EFFICIENCY BUT NOW ALSO SAVES SPACE WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE VERTICAL CNC MACHINING CENTER . HOT MELT ROLL COATING TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP MAKE PRODUCTION MORE PROFITABLE. PRECISE, EVEN COATING CAN HELP PROVIDE STRENGTH, SPEED AND BOND TO ANY LAMINATING LINE . SINGLE-OPENING PRESSES WITH HEATED PLATENS ARE PERFECT FOR LAMINATING A VARIETY OF MATERIALS .


Processing Technology

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Panel saws, drilling machines, CNC machining centers, edgebanders, material handling, assembly and packaging are all highly automated. Set-up and programming have become remarkably easy and flexible. Highly automated panel processing systems dramatically reduce labor costs and “level the playing field” so that a facility in the heartland of the United States effectively competes with an identical facility in China. A lights-out factory, where no humans exist on the shop floor, is not a futuristic concept. It exists today. Making products as close to consumers as possible saves shipping costs, improves speed to market and increases domestic GDP. North America’s manufacturing future is bright. n

For more information on processing technology suppliers, see the Master listing index on pages 106-109.

CREATING SPEED AND EFFICIENCY IS PARAMOUNT TO THE LATEST INNOVATIONS IN MOVING MATERIALS THROUGH THE SHOP. THE LATEST IN MATERIAL-HANDLING EQUIPMENT CAN HELP SAVE ON LABOR AND OPTIMIZE ANY PANEL PROCESSING OPERATION . AUTOMATED RETURN CONVEYORS ARE LABOR SAVING AND EFFICIENT .

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XTREME PERFORMANCE XTRA LONG-LIFE. XP SERIES TOOLS. Vortex XP Series spiral tools are proven consistently on the job, delivering 3 to 5 times more life than standard compression geometry with melamine, HPL particleboard and MDF materials. Visit our website for customer feedback on how XP tools boost production and reduce downtime and waste. We’re Xtra confident you’ll agree — or your money back. Vortex Tool is your Problem Solver — contact us today for a price quote on the tools to fit your needs.

800-355-7708 • vortextool.com American Owned and Operated

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ACCESSORIES

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SHARPENING


MACHINES THAT GET THE JOB DONE...RIGHT.

Stiles provides manufacturers across North America with world-class machinery for the processing of wood, plastics, composites, and non-ferrous metals. From powerful cutting, sawing, and sanding equipment to innovative CNC technology, automated material handling solutions, and so much more, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got what you need to get the job done right.

MACHINERY | PARTS | SERVICE | TRAINING

616.698.7500 | www.stilesmachinery.com


Tooling

S

electing the proper woodworking tools requires some up-front basic knowledge of material, run length, machine parameters, feed rate, rpm, chip load and even dust collection. Each of these factors can affect tool life and efficiency.

Sophisticated panel processing machineryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s accuracy and speed can be adversely effected by selecting the wrong tools. Whether you are buying shaper cutters, insert tooling, brazed cutters, CNC router bits, saw blades or drill bits, it is important to work with a respected and knowledgeable tooling manufacturer to lead you through the selection process. A machine is only as good as the tools matched with it. Like a symphony, they must work in harmony. n

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POLYLAC, through extensive testing, has proved MIRROR LIKE levels of glossiness and the highest level of scratch resistance on the market.

by • HIGH GLOSS PET WITH MIRROR LIKE FINISH • VERY SCRATCH, STAIN, HEAT, AND CHEMICAL RESISTANT • EASY TO MAINTAIN & CLEAN • CERTIFIED ANTIMICROBIAL PROPERTIES • ECOLOGICAL MULTI-LAYERED PANEL • LIMITLESS DIGITAL, COLOR & PATTERN OPTIONS

Other Gizir Products:

SuperMatte Ultra High Gloss

*All products available FSC Certified & TSCA Title VI Certified

FIBRABEL MR NAF Light MDF MR50 Rating Moisture Resistant No Added Formaldehyde

FIBRALUX MR BLACK High Density MDF Moisture Resistant Colored throughout

FIBRABEL ULTRALIGHT Ultralight MDF 4x8 & 4x10

FIBRABEL FR Light MDF Class A Fire Rating

FIBRALUX MR FR NAF High Density MDF Class A Fire Rating Moisture Resistant No Added Formaldehyde

All Products Imported by:

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MOISTURE RESISTANT

HIGH DENSITY

STANDARD DENSITY

LOW DENSITY

ULEF / NAF*

ECC CERTIFIED

SPECIAL ITEMS AND TREATMENTS PRESS SIZE (FT.) (SEE LEGEND BELOW)

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Ponderosa Pine

• • •

B CS DC FO LP LD M MO P PE S W

Mixed Hardwoods

FSC

• • • • • •

BE CS FR HD LD LF MO MR S

Standard Premium, Flooring Premium, Standard Premium High Density

CS HD LF LD MR

Southern Yellow Pine

PEFC

• • •

BE CS DC MO S ST TM

www.macosa.com.mx • +52 (55) 5715 5870 Tlalnepantla, Mexico MACOCELL Pine • • CS FO LP P PE W

MADERAS CONGLOMERADAS S.A. DE C.V.

www.langboard.com • (912) 534-5959 Willacoochee, Georgia Langboard MDF, Elite®

4 x Continuous 7 x Continuous

5 x 18

1/12 - 7/32

3/8 – 1-1/4

3/16 – 1

• • •

Hardwoods 10 x Continuous • • • • • HD LF MR Northern Softwoods

1/4 – 1-1/2

1/8 – 1-1/2

3/16 – 3/4

9 x 25

8 x Continuous

10 x Continuous

Southern Pine, Light Hardwood

LANGBOARD, INC.

Shippenville, Pennsylvania

www.kronospan-express.com • (256) 741-8755 Eastaboga, Alabama Kronospan MDF

KRONOSPAN LLC

www.buildgp.com • (800) 424-2311 Mt. Jewett, Pennsylvania ULTRASTOCK

GP WOOD PRODUCTS LLC

www.duraplay.com.mx • +52 627 5 23 98 00 Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico Duraplay

DURAPLAY DE PARRAL S.A.P.I. DE C.V.

48 - 51

43 – 52

40 - 54

40 – 55

40 – 55

38 – 56

55 – 62

41 – 50 39 – 58 40 – 50

34 – 55

39 – 55

DENSITY RANGE (LBS/FT3)

Guide

Buyers

www.arauco-na.com • (800) 268-9830 Bennettsville, South Carolina Trupan®, Trupan®Plus, Trupan® HD, Pine FSC 5 x 18 3/8 – 2 • • • • • • C-MDF CS FR HD LD LF M MR Trupan® MR, Vesta ULEF Eugene, Oregon Trupan®, Trupan®Plus, Trupan® HD, FR, Douglas Fir, Hemlock FSC 4 x 16 1/4 – 1-1/4 • • • • • • C-MDF FR HD LD MR Lite, Trupan® Vesta NAF MR50, Vesta NAF Malvern, Arkansas Trupan®, Trupan®Plus, Trupan® MR, Vesta ULEF Pine FSC 5 x 18, 5 x 24 3/8 – 1-1/2 • • • • • • CS HD LD LF MR S Moncure, North Carolina Trupan®, Trupan®Plus, Trupan® HD Pine/Hardwoods FSC 10 x Continuous 7/32 – 1 • • • CS HD LF LD M Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Trupan® MDF, Trupan®Plus MDF, Spruce, Pine, Fir FSC 10 x Continuous 1/4 – 1-1/8 • • • • • HD LP LD M PF Trupan® SW, Trupan® Lite, Vesta St. Stephen, New Brunswick Fibrex®, Fibrex® Vesta Mixed Hardwoods FSC 5 x Continuous 1/16 – 5/16 • • • B CS F FR FO HD LF M P PA PE PR

ARAUCO NORTH AMERICA

COMPANY AND MILL LOCATION BRAND NAMES WOOD SPECIES

Medium Density Fiberboard CPA

MEDIUM DENSITY FIBERBOARD 2020


100% Pine

• • •

DC SR HD LD

8 x 20

3/4 – 4

Southern Yellow Pine

FSC

• •

• • • LF HD MR C-MDF

FSC

• • • • • •

FR HD LD LF MO MR SS

Southern Yellow Pine

FSC

• •

• • •

CS FD HD LF MR PR

• • • • • • • • • •

ADDITIONAL COMPANY CONTACT INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON PAGES 98–100.

(CF), Colored MDF (C-MDF), Cut to Size (CS), Door Core (DC), Door Stiles and Rails (SR), Edge Fill (EF), Edge Tape (ET), Fill (F), Fire Retardant (FR), Flush Door Skins (FD), Foil (FO), High Density (HD), Hot Melt Wax (H), Laminate Flooring Substrate (LF), Laminated Products (LP), Lockblocks (LB), Low Density (LD), Thermally Fused Laminate (M), Mende (MN), Moisture Resistant (MR), Moulding (MO), Moulded Door Skins (MDS), Paint (P), Paper (PA), Perforated (PE), Prefinished (PF), Print (PR), Shelving (S), Smooth Siding (SS), Stair Tread (ST), Textured Siding (TS), Topcoat (T), Tongue and Groove (TG), Turning and Moulding (TM), Vinyl (V), Wood Veneer (W)

SPECIAL ITEMS AND TREATMENTS: Base Coat (B), Bullnose Edge (BE), Countertop (C), Concrete Form

MOISTURE RESISTANT HIGH DENSITY

STANDARD DENSITY LOW DENSITY

ULEF / NAF* ECC CERTIFIED

HD LF LD MR DC HD LF LD

5 x 18, 10 x Continuous

10 x Continuous 6 x 24

9 x Continuous

9 x Continuous

10 x Continuous

1/16 – 1-1/2

1/10 – 3/4 3/8 – 1-1/2

1/16 – 3/8

3/16 – 1-1/4

1/16 - 3/4

40 – 60

41 – 60 41 – 60

45 –62

36-58

40 - 60

40 – 60

40 – 55

40 – 60

22 – 65

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* Manufacturers that meet the no-added formaldehyde (NAF) and/or ultra-low emitting formaldehyde (ULEF) requirements of EPA’s TSCA Title VI and CARB. See CompositePanel.org for the most current list of approved manufacturers.

www.weyerhaeuser.com • (800) 548-3099 Columbia Falls, Montana Super Refined MDF2®, Western Softwoods SFI • • • • • • CS FD HD LD LF MR Glacier Green™ and Glacier Clear™

WEYERHAEUSER MDF

www.westfraser.com • (250) 992-9254 Quesnel, British Columbia WestPine, EcoGold™, EcoHD Plus Spruce, Pine, Fir SFI Blue Ridge, Alberta Ranger Board, Standard, Premium, Platinum Spruce, Pine, Fir

WEST FRASER

www.unilin.com • (910) 439-6959 Mt. Gilead, North Carolina

UNILIN US MDF

www.uniboard.com • (800) 263-5240 Mont-Laurier, Quebec MDF Excel + MR10, MDF Excel, MDF Grade 115, Softwood, Hardwood MDF Lite, MDF Ultralite, NU Green® FR MDF, NU Green® MR50 MDF, HDF

UNIBOARD

www.swisskronousa.com • (866) 334-9923 Barnwell, South Carolina

SWISS KRONO USA

www.roseburg.com • (800) 245-1115 El Dorado, Arkansas Arreis, Medite, Medite Lite, Medite Profile, Southern Pine FSC 9 x Continuous 3/16 – 1-1/8 • • • • • • CS HD LF LD MO MR S Medite Ultra Medford, Oregon Arreis, Medex, Medite, Medite II Western Softwoods FSC 5 x 18 1/4 – 1-1/2 • • • • • • CS DC FR HD LD MR MO S Medite FR, Medite 3D, Medite Lite Pembroke, Ontario Medite, Medite Profile, Medite Premium, Canadian Softwood FSC 10 x Continuous 1/4 - 1-1/8 • • • • • CS HD LF LD MO Medite Ultra

ROSEBURG

www.panpacificproducts.com • (580) 584-6247 Megaboard Broken Bow, Oklahoma

PAN PACIFIC PRODUCTS, INC.

MEDIUM DENSITY FIBERBOARD

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ECC CERTIFIED

DOOR CORE LD-1, LD-2

MFD HOME DECKING D-2, D-3

FLOOR UNDERLAYMENT (PBU)

M-0

SPECIAL ITEMS AND TREATMENTS PRESS SIZE (FT.) (SEE LEGEND BELOW)

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Douglas Fir, Hemlock Pine Mix Softwood / Hardwood Pine Spruce

FSC FSC FSC FSC FSC

• • • • •

• • • •

• • • • •

• • • • •

• • • • •

• • • • •

• • • • •

• • • • C C C C B

CS DC FR CS DC LD CS DC LD CS DC LD CS F FO FR

HD M MR S ST 4 x 24, 6 x 26 3/8 – 1-15/16 M MR S 10 x Continuous 9/32 – 1-3/4 LP M MR S 10' Continuous 6mm - 1-3/4 M 9x24 multi-opening 3/8 - 1-1/2 LP M MN P PA PF PR T (2) - 4' Continuous, 8 x 32 3.0mm – 1-1/8

Pine (Some Recycled)

C CS FO LP LD M MR P S V W

4 x 40

Western Pine

FSC

• • • • • •

C CS HD MR

5 x 24

3/8 – 1-1/4

3/8 – 1-3/8

1/8 – 1-1/8

Southern Yellow Pine

BE CS LP PA S V W

5 x 12, 5 x 24

5/16 – 5/8

Southern Pine

FSC

• • • • • • • • •

BE C CS EF HD LD MR S

4 x 24

4 x Continuous 8 x Continuous

1/12 - 5/16

1/4 - 1-3/4

3/8 - 1 1/8

www.masonite.com • (800) 826-4020 Marshfield, Wisconsin Uni-Cor ST, Uni-Cor ST Lite, Uni-Cor FR

Aspen, Basswood, Northern Hardwoods

FSC

CS DC SR FR LB LD

7x9

1-1/8 – 2-1/4

MARSHFIELD DOORSYSTEMS, INC.

www.macosa.com.mx • +52 (55) 5715 5870 Tlalnepantla, Mexico MACOPAN Pine / Softwood • CS LP P PA PE W

MADERAS CONGLOMERADAS S.A. DE C.V.

www.kronospan-express.com • (256) 741-8755 Eastaboga, Alabama Kronobuild Southern Pine 10 x Continuous • • • • • • • C DC HD LD M

KRONOSPAN PB LLC

www.buildgp.com • (800) 424-2311 Diboll, Texas Temstock

GP WOOD PRODUCTS LLC

www.flply.com • (850) 948-2211 Greenville, Florida

FLORIDA PLYWOODS, INC.

www.duraplay.com.mx • +52 627 5 23 98 00 8 x 48 Duraplay, Ultraplay, Duramel, Ponderosa Pine Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico • • • • • BE C CS FO LP M MN MR S ST W Duramel Sense, Duracore, Duralam Single Opening

DURAPLAY DE PARRAL, S.A.P.I. DE C.V.

www.collinswood.com • (800) 547-1793 Collins Pine Particleboard, Klamath Falls, Oregon Collins Pine FreeForm®, Collins Pine MR50

COLLINS PRODUCTS LLC

www.bestboard1.com • (619) 819-6064 Tijuana, Mexico Best Board

BESTBOARD IMPULSORA S.A. DE C.V

www.arauco-na.com • (800) 268-9830 Albany, Oregon Duraflake®, Vesta FR, Vesta ULEF/NAF Bennettsville, South Carolina UltraPB®, Vesta ULEF, MR, Grayling, Michigan UltraPB®, Vesta ULEF UltraPB® Moncure, North Carolina St. Stephen, New Brunswick UltraPB®, DuraFR, Vesta ULEF

28 – 37

46 – 49

37 - 47

41 – 52

50

40 – 55

40 – 50

42 – 47

32 – 55 30 – 46 26 - 46 30 – 48 42 – 47

DENSITY RANGE (LBS/FT3)

Guide

Buyers

ARAUCO NORTH AMERICA

CERTIFIED COMPANY AND MILL LOCATION BRAND NAMES WOOD SPECIES WOOD M-1

INDUSTRIAL GRADES

M-S

Particleboard M-2

86 M-31

CPA

PARTICLEBOARD 2020


Ponderosa Pine and some recycled FSC

• • • • • •

BE C CS LP M MR S ST

8 x Continuous

3/8 - 1-1/8

40 – 50

Panolam

Canadian Wood Mixture

• • • •

C LP M

5 x 18, 8 x Continuous

1/4 – 1-1/2

FSC

• • • • • • • •

CS DC FR MR

4 x 8

B BE C CS DC ET F FO HD LD M MR P PF PR S ST T W BE C CS ET HD LD LP M S ST C CS DC HD LD LP M BE C DC EF MR S

8x24 5 x 24 10 x continuous 5 x 24

Spruce, Pine, Fir, Maple, Birch, Aspen

FSC FSC

• • • • • • • •

C LD M

9 x & 10 x Continuous

1/4 – 1-1/2

3/8 – 1-1/2 7/16 – 1-1/2 1/4 – 1-11/16 1/2 – 1-1/4

1/4 – 1-1/8

FSC FSC

CS DC FO LP LB M PA PF S V W BE C CS DC EF FR HD LD MR S

C DC LD LP M TS LD LP M

• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Softwood, Hardwood Softwood, Hardwood

FSC FSC

• • • • • • • • • • • • • •

8 x 114, 10 x Continous 8 x 20

4 x 16 5 x 24

1/4 – 1-3/4 3/8 – 1-1/8

3/8 – 1-3/4 3/8 – 1-3/4

Pine

• • • • • •

ADDITIONAL COMPANY CONTACT INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON PAGES 98–100.

(CF) Cut to Size (CS), Door Core (DC), Door Stiles and Rails (SR), Edge Fill (EF), Edge Tape (ET), Fill (F), Fire Retardant (FR), Flush Door Skins (FD), Foil (FO), High Density (HD), Hot Melt Wax (H), Laminate Flooring Substrate (LF), Laminated Products (LP), Lockblocks (LB), Low Density (LD), Thermally Fused Laminate (M), Mende (MN), Moisture Resistant (MR), Moulding (MO), Moulded Door Skins (MDS), Paint (P), Paper (PA), Perforated (PE), Prefinished (PF), Print (PR), Shelving (S), Smooth Siding (SS), Stair Tread (ST), Textured Siding (TS), Topcoat (T), Tongue and Groove (TG), Turning and Moulding (TM), Vinyl (V), Wood Veneer (W)

SPECIAL ITEMS AND TREATMENTS: Base Coat (B), Bullnose Edge (BE), Countertop (C), Concrete Form

• • • • • • •

M-31

M-S

M-2

M-0

M-1

INDUSTRIAL GRADES

FLOOR UNDERLAYMENT (PBU) ECC CERTIFIED

ULEF / NAF*

www.woodgraincomposites.com • (888) 264-7372 Woodgrain Select®, Western Pine, La Grande, Oregon Woodgrain Evergreen™ ULEF, Anchor™, Mixed Softwoods, Firewall FR®,Super Shelf®, Super Step® Ponderosa Pine

DOOR CORE LD-1, LD-2 MFD HOME DECKING D-2, D-3

C CS DC LB LD

5 x 12

7/16 – 1-1/2

5 x 18, 4 x 24

3/8 - 1-3/16

42 – 50

30 – 48

28 – 43 36 – 43

30 – 47 32 – 55

38 – 44

30 – 55 40 – 49 34 – 50 42 – 52

28 – 48

42 – 45

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BE C CS EF FR HD MR S ST

WOODGRAIN COMPOSITES

www.webbfurn.com • (276) 236-6141 Webb Particleboard Galax, Virginia

WEBB FURNITURE ENTERPRISES, INC.

www.uniboard.com • (800) 263-5240 Uniboard PB, NU Green® 2 Sayabec, Quebec Val-d’Or, Quebec Uniboard PB

UNIBOARD

www.timberproducts.com • (800) 547-9520 (800) 676-3339 Medford, Oregon Fir, Pine Martell, California Ampine™, Encore™ FR, Encore™ MR10, Western Pine Encore™ MR50, APEX, APEX MR50, APEX FR

TIMBER PRODUCTS COMPANY (COMPOSITE PANEL GROUP)

www.tafisa.ca • (888) 882-3472 Lac-Megantic, Quebec Tafipan Evolo® Tafipan®

TAFISA CANADA INC.

www.roseburg.com • (800) 245-1115 Dillard, Oregon UltraBlend®, SkyBlend® Fir, Pine Blend FSC • • • • • • • • Missoula, Montana UltraBlend®, SkyBlend® Western Pine, White Fir FSC • • • • • Simsboro, Louisiana UltraBlend® Southern Pine FSC • • • • • • Taylorsville, Mississippi UltraBlend®, SkyBlend® Southern Pine FSC • • • • • •

ROSEBURG

www.enstron.com • (208) 457-8703 Post Falls, Idaho EnStron, Enstron Underlayment, Enstron Western Softwoods Underlayment Plus, Enstron Industrial Particleboard, Enstron FR, Enstron MR10, MR50, Enstron Door Core

PLUMMER FOREST PRODUCTS

Huntsville, Ontario

www.panolam.com • (800) 672-6652

PANOLAM INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL, INC.

www.masisa.com • +52 (614) 429-8900 Chihuahua, Mexico Masisa

MASISA MEXICO (FORESTAL TERRANOVA)

PARTICLEBOARDBOARD

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• • • • • • •

• •

SMOOTH SIDING

www.lpcorp.com • (888) 820-0325 East River, Nova Scotia CanExel SFI Roaring River, North Carolina SmartSide SFI •

PRIMED

TEXTURED TRIM

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Buyers

TEMPERED

ONE-SIDED (S1S)

TWO-SIDED (S2S)

ECC CERTIFIED

APPLICATION

Douglas Fir

SFI

ADDITIONAL COMPANY CONTACT INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON PAGES 98–100.

www.stimsonlumber.com • (800) 445-9758 Forest Grove, Oregon Stimson Hardboard

STIMSON LUMBER COMPANY •

• • • •

CERTIFIED BRAND NAMES WOOD SPECIES COMPANY AND MILL LOCATION WOOD

UN-TEMPERED

CLASS

DOOR SKIN/FACE

SURFACES

TILEBOARD

Hardboard

INDUSTRIAL

2" – 12"

N/A 3" – 16"

192"

N/A 16'

12' 16'

192"

6" – 12" 6" – 16"

N/A 8' - 9'

6" – 16" 84" – 108"

N/A 48"

48"

3/8 – 7/16 7/16 – 5/4

7/16 – 5/4

B HD LD P PE PF PM TS

4 x 16

SPECIAL ITEMS AND TREATMENTS PRESS SIZE (SEE LEGEND ABOVE) (FEET)

1/10 – 5/8

THICKNESS RANGE (INCHES)

50 - 70

DENSITY CRANGE (LBS/FT3)

SPECIAL ITEMS AND TREATMENTS: Base Coat (B), Bullnose Edge (BE), Countertop (C), Concrete Form (CF) Cut to Size (CS), Door Core (DC), Door Stiles and Rails (SR), Edge Fill (EF), Edge Tape (ET), Fill (F), Fire Retardant (FR), Flush Door Skins (FD), Foil (FO), Garage Door Panels (GD), High Density (HD), Hot Melt Wax (H), Laminate Flooring Substrate (LF), Laminated Products (LP), Lockblocks (LB), Low Density (LD), Melamine (M), Mende (MN), Moisture Resistant (MR), Moulding (MO), Moulded Door Skins (MDS), Paint (P), Paper (PA), Perforated (PE), Prefinished (PF), Primed (PM), Print (PR), Shelving (S), Smooth Siding (SS), Stair Tread (ST), Textured Siding (TS), Topcoat (T), Tongue and Groove (TG), Turning and Moulding (TM), Unprimed (UP), Vinyl (V), Wood Veneer (W)

* Collins has a CARB Executive Order (EO) for using ultra-low emitting formaldehyde (ULEF) resins in its engineered wood siding and trim products.

LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORPORATION

COLLINS PRODUCTS LLC*

THICKNESS COMPANY AND MILL LOCATION BRAND NAMES WOOD CERTIFICATION TRIM (L X W) LAP SIDING PANEL SIDING CATEGORIES (INCHES)

SPECIAL ITEMS

UNPRIMED

TRIM

PREFINISHED

SIDING TEXTURED SIDING

www.truwoodsiding.com • (800) 417-3674 Klamath Falls, Oregon TruWood Siding & Trim FSC •

Engineered Wood Siding and Trim REVERSIBLE

SMOOTH TRIM

INTERIOR PANELING

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CERTIFIED WOOD

WOOD VENEER

VINYL FILM

THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATE

SATURATED PAPER

POLYPROPYLENE

POLYESTER

PHENOLIC

MDO / HDO

LIGHT BASIS WEIGHT PAPER

HIGH PRESSURE LAMINATES

HEAT TRANSFER FOIL

DECORATIVE FOILS

3D LAMINATES

ULEF/NAF SUBSTRATE AVAILABLE*

Offering TFL on high spec pine NAF PB & MDF (no low line). 80 colors

SPECIAL TREATMENTS, FEATURES AND CAPABILITIES

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SUBSTRATES OFFERED

ECC PB, MDF, NAF PB, NAF MDF

No

Mixed load capabilities. Multiple TFL textures and designs. Wood

• • veneers. Cut to size program availability.

PB

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

PB, MDF, Veneer Core

Yes

PB, MDF, Veneer Core

Yes

Exact matching across multiple product lines from one location. Featuring: custom lamination of flat panels (HPL, foils, vinyl, surf(x), FRP, KYDEX,

Quality TFL and HPL bonded panels in over 800 attractive patterns

and cabinets.

The Kronodesign Global Collection offers over 130 colors/decors in

ADDITIONAL COMPANY CONTACT INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON PAGES 98–100.

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* Available with composite wood substrates that meet the no-added formaldehyde (NAF) and/or ultra-low emitting formaldehyde (ULEF) requirements of EPA’s TSCA Title VI and CARB.

Yes

No

No

MASTER 2020

Veneer Core, NAF, Moisture Resistant, PB, MDF

PB, MDF Gypsum, MR, FR, Plywood, NAF

www.kronospan-express.com • (256) 741-8755 stock. Matching edge banding and HPL available. Mix ship capabilities Eastaboga, Alabama Kronodesign • PB, MDF with raw MDF, PB and melamine faced MDF/PB.

KRONOSPAN LLC

from leading decorative paper suppliers. Multiple finish options, www.kmlcorp.com • (888) 358-5075 including Edgewood, Allusion and Vintage. Available in a range of Stockton, California FSC • • ecofriendly substrates as well as light weight panels. Slotwall panels, Tacoma, Washington FSC • • • edgebanding, shelving and custom components available.

KML CORPORATION

www.jmcwood.com • (314) 291-0414 Boltaron, Metal, Gyp, PBD, MDF), profile wrapped mouldings, membrane Bridgeton, Missouri • • • • • • • • • • • • pressing, miter-folding, contour & straight banding, routing and drilling. Full part fabrication and assembly to print. Capable of turnkey fixtures

JMC WOOD MANUFACTURING

www.funderamerica.com • (800) 438-6276 Hope, Arkansas FUNDER FSC PB, MDF No • • Multiple surface textures & glosses, complete fabrication/ component capability and multiple sizes. Mocksville, North Carolina • • Sebring, Florida • •

FUNDER AMERICA, INC.

www.flply.com • (850) 948-2211 Cut-to-size, bullnose edge, drawer sides, shelving, end panels, tops & Greenville, Florida • • • • • • bottoms. Particleboard manufactured in-house; homogeneous.

FLORIDA PLYWOODS, INC.

www.duraplay.com.mx • +52 627 5 23 98 00 Mix loads capabilities with raw PB, softwood and hardwood plywood, Chihuahua, Mexico Duramel, Duramel Sense, Duracore, Duralam • • • • • • CTS, bullnose and furniture parts.

DURAPLAY DE PARRAL, S.A.P.I DE CV

www.bestboard1.com • (619) 819-6064 Tijuana, Mexico Best Board

BESTBOARD IMPULSORA S.A. DE C.V

ULEF (Vesta™)

www.arauco-na.com • (800) 268-9830 Fire-rated PRISM TFL at all mills listed in a variety of textures and Albany, Oregon PRISM TFL FSC ®FR/ • • Producing (Duraflake substrates. Specialty products also include TFL lamination on thin Bennettsville, South Carolina PRISM TFL FSC • • Trupan FR), ® Moisture Resistant Grayling, Michigan PRISM TFL FSC • • MDF (Fibrex ), moisture resistant, fire-rated, NAF and ULEF (Vesta™), particleboard and MDF. (VESTA MR50), Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario PRISM TFL FSC NAF • • (Vesta™), St. Stephen, New Brunswick PRISM TFL FSC • •

(Fibrex ), Mende,

PB, MDF, HDF ARAUCO NORTH AMERICA ®

shelving, line-boring & grooving.

G2S 4x8 Engraved in Register. Also available in FSC. Large inventory for www.americanlaminates.com • (800) 800-2536 Riverbank, California FSC • • just in time delivery programs to western USA; including edge-banded

PRODUCER

PB, MDF OR HB

Guide

Buyers

AMERICAN LAMINATES, INC. in stock with 3 textures: Fine Furniture Finish, Real Wood Texture and

COMPANY AND LOCATION BRAND NAMES

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VINYL FILM

THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATE

SATURATED PAPER

POLYPROPYLENE

POLYESTER

PHENOLIC

MDO / HDO

LIGHT BASIS WEIGHT PAPER

HIGH PRESSURE LAMINATES

HEAT TRANSFER FOIL

DECORATIVE FOILS

3D LAMINATES

ULEF/NAF SUBSTRATE AVAILABLE*

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Cut to size, LP in one / two faces, Thickness up to one inch, Mix PB/MDF.

High quality HPL panels and parts delivered on time, as promised. Core and Laminate available from all leading manufactures. Panel processing including cutting, contour and straight line edgebanding, CNC routing and boring. Custom stocking programs available.

PB, MDF

PB, MDF, HB, Plywood, FR, MR

Fully integrated component manufacturer with three facilities

PB, MDF, HB, Plywood

No

Yes

Yes

No

Laminator and manufacturer of custom furniture (university

PB, MDF, HB,

PB, MDF, HB, Plywood, Veneer Core, NAF, Fire Retardant, Moisture Resistant

All locations:

Fire Rated PB & MDF, NAF, ULEF, and NAUF

www.panolam.com • (800) 672-6652 (Auburn, ME; Huntsville, ON). Auburn, Maine Pionite & Nevamar® Surface Systems • Huntsville, Ontario Panolam®, Pluswood® TFL FSC • •

PB, MDF, Hardwood Plywood

PANOLAM INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL, INC. Two laminating plants located throughout North America

elevator cab panels and component parts. Services include project management, design & engineering, cut-to-size, edgebanding, drilling & routing, hardware & final assembly.

residential life, medical casework/millwork, government quarters), Plywood, Fipro www.panelspec.com • (254) 774-9800 non-combustible wall panel systems, non-combustible marine panels, airport jetway & Temple, Texas FSC • • • • • • vermiculate panels,

PANEL SPECIALISTS, INC.

www.panel.com • (800) 433-7142 Claudville, Virginia • • • • • Custom components manufacturer and laminator with fully facilities throughout the country. Multiple lamination Coldwater, Michigan • integrated painting and fabrication options for high quality panel Eufaula, Alabama • • • • • capabilities, Cut-to-size, drilling, punching, edge banding, CNC routing, Holland, Michigan • • • products. Klamath Falls, Oregon FSC • • • • • • • line boring and perforation. Pennsauken, New Jersey • •

PANEL PROCESSING, INC.

Yes

Yes

No

No

www.olon.com • (905) 877-7300 All locations: profile wrapped cabinet stiles, rails and laminated Geneva, Illinois Decorative Laminates FSC MDF, Solid Wood, • • • • • • • • • Decorative Georgetown, Ontario Mouldings & Panels FSC with NEXGEN®, PET, vinyl and lightweight paper decors. Vinyl Metal, Backers, No • • • • • • • • • panels wrapped drawer components, v-grooved, blank, Jefferson, Indiana Mouldings & Panels FSC Fiberglass, • • • • • • • • • & polypropylene mitrefold and KD drawer systems. Baltic & Chinese birch plywood Lexington, North Carolina Drawers Systems • Plastic and solid wood drawer components. Washington, Indiana Drawer Systems FSC • • •

OLON INDUSTRIES INC.

www.mjbwood.com • (972) 401-0005 nationally providing lamination, cut-to-size, edge banding, CNC Dallas, Texas • • • • • • • routing, drilling, and custom component capabilities.

MJB WOOD GROUP, LLC

www.masisa.com • (214) 289-5464 Laminated melamine/TFL on EPA TSCA Title VI/CARB 2 Chihuahua, Mexico Masisa FSC PB, MDF • particleboard substrate.

MASISA MEXICO

• • •

FSC

www.macosa.com.mx • +52 (55) 5715-5870 Tlalnepantla, Mexico MACOPELL, MACOMELL, MACOPLAY

MADERAS CONGLOMERADAS S.A. DE C.V.

www.laminateworks.com • (877) 940-9040 Kansas City, Kansas

LAMINATE WORKS, INC.

Fully integrated manufacturing facilities featuring continuous and www.lamtech.net • (800) 231-2523 HPL laminating, membrane pressing plus full fabrication capabilities. Diboll, Texas All locations: • • • • • • • • • • • Double sided continuous laminators capable of laminating papers, Gallatin, Tennessee • • • • • • • • • • • PB, MDF, vinyls, polyester and polypropylene. HPL panels available in many sizes Hardwood Plywood, Ridgeway, Virginia • • • • • • • • • • • and from all major HPL manufactures. Full fabricating capabilities at Spokane, Washington Veneer Core all locations including cut-to-size, edge banding, drilling, dadoing, toe Tiffin, Ohio • • • • • • • • • • • White City, Oregon • notching, mitre folding and routing for custom components.

LAMINATE TECHNOLOGIES

PB, MDF CERTIFIED SUBSTRATES SPECIAL TREATMENTS, FEATURES AND CAPABILITIES OR HB COMPANY AND LOCATION BRAND NAMES WOOD OFFERED PRODUCER

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Decorative Dynamics

FSC

• • • • • • • •

Surforma® HPL to its Sommet® and Prélude® TFL Series, made from the same texture plates and printed décors. Also available with a wide range of complementary products, including PVC edgebanding, polyester wrapped mouldings, thermovinyl films and five-piece doors. All of Tafisa's TFL decors are available on ULEF PB panels.

PB, MDF, Plywood

PB, MDF, ULEF PB

Yes

Yes

No

Yes Yes

Yes

No

* Available with composite wood substrates that meet the no-added formaldehyde (NAF) and/or ultra-low emitting formaldehyde (ULEF) requirements of EPA’s TSCA Title VI and CARB.

WOOD VENEER

THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATE

VINYL FILM

SATURATED PAPER POLYPROPYLENE

POLYESTER

MDO / HDO

PHENOLIC

HIGH PRESSURE LAMINATES

LIGHT BASIS WEIGHT PAPER

HEAT TRANSFER FOIL

DECORATIVE FOILS ULEF/NAF SUBSTRATE*

3D LAMINATES

PB, MDF, NAUF, PB, NAUF MDF

surface&panel

MASTER 2020

ADDITIONAL COMPANY CONTACT INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON PAGES 98–100.

www.wilsonart.com • (254) 207-7000 Exact match of design and texture with more than 225 designs offered in 9 textures for HPL, TFL and Edgeband. Our large inventory and Temple, Texas Wilsonart FSC • • • • • • reliable service ensures quick shipment on all products. Oxford, Mississippi

WILSONART LLC

pressure laminates, PVC edgebanding, mouldings, 3D laminates and UNIBOARD

NU Green MDF, PB, HDF, NAF/ULEF PB, 5 piece door profiles. All surfaces available on particleboard or MDF www.uniboard.com • (800) 263-5240 MR10, MR50, FR, Multiple surface textures/glosses and multiple sizes. FSC Yes Sayabec, Quebec Uniboard TFL, Particleboard, MDF, NU Green® • • (NAF/ULEF). MDF, Lite MDF, Thermally fused laminate panels with custom designs: WilsonArt, Uniboard TFL, Particleboard, MDF, NU Green® Val-d'Or, Quebec FSC Yes • • Formica, Ultralite MDF Arclin and other papers available.

Thermally fused laminate panels. Matching products such as high

Thermofused laminate panels, rolled laminates (vinyl & foil), UV www.timberproducts.com • (800) 547-9520 finish, extensive custom components capabilities, drawer sides (square edged or bullnosed UV), shelving. Specialty textured Spectraboard, Spectracore, ColorLam, FSC White City, Oregon • • • • • • • • • Decraboard, Coatings laminates, hardwood face/laminate back panels.

TIMBER PRODUCTS COMPANY (SPECTRUM DIVISION)

www.tafisa.ca • (888) 882-3472 Tafisa Decorative Panels FSC Lac-Mégantic, Quebec • • • Prélude®, Sommet® , Surforma®

TAFISA CANADA INC. Tafisa Decorative Panels are offered with a complete matching line of

StevensWood Matching program of TFL panels and HPL in the latest surface textures including synchronized woodgrains textures. All designs www.stevens-wood.com • (217) 857-7100 PB, MDF, Plywood, Effingham, Illinois FSC • • • • • include the availability of matching banding, HPL, doors, 5-piece doors, Fire-rated PB, MDF. light basis weight paper and vinyl. All available in industry leading GRN Teutopolis, Illinois Legno Collection, Artika & Rain Collection, FSC • • • • • MR PB, MDF. core for any LEED requirements to Ply Core for a lightweight option. StevensWood™ Stevens HPL, Stevens Shelf™, Cut-to-size parts, post form countertops, slat-wall, shelving. Custom TFL NAF (Green) PB, MDF Essentials Collection panels in Pionite, Wilsonart, Formica and Arclin designs.

STEVENS INDUSTRIES, INC.

SkyPly Hardwood Plywood, PB, MDF, VC, HB, ULEF SkyBlend® PB, Arreis, Medex, Medite, Medite II, Medite FR, Medite 3D

www.roseburg.com • (800) 245-1115 Dillard, Oregon Duramine® TFL, Duramine® Medite FR, FSC shipments of flat panel, CTS, edge-treated matching surfaces • • • • • Mixed SkyPly Hardwood Plywood, UltraFinish, RediPly, from this integrated producer of custom designs, Wilsonart, Arclin MelaGard, RediShelf, SkyBlend® and others. Missoula, Montana Duramine® TFL, MelaGard, SkyBlend® FSC • • Simsboro, Louisiana Duramine® TFL , Duramine® Medite FR, SkyBlend® FSC • •

PB, MDF, Plywood, NAF, NAUF PB & MDF FR PB & MDF

ROSEBURG

PREMIER EUROCASE

Full spectrum panel laminating. Thermofused HD melamine offering a distinctive deep grain texture. Lightweight PUR panel production www.premiereurocase.com • (303) 373-9718 using aluminum & paper honeycomb. cores. High Gloss Acrylic Denver, Colorado PureCore TFL, Roucke TFL, FSC • • • • • • laminations using PUR. High-pressure laminate panels from all major Roucke HD, Reflekt HPL brands. 3D membrane pressing.

Waco, Texas

www.patrickind.com • (574) 294-7511 Boise, Idaho Decorative Dynamics FSC • • • • • • • • Eight laminating facilities with multiple roll laminating machines. Decatur, Alabama Decorative Dynamics FSC • • • • • • • • All are capable of paper, vinyl and polypropylene lamination. Most Elkhart, Indiana Decorative Dynamics FSC PB, MDF, • • • • • • • • have high-production HPL panel lay-up capabilities too. Many offer Fontana, California Decorative Dynamics • • • • • • • cut-to-size Plywood, NAF, No services along with drawer-sides, shelving and other Mt. Joy, Pennsylvania Decorative Dynamics FSC • • • • • • • • component NAUF PB & MDF, parts. A fully integrated component facility in Elkhart, IN Phoenix, Arizona Decorative Dynamics • • • • • can laminate, route, drill, edge-band, contour edge-band, edge foil, FR PB & MDF Tualatin, Oregon Decorative Dynamics FSC • • • • • • • • and manufacture slotwall.

PATRICK INDUSTRIES, INC.

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HIGH PRESSURE LAMINATES

DECORATIVE FOILS

CPL (CONTINUOUS PRESSED LAMINATE)

3D LAMINATES

PHENOLIC

LIGHT BASIS WEIGHT PAPER

SATURATED PAPER

POLYPROPYLENE

POLYESTER

VINYL FILM

THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATE

• • •

WOOD VENEER

Premeer®

www.olon.com • (630) 232-4705 Geneva, Illinois NEXGEN®

OLON INDUSTRIES INC. (DECORATIVES DIVISION)

• • •

• • •

• • • •

• • •

Formica® Laminate, 180fx® Laminate, IdealEdge® Decorative Edging, ColorCore®2 Laminate and Compact, DecoMetal® Metal Laminate, HardStop™ Decorative Protection Panels, Formica® Compact, Formica® Solid Surfacing, Infiniti® Laminate, Formica® Writable Surfaces, Envision® Custom Laminate

www.lamigraf.com • (404) 583-6254 Barcelona, Spain Bönen, Germany Curitiba, PR, Brazil

LAMIGRAF, INC.

www.interprint.com • (413) 443-4733 Pittsfield, Massachusetts

INTERPRINT, INC.

www.formica.com • (800) 367-6422 Cinncinnati, Ohio

FORMICA CORPORATION

SPECIAL TREATMENTS, FEATURES AND CAPABILITIES

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Buyers

Decorative and solid color printed papers for TFL, HPL and laminate flooring market.

Standard and specialty high pressure laminates, compact laminate, decorative edges and trim, solid surfacing and protection panels.

Melamine backers and treated décor papers for laminate flooring and TFL.

Pre applied hot melt adhesive for light basis weight papers, decorative foils and film.

Glue film, PG backers, technical films, natural fibre, composite mat, coated glass mat, decorative prints for surfaces.

Decorative printing of saturating papers up to 2700mm wide, along with full digital design and engraving services.

Decorative printing of saturating papers up to 2700mm wide, OPP and PVC film printing, along with full digital design and engraving services.

Specialty laminates include: chemical resistant, fingerprint resistant, anti-microbial, color-through, metal, fire-rated, compact, writable, custom digital laminate and magnetic.

Formica® High Pressure Laminate offers a broad range of solid colors, woodgrains, and patterns in a variety of finishes.

High clarity wear resistant overlays for residential and heavy commercial flooring applications, available for deep textures and with enhanced scuff resistance; woodgrains, solids and pigmented whites in roll or sheet form, embossed in register or antistatic; FSC certification; Cleaning paper for press plates.

Suppliers of light basis weight paper and decorative foils with or without adhesive. Quick ship program with over 40 colors in stock. One roll or truck load quantities available.

Arclin's E-Gen™ designated decorative overlays are available for TFL, flooring and industrial surfacing applications. Available with FSC® Chain of Custody Certification. High wear and impact resistant laminate.

A complete product portfolio including white and solid color decor papers for Base paper manufacturer (saturated and pre-impregnated) for the printing, HPL/CPL and LPL, print base papers, pre-impregnated foil base papers, backer papers, core papers and inkjet papers suitable for digital decor printing. saturating & laminating industry.

OTHER PRODUCT TYPES

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NEXGEN® laminates are aligned with TFL & HPL manufacturers: American Laminates, Arauco Cleaf, Egger, Formica, KML, Panel NEXGEN™ Thermally Fused Processing, Roseburg, Stevens, Tafisa, Uniboard and Wilsonart. Continuous Decorative Laminates. Over 200 exact match colors and finishes. Saturated products with polyester resins, such as decor cellulose paper, fiberglass and backers.

www.melamine-papers.com • (413) 575-8985 Lexington, North Carolina Liquiclean, Liquilay, Meladur •

BMK AMERICAS LLC

www.aacchotmelts.com • (978) 688-7400 Lawrence, Massachusetts • •

AMERICAN ADHESIVE COATINGS LLC

www.arclin.com • (877) 689-9145 Roswell, Georgia

ARCLIN

www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com • (720) 633-7252 Kaukauna, Wisconsin

AHLSTROM-MUNKSJO

COMPANY AND LOCATION

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North American manufacturer of 3D, 2D and Paper Laminates with short lead times, leading print designs, small minimum orders, extensive stock program and a range of performance coatings. Variety of constructions with matching designs across constructions (harmony program) provides the best application of laminate based on cost and functional requirements. TFL matching program, Emboss in Register (EIR) capability and pre-matched edgebanding program.

Resopreg Treated Papers ProWrap® Polyester and Melamine

• • • •

®

Custom print capabilities in TFL and HPL. ProWrap Polyester and Melamine in standard and high-wear laminates in a variety of textures.

Riken 3D Laminate Collection, Supermatte Soft Feel

• •

ADDITIONAL COMPANY CONTACT INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON PAGES 98–100.

WOOD VENEER

THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATE

VINYL FILM

SATURATED PAPER POLYPROPYLENE

POLYESTER LIGHT BASIS WEIGHT PAPER

PHENOLIC

HIGH PRESSURE LAMINATES CPL (CONTINUOUS PRESSED LAMINATE)

DECORATIVE FOILS

3D LAMINATES

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Stocking distributor with same day shipping and an on-staff technical department. HPL/TFL matching program. Slitting services available. PVC & PET High Gloss and solid color 3DL program. Printed designs with a wide range of embossings from ultra-smooth to deep texture. Special surfaces available for health care and fixture & display markets. PETG 1D and 2D highgloss and super matte films with scratch resistant surface. Large selection of in-stock edgebanding for all zero-joint edge processing technology.

Innovative surface specialist offering printed, impregnated and finished surfaces, digital printing, global design and trend expertise. Single source decor development and printing production. Worldwide presence with 18 production facilities, including North America.

Ultracast® captures 100% of the intended texture with a robust acrylic matrix impervious to heat, pressure or usage, no gloss shifts, no fidelity loss with use. FSC, SFI, PEFC available upon request. Vast catalog of flat and textured release paper and film for decorative laminate market (CPL, HPL, LPL).

www.ssinorthamerica.com • (973) 598-0152 Randolph, New Jersey Klöckner Pentaplast, Pentadecor®, 2D and 3D • • • • • • Phenolic backed 3D Laminates, Film, kpExtreme™, EGR, Stylelite®, Acrylic sheets, Peel n stick 3D laminates, High gloss acrylic sheets, MKT Alpha Tape edge 2D Acrylics, Toray, Radiance 1D and 2D Scratch banding - ABS, PP, hot air, laser. Resistant Films, MKT Alpha-Tape® Edgebanding PP & ABS, Alpha-Tape Zero® laser, hot-air, near infrared Alpha-Tape Metallica®

SURFACE SOURCE INTERNATIONAL

www.schattdecor.com • (314) 400-6100 Maryland Heights, Missouri

SCHATTDECOR, INC.

commercial spaces.

High quality 3D Laminates (thermofoil) for residential and commercial interior applications. The 3D laminate collection offers extensive colors and patterns in 5 finishes: high gloss, satin, matte, DT, and supermatte. DT finish features durability, scratch and stain resistance. Supermatte also includes a Soft Feel.

Decorative glass films for windows

• • • and glass partitions suitable for

www.sappirelease.com • (617) 423-7300 Westbrook, Maine Ultracast®, Classics

SAPPI NORTH AMERICA

www.riken-usa.com • (248) 513-3511 Novi, Michigan

RIKEN U.S.A. CORPORATION

www.panolam.com • (800) 672-6652 Auburn, Maine Morristown, Tennessee

PANOLAM INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL, INC.

www.omnova.com/laminates • (866) 332-5226 Auburn, Pennsylvania OMNOVA Laminates-surf(x) 3D Laminates, • • • • • • • surf(x) 3D laminates, 2D laminates Beachwood, Ohio 3D Laminates, surf(x) Matte Luxe 3D Laminates, and paper laminates, pre-applied adhesive coated laminates, broad Jeanette, Pennsylvania 2D Laminates, surf(x)® Echo™ 3D Laminates, range of performance films, acrylic Monroe, North Carolina Paper Laminates and Harmony Program and PET films.

OMNOVA SOLUTIONS INC.

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DECORATIVE FOILS

CPL (CONTINUOUS PRESSED LAMINATE)

3D LAMINATES

snowTEG; glueTEG; balanceTEG; technoTEG; decorTEG; primeTEG; rhinoTEG

BRAND NAMES

THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATE

SATURATED PAPER

POLYPROPYLENE

POLYESTER

PHENOLIC

• • •

WOOD VENEER

VINYL FILM

Decorative, white, black and unicolors melamine papers for TFL and HPL/ CPL. Phenolic papers (PSF, MDO) Dry glue lines & backers for veneering.

OTHER PRODUCT TYPES

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High quality products manufactured individually for customer's needs. Own resin plant allowing producing tailor made solutions. Transparent overlays HPL and veneering. Deep structure solutions. Cleaning paper for melamine and phenolic presses.

SPECIAL TREATMENTS, FEATURES AND CAPABILITIES

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Supplier of interior laminates for residential and commercial settings offering a broad range of products including 3D laminates, 2D laminates, flat (1D) laminates, finish foil and matching edgebanding. We provide interior surface solutions that meet the highest requirements in design, quality and overall performance. Matching TFL/HPL program.

• • • •

• • • •

In stock and custom manufactured decorative solid color laminating dri erase and matte finishes available.

papers using electron beam cure technology. Smooth, stipple, high gloss,

Printed PVC and Non-PVC films, Pre-applied hotmelt adhesive.

saturating grade papers and films (PVC and Non-PVC) from two North American printing facilities. Complete in-house design development offering a variety of synchronized emboss finishes and textures. Capabilities include the complete process from design development, to engraving, to printing and applying hotmelt glue adhesives.

Wilsonart Laminate, Wilsonart Quartz, • • • • Wilsonart Solid Surface, Wilsonart Decorative Metal, Wilsonart Adhesive

ADDITIONAL COMPANY CONTACT INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON PAGES 98–100.

www.wilsonart.com • (254) 207-7000 Temple, Texas

Wilsonart Coordinated Surfaces: Laminate, TFL Panels and Edgeband and Performance and Specialty Laminates.

AEON™ enhanced performance; custom/digital laminates; RE-COVER™ and Solicor™ laminates; performance laminate types: chemical resistant, fire-rated, markerboard, chalkboard, high wear laminates.

WILSONART LLC

www.uscoating.com • (803) 957-3377 Lexington, South Carolina

U.S. COATING COMPANY

www.toppaninteramericainc.com • (770) 957-5060 McDonough, Georgia G-Effect, HdOne, Fortina, 3dLUXE Morgantown, Pennsylvania G-Effect, HdOne, Fortina, 3dLUXE

Designer, printer and supplier of decorative light weight basis papers, TOPPAN INTERAMERICA INC.

industries.

and pre-impregnated papers) for the foil, backer and inkjet-compatible papers. www.felix-schoeller.com • (315) 298-8889 printing, saturating and laminating Pulaski, New York

Newark, Delaware

www.syndecor.com • (302) 326-5500

Full range of LPL, HPL, printbase, preimpregnated (PRIP®), edgebanding,

Ultralam PET luxury polymer laminate for high gloss and super matte panels.

Pre-applied hotmelt adhesive coating for all weights of foil and edgings. Slitting services.

TECHNOCELL DEKOR Base paper manufacturer (saturating

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SynDECOR®, SynDECOR EA

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SynDECOR BOPP film engineered for décor printing and lamination.

TAGHLEEF INDUSTRIES

www.synergythermofoils.com • (954) 420-9553 Coral Springs, FL

SYNERGY THERMAL FOILS, INC.

www.na.surteco.com • (800) 992-3936 Agawam, Massachusetts Myrtle Beach, South Carolina TecoFoil, TecoLine, TecoPrint, TecoSmart, TecoFilm, TecoRelease

Flat surface and profile wrap foils in post impregnated, pre-impregnated and SURTECO NORTH AMERICA

www.surfactor.com • (360) 485-2909 Lacey, Washington

SURFACTOR AMERICAS LLC

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UV-cured powder coated MDF component finishing serving retail, health care,

Wood powder coating, custom components, cut-to-size, CNC routing.

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MDF

MDF

Industrial coatings for wood and wood-like substrates for exterior & interior composites, structural panels, doors and windows, floors, moldings as well as kitchen cabinets and furniture manufacturers. Water-based, 100% UV and solvent borne coating technologies.

hospitality, education & office furniture industies and more, cut to size, custom

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ADDITIONAL COMPANY CONTACT INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON PAGES 98–100.

PB, www.roseburg.com • (800) 245-1115 ULEF SkyBlend®, UV fill and topcoat on PB, MDF, or hardwood plywood; wood grain print, PB, ULEF Dillard, Oregon UltraFinish-UV Cured Paints & Finishes, SkyBlend®, FSC Yes Thin MDF, MDF, VC, acrylic solid colors with custom color program, prefinished shelving SkyPly Hardwood Plywood, RediFinish, RediShelf FR MDF, • • and edge banding on one to four sides. MR MDF, NAF MDF

ROSEBURG

www.funderamerica.com • (800) 438-6276 Mocksville, North Carolina FSC

UVMax® FSC /SFI •

FUNDER AMERICA, INC.

www.dvuv.com • (216) 741-5511 Cleveland, Ohio

DVUV, LLC

www.axaltawoodcoatings.com • (336) 889-2157 High Point, North Carolina

AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS

Other specialties available such as chalkboard, markerboard, silkscreen-able paint finishes, unlimited solid colors and wood grain print.

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Industrial wood coatings and adhesives that provide protective and decorative properties for wood, MDF, wood composites and wood-based products. AkzoNobel specializes in building products interior and exterior, cabinetry, contract furniture, residential furniture, flooring, windows, doors, distribution and more.

www.arauco-na.com • (800) 268-9830 printed directly on one face of our Fibrex thin high density MDF. Water-based Fibrex Paint FSC system applied along with either an acrylic or optional UV-cured topcoat. St. Stephen, New Brunswick • • paint

ARAUCO NORTH AMERICA

www.akzonobel.com • (336) 841-5111 High Point, North Carolina

PRINTING

CERTIFIED WOOD SPECIAL TREATMENTS, FEATURES, CAPABILITIES AND SERVICES

LIQUID COATING

AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC.

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TecoFoil, TecoLine, TecoPrint, TecoSmart, TecoFilm, TecoRelease

Pre-applied hotmelt adhesive coating for all weights of foil and edgings.

You’ll Hear It Here First

ADDITIONAL COMPANY CONTACT INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON PAGES 98–100.

McDonough, Georgia

www.toppaninteramericainc.com • (770) 957-5060 Pre-applied hotmelt adhesive coating for light basis weight paper, decorative foils and backing materials.

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Manufactures adhesives for wood assembly, solid edge and face gluing, engineered product lamination and finger jointing. New product innovation Advantage 460 is developed specifically for bonding HPL and wood veneer to fire-rated or borated particleboard and fiberboard.

TOPPAN INTERAMERICA INC.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

www.na.surteco.com • (800) 992-3936

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Manufacturer of pre-applied hotmelt adhesive coating for light basis weight paper, decorative foils, backing materials and OPP film.

SURTECO NORTH AMERICA

Columbus, Ohio

www.franklinadhesivesandpolymers.com • (800) 877-4583

FRANKLIN ADHESIVES & POLYMERS

Lawrence, Massachusetts

www.aacchotmelts.com • (978) 688-7400

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Sales Information 2020 Information about company products offered by category can be found on pages 84-97.

AHLSTROM-MUNKSJO 600 Thilmany Road Kaukauna, Wisconsin 54130 (720) 633-7252 wayne.franklin@ahlstrom-munksjo.com www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com

ARCLIN 1000 Holcomb Woods Parkway, Suite 342 Roswell, Georgia 30076 (877) 689-9145 info.decorative@arclin.com www.arclin.com

FLORIDA PLYWOODS, INC. PO Box 458, 1228 NW US 221 Greenville, Florida 32331 (850) 948-2211 Fax (850) 948-4616 info@flply.com www.flply.com

• OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

• PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER • LAMINATOR

AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS 1717 English Rd High Point, North Carolina 27262 (336) 889-2157 Fax (336) 802-4736 woodorders.us@axalta.com www.axaltawoodcoatings.com • COATING MANUFACTURER

• OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

• OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC. 1431 Progress Avenue High Point, North Carolina 27260 (336) 841-5111 Fax (336) 883-8494 infowfaus@akzonobel.com www.akzonobel.com www.chemcraft.com • COATING MANUFACTURER

AMERICAN ADHESIVE COATINGS LLC 12 Osgood Street Lawrence, Massachusetts 01843 (978) 688-7400 Fax (978) 691-5015 dtemples@gmail.com www.aacchotmelts.com • OVERLAY MANUFACTURER • LAMINATING ADHESIVE SUPPLIER

AMERICAN LAMINATES, INC. 3142 Talbot Avenue/PO Box 778 Riverbank, California 95367 (800) 800-2536 Fax (209) 869-4040 sales@americanlaminates.com www.americanlaminates.com • LAMINATOR

ARAUCO NORTH AMERICA CENTRAL SUPPORT CENTER/CORPORATE OFFICE

400 Perimeter Center Terrace, Suite 750 Atlanta, GA 30346 (800) 261-4890

BESTBOARD IMPULSORA S.A. DE C.V P.O. Box 5224 Chula Vista, California 91912-5224 (619) 819-6064 Fax (619) 819-8490 araymond@bestboard1.com www.bestboard1.com • PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER • LAMINATOR

• OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

garthur@funderamerica.com

COLLINS PRODUCTS LLC 6410 Highway 66 Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601 www.collinswood.com

mwelch@funderamerica.com

(800) 417-3674 Fax (541) 884-7282 bbleichrodt@collinsco.com (EWST)

• MDF MANUFACTURER • PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER

DURAPLAY DE PARRAL, S.A.P.I. DE C.V. Av. Santa Barbara 21, Barrio de Espana Parral, Chihuahua Mexico CS 33870

INTERPRINT, INC. 101 Central Berkshire Blvd. Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201 (413) 443-4733 Fax (413) 443-6940 pstasiowski@interprint.com www.interprint.com

(800) 547-1793 Fax (541) 882-8671 mshuey@collinsco.com

MEXICO SALES

US SALES

(501) 732-0888 wayneschwerin@yahoo.com wayneschwerin@duraplay.com.mx www.duraplay.com.mx • MDF MANUFACTURER • PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER • LAMINATOR

DVUV, LLC 4641 Hinckley Industrial Parkway Cleveland, Ohio 44109 (216) 741-5511 Fax (216) 741-6611 sales@dvuv.com www.dvuv.com • COATER

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• ENGINEERED WOOD SIDING /TRIM MANUFACTURER

• PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER

3011 SE Salem Avenue Albany, Oregon 97321 (888) 650-6302 Fax (541) 928-4116

• MDF MANUFACTURER • PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER • LAMINATOR • COATER

• LAMINATOR

GP WOOD PRODUCTS LLC 303 S. Temple Dr. Diboll, Texas 75941 (800) 424-2311 Fax (855) 803-6251 pat.aldred@gapac.com www.buildgp.com

WESTERN US SALES

300 Technology Center Way, Suite 350 Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730 (877) 273-7680 Fax (800) 808-1454 marketing@arauco-na.com www.arauco-na.com

• LAMINATING ADHESIVE

FUNDER AMERICA, INC. PO Box 729 Mocksville, North Carolina 27028 (800) 438-6276 Fax (336) 751-5623 www.funderamerica.com

+52 (627) 523-9800 Ext.151 Fax +52 (627) 523-9817 joaquinmartinez@duraplay.com.mx www.duraplay.com.mx

EASTERN US SALES

FRANKLIN ADHESIVES & POLYMERS 2020 Bruck Street Columbus, Ohio 43207 (800) 877-4583 marketing@franklininternational.com www.franklinadhesivesandpolymers.com

BMK AMERICAS LLC 144 Welcome Center Court Lexington, North Carolina 27295 (336) 731-1425 jessica.calabrese@melamine-papers.com www.melamine-papers.com

80 Tiverton Court, Suite 701 Markham, Ontario L3R 0G4 (800) 268-9830 Fax (905) 475-3988

ST. STEPHEN AND SAULT STE. MARIE SALES

FORMICA CORPORATION 10155 Reading Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45241 (800) 367-6422 bryce.hartman@formica.com www.formica.com

• OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

JMC WOOD MANUFACTURING 13519 NW Industrial Drive Bridgeton, Missouri 63044 (314) 291-0414 jjappa@jmcwood.com www.jmcwood.com • LAMINATOR

KML CORPORATION 1616 Saint Paul Avenue Tacoma, Washington 98421 (888) 358-5075 Fax (253) 475-7517 gary@kmlcorp.com www.kmlcorp.com • LAMINATOR


SALES INFORMATION 2020

KRONOSPAN LLC EASTABOGA PLANT

1 Kronospan Way, Eastaboga, Alabama 36260 (256) 741-8755 Fax (256) 741-8757 boardsales@kronospanusa.com www.kronospan-express.com SHIPPENVILLE PLANT

MASISA MEXICO (FORESTAL TERRANOVA) Blvd. Juan Pablo II km 2.5 Col. Aeropuerto Chihuahua, Chihuahua Mexico CP 31384 +52 1 (844) 362-1716 alfredo.bastida@masisa.com www.masisa.com

143 Fiberboard Road Shippenville, Pennsylvania 16254 (800) 373-4383 Fax (814) 226-7586 boardsales@kronospanusa.com www.kronospan-express.com

MARSHFIELD DOORSYSTEMS, INC. 1401 East Fourth Street Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449 (800) 826-4020 Fax (715) 387-4218 www.masonite.com

• MDF MANUFACTURER • PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER • LAMINATOR

• PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER

LAMIGRAF, INC. 201 17th Street, Suite 300 Atlanta, Georgia 30363 (404) 583-6254 northamerica@lamigraf.com www.lamigraf.com

MJB WOOD GROUP, LLC 3100 Olympus Blvd., Suite 480 Dallas, TX 75019 (214) 289-5464 lgaskey@mjbwood.com www.mjbwood.com • LAMINATOR

• OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

LAMINATE TECHNOLOGIES 161 Maule Road Tifflin, Ohio 44883 (800) 231-2523 rjoseph@lamitech.net www.lamtech.net • LAMINATOR

OLON INDUSTRIES INC. 42 Armstrong Ave. Georgetown, Ontario L7G 4R9 (905) 877-7300 Fax (905) 877-7383 www.olon.com • LAMINATOR • OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

PANOLAM INDUSTRIES INT'L, INC. Muskoka Road 3, Box 7500 Huntsville, Ontario P1H 2J7 (800) 672-6652 Fax (708) 789-6658 www.panolam.com • PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER

20 Progress Drive Shelton, Connecticut 06484 (877) 726-6526 Fax (203) 225-0050 www.panolam.com • LAMINATOR • OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

PATRICK INDUSTRIES, INC. PO Box 638 Elkhart, Indiana 46515 (574) 294-7511 Fax (574) 524-7706 schrammj@patrickind.com www.patrickind.com • LAMINATOR

PLUMMER FOREST PRODUCTS 401 N. Potlatch Road / P.O. Box 788 Post Falls, Idaho 83854 (208) 457-8703 p.carey@plummerforest.com www.enstron.com • PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER

PREMIER EUROCASE 12000 E. 56th Avenue, Unit K Denver, Colorado 80239 (303) 373-9718 Fax: (303) 373-9710 awilzoch@premiereurocase.com www.premiereurocase.com

LAMINATE WORKS 1200 South 5th Street Kansas City, Kansas 66105 (877) 940-9040 www.laminateworks.com

OMNOVA SOLUTIONS INC. 25435 Harvard Road Beachwood, Ohio 44122 (866) 332-5226 laminates@omnova.com www.omnova.com/laminates

· LAMINATOR

• OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

LANGBOARD, INC. 548 Langboard Road Willacoochee, Georgia 31650 (912) 534-5959 Fax (912) 534-5904 mrobinson@langboard.com www.langboard.com

PAN PACIFIC PRODUCTS, INC. 610 W State Highway 3 Broken Bow, Oklahoma 74728 (580) 584-6247 Fax (580) 584-6230 shaneb@panpacificproducts.com www.panpacificproducts.com

• MDF MANUFACTURER

• MDF MANUFACTURER

LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORPORATION

WESTERN SALES

414 Union Street, Suite 2000 Nashville, Tennessee 37219 (888) 457-4246 Fax (877) 606-6015 www.lpcorp.com

PANEL PROCESSING, INC. 1030 Devere Drive Alpena, Michigan 49707 (800) 433-7142 solutions@panel.com www.panel.com

ROARING RIVER PLANT

• LAMINATOR

EASTERN SALES

PANEL SPECIALISTS, INC. 3115 Range Road Temple, Texas 76504 (254) 774-9800 Fax (254) 774-7222 customer.service@panelspec.com www.panelspec.com

12000 Findley Road, Suite 320 Johns Creek, Georgia 30097 (866) 387-2646 Fax (678) 474-1258 nikkib@rfpco.com treyg@rfpco.com www.roseburg.com

• LAMINATOR

RIKEN U.S.A. CORPORATION 26200 Town Center Drive, Suite 135 Novi, Michigan 48375 (248) 513-3511 Fax: (248) 513-3510 info@riken-usa.com www.riken-usa.com • OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

ROSEBURG EAST RIVER PLANT

414 Union Street, Suite 2000 Nashville, Tennessee 37219 (877) 777-6158 Fax (866) 743-3020 www.lpcorp.com • ENGINEERED WOOD SIDING /TRIM MANUFACTURER

MADERAS CONGLOMERADAS S.A. DE C.V. (MACOSA) Ave. San José # 2 San Juan Ixhuatepec Tlalnepantla, Edo. Mexico CP 54180 +52 (55) 5715-5870 francisco.avila@macosa.com.mx www.macosa.com.mx

• LAMINATOR

3660 Gateway Street, Springfield, Oregon 97477 (800) 245-1115 Fax (541) 679-2543 chadca@rfpco.com www.roseburg.com

• MDF MANUFACTURER • PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER • LAMINATOR • COATER

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SAPPI NORTH AMERICA 89 Cumberland St, PO Box 5000 Westbrook, Maine 04092 (207) 856-4146 lee.rossignol@sappi.com www.sappirelease.com

SWISS KRONO USA 810 Technology Drive Barnwell, South Carolina 29812 (866) 334-9923 sales@swisskronousa.com www.swisskronousa.com

UNIBOARD 5555 Ernest Cormier Laval, Quebec H7C259

• OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

• MDF MANUFACTURER

SCHATTDECOR, INC. 13950 Riverport Place Drive Maryland Heights, Missouri 63043 (314) 400-6100 Fax (314) 400-6123 info@schattdecor.us www.schattdecor.com

SYNERGY THERMAL FOILS, INC. 12175 NW 39th Street Coral Springs, Florida 33065 (954) 420-9553 Fax: (866) 783-4381 info@synergythermofoils.com www.synergythermofoils.com

(800) 263-5240 www.uniboard.com

• OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

• OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

STEVENS INDUSTRIES, INC. 704 West Main Teutopolis, Illinois 62467 (217) 857-7100 billl@stevensind.com www.stevens-wood.com

TAFISA CANADA INC 4660 Villeneuve Lac-Megantic, Quebec G6B 2C3 (888) 882-3472 Fax (888) 711-3472 tafisa@tafisa.ca www.tafisa.ca

• LAMINATOR

• PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER • LAMINATOR

STIMSON LUMBER COMPANY 520 Southwest Yamhill Street, Suite 700 Portland, Oregon 97204 (800) 445-9758 Fax (503) 295-1849 phenningfeld@stimsonlumber.com www.stimsonlumber.com • HARDBOARD

TAGHLEEF INDUSTRIES 500 Creek View Road, Suite 301 Newark, Delaware 19711 (302) 326-5500 Fax (302) 326-5501 john.lyons@ti-films.com www.syndecor.com • OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

SURFACE SOURCE INTERNATIONAL 961 Route 10E, Unit 2-i Randolph, New Jersey 07869 (973) 598-0152 Fax (973) 598-0156 info@ssinorthamerica.com www.ssinorthamerica.com • OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

TECHNOCELL DEKOR 179 County Route 2A Pulaski, New York 13142 (315) 298-8889 Fax (315) 298-8822 tllamberton@felix-schoeller.com www.felix-schoeller.com • OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

SURFACTOR AMERICAS LLC 1420 Marvin Road, Suite C #230 Lacey, Washington 98516 (360) 485-2909 hal.studer@surfactor.com www.surfactor.com • OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

SURTECO NORTH AMERICA 1175 Harrelson Boulevard Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577 (800) 992-3936 ed.bass@us.surteco.com www.na.surteco.com • OVERLAY MANUFACTURER • LAMINATING ADHESIVE SUPPLIER

Information about company products offered by category can be found on pages 84-97.

TIMBER PRODUCTS COMPANY AMPINE DIVISION, COMPOSITE PANEL GROUP

4020 Lennane Drive, Suite 103 Sacramento, California 95834 (800) 676-3339 Fax (916) 772-3415 krandle@timberproducts.com www.timberproducts.com MEDFORD DIVISION, COMPOSITE PANEL GROUP SPECTRUM DIVISION

PO Box 269, Springfield, Oregon 97477 (800) 547-9520 Fax (541) 744-5431 mherbert@timberproducts.com (MEDFORD) lburke@timberproducts.com (SPECTRUM) www.timberproducts.com • PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER • LAMINATOR

TOPPAN INTERAMERICA INC. 1131 Highway 155 South McDonough, Georgia 30253 (770) 957-5060 Fax (770) 957-6447 ppage@tia.toppan.com info@toppaninteramerica.com www.toppaninteramericainc.com • OVERLAY MANUFACTURER • LAMINATING ADHESIVE SUPPLIER

CUSTOMER SERVICE

(877) 864-8641 CANADA & US SALES

• MDF MANUFACTURER • PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER • LAMINATOR

UNILIN US MDF 149 Homanit USA Road Mt. Gilead, North Carolina 27306 (910) 439-6959 Fax (910) 439-6497 alex_campbell@mohawkind.com www.unilin.com • MDF MANUFACTURER

U.S. COATING COMPANY 465 Industrial Drive Lexington, South Carolina 29072 (803) 957-3377 Fax (803) 957-3357 info@uscoating.com www.uscoating.com • OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

WEBB FURNITURE ENTERPRISES, INC. 150 Jackson Street Galax, Virginia 24333 (276) 236-6141 Fax (276) 236-0963 jfrazier@webbfurn.com www.webbfurn.com • PARTICLEBOARD MANUFACTURER

WEST FRASER 1250 Brownmiller Road Quesnel, British Columbia Canada V2J 6P5 (250) 992-9254 Fax: (250) 992-3034 mdf@westfraser.com www.westfraser.com • MDF MANUFACTURER

WEYERHAEUSER MDF 105 Mills Drive Columbia Falls, Montana 59912 (800) 548-3099 Fax (406) 892-6870 www.weyerhaeuser.com • MDF MANUFACTURER

WILSONART LLC 2501 Wilsonart Drive Temple, Texas 76503 (254) 207-7000 Fax (254) 207-3209 smartline@wilsonart.com www.wilsonart.com • LAMINATOR • OVERLAY MANUFACTURER

WOODGRAIN COMPOSITES 2375 S Cobalt Point Way, Suite 101 Meridian, Idaho 83642 (888) 264-7372 particleboardsales@woodgrain.com www.woodgraincomposites.com • PARTICLEBOARD

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Konstanz, Germany +49 7531 99 43 44 baumerinspection.com

Greensboro, NC (800) 637-1609 columbiaforestproducts.com

Burlington, ON, Canada (905) 335-5669 ecosynthetix.com

AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC.

BEDFORD FALLS COMMUNICATIONS

CON-VEY KEYSTONE, INC.

EGGER WOOD PRODUCTS LLC

High Point, NC (336) 841-5111 akzonobel.com

Watertown, WI (920) 261-1947 surfaceandpanel.com

Roseburg, OR (541) 672-5506 con-vey.com

Lexington, NC (800) 940-9633 egger.com

AMERICAN ADHESIVE COATINGS LLC

BERNDORF BELT TECHNOLOGY

Gilberts, IL (847) 841-3300 berndorfband-group.com

CORNERSTONE CHEMICAL CORPORATION

ELECTRONIC WOOD SYSTEMS

Lawrence, MA (978) 688-7400 aacchotmelts.com AMERICAN LAMINATES, INC.      

BESTBOARD IMPULSORA S.A. DE C.V.

Riverbank, CA (800) 800-2536 americanlaminates.com

Chula Vista, CA (619) 819-6064 bestboard1.com

AMERIWOOD INDUSTRIES

BIOMASS ENGINEERING & EQUIPMENT

COVESTRO

Columbus, IN (317) 346-0711 biomassengineeringequipment.com

Pittsburgh, PA (412) 298-5037 covestro.com

BMK AMERICAS LLC

CUSTOM DOOR PARTS, INC.

Lexington, NC (336) 731-1425 melamine-papers.com

Grand Rapids, MI (616) 949-5000

Charlotte, NC (704) 912- 0000 grecon.us

DEUROWOOD PRODUCTIONS GMBH

Hard, Vorarlberg, Austria +43 557-4822-11284 deurowood.com

FLORIDA PLYWOODS, INC.

BUSH INDUSTRIES, INC.

Wright City, MO (636) 745-3351 ameriwoodhome.com

Waggaman, LA (504) 339-6340 cornerstonechemco.com

EVERGREEN ENGINEERING, INC. COSTA SANDERS LLC

Archdale, NC (336) 434-6644 costasanders.com

Jamestown, NY (716) 665-2000 bush.co

ARCLIN

Roswell, GA (877) 689-9145 arclin.com

CALPLANT 1, LLC

Willows, CA (530) 943-3763 calplant1.com

ARGOS SOLUTIONS AS

Apex, NC (919) 428-1262 argossolutions.no

CASEY INDUSTRIAL, INC.

Westminster, CO (720) 974-2659 caseyind.com

ASHLEY FURNITURE INDUSTRIES, INC.

Arcadia, WI (608) 323-3377 ashleyfurniture.com

CHEMISOL ITALIA S.R.L.

Castellanza, Italy +39 0331-523238 chemisol.it

AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS

High Point, NC (336) 889-2157 axaltawoodcoatings.com

CHEM-TREND LP

Howell, MI (517) 545-7844 chemtrend.com

B&W MEGTEC SYSTEMS

DePere, WI (920) 336-5715 durr-megtec.com BASF CORPORATION

Wyandotte, MI (734) 324-5481 performance-materials.basf.us

Paris, France +33 1-40-69-48-00 evertree-technologies.com FAGUS GRECON, INC.

ARAUCO NORTH AMERICA

Atlanta, GA (800) 261-4890 arauco-na.com

Eugene, OR (541) 484-4771 evergreenengineering.com EVERTREE SAS

ANDRITZ, INC.

Muncy, PA (570) 546-8211 andritz.com/group-en

Beaverton, OR (503) 643-6305 ews-usa.com

COGENT INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES LTD.

Richmond, BC, Canada (604) 207-8880 cogentind.com COLLINS PRODUCTS LLC

Klamath Falls, OR (800) 547-1793 collinswood.com

DIEFFENBACHER, INC.

Alpharetta, GA (770) 226-6394 dieffenbacher.com DOMINION CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.

Petersburg, VA (804) 733-7628 dominionchemical.com DURAPLAY DE PARRAL, S.A. DE C.V.

Chihuahua, Mexico (501) 732-0888 duraplay.com.mx DVUV, LLC

Cleveland, OH (216) 741-5511 dvuv.com ECOSE TECHNOLOGY

Mont-St-Guibert, Belgium +32 10-488-488 ecosetechnology.com ECOSTRAT, INC.

Toronto, ON, Canada (416) 968-8884 ecostrat.com

Greenville, FL (850) 948-2211 flply.com FOREST ECONOMIC ADVISORS LLC

Littleton, MA (978) 496-6335 getfea.com FORMICA CORPORATION

Cincinnati, OH (800) 367-6422 formica.com FRAMERICA CORPORATION

Yaphank, NY (800) 372-6422 framerica.com FRANKLIN ADHESIVES & POLYMERS

Columbus, OH (800) 877-4583 franklinadhesivesandpolymers.com FUNDER AMERICA, INC.

Mocksville, NC (800) 438-6276 funderamerica.com GEORGIA-PACIFIC CHEMICALS LLC

Atlanta, GA (541) 928-4171 gp-chemicals.com

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GP WOOD PRODUCTS LLC

KML CORPORATION

Diboll, TX (800) 424-2311 buildgp.com

Tacoma, WA (888) 358-5075 kmlcorp.com

HARDWOODS SPECIALTY PRODUCTS USLP

KRONOSPAN LLC

Langley, BC, Canada (604) 881-1988 hardwoods-inc.com

Eastaboga, AL (256) 741-8755 kronospan-express.com

MASISA MEXICO/FORESTAL TERRANOVA MEXICO S.A. DE C.V.

Chihuahua, Mexico +52 1 (844) 362-1716 masisa.com

PANEL WORLD

Montgomery, AL (334) 834-1170 panelworldmag.com

MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY

PANOLAM INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Starkville, MS (662)-325-2119 cfr.msstate.edu

Huntsville, ON, Canada (800) 672-6652 panolam.com

MJB WOOD GROUP, LLC

PATRICK INDUSTRIES, INC.

Dallas, TX (214) 289-5464 mjbwood.com

Elkhart, IN (574) 294-7511 patrickind.com

MODUL SYSTEME ENGINEERING GMBH

PLUMMER FOREST PRODUCTS

Laufen, Germany +49 8682-8928-0 modulsysteme.com

Post Falls, ID (208) 457-8703 enstron.com

MUNZING, INC.

PÖYRY MANAGEMENT CONSULTING

Bloomfield, NJ (973) 279-1306 munzing.com

New York, NY (646) 651-1547 poyry.com

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

PREMIER EUROCASE

Raleigh, NC (919) 515-2850 cnr.ncsu.edu

Denver, CO (303) 373-9718 premiereurocase.com

OCI MELAMINE

PRIME-LINE, INC.

Baton Rouge, LA (800) 615-8284 ocinitrogen.com

Malvern, AR (501) 332-4500 primelineinc.com

OLON INDUSTRIES, INC.

REPUBLIC ELITE

Georgetown, ON, Canada (905) 877-7300 olon.com

Addison, TX (972) 606-9667 republicind.com

OMNOVA SOLUTIONS

RIKEN U.S.A.

Beachwood, OH (866) 332-5226 omnova.com/laminates

Novi, MI (248) 513-3511 riken-usa.com

KOENIG & BAUER (US), INC. HEXION

Columbus, OH (888) 443-9466 hexion.com

Dallas, TX (469) 532-8000 koenig-bauer.com KTC INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

HUNTSMAN

The Woodlands, TX (281) 719-4916 huntsman.com

Surrey, BC, Canada (604) 592-3123 panelboard.net LAMIGRAF, INC.

HUTTON FOREST PRODUCTS, INC.

Cambridge, Ontario, Canada (519) 620-4374 hfpi.ca

Atlanta, GA (404) 583-6254 lamigraf.com LAMINATE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

IMA SCHELLING GROUP

Raleigh, NC (919) 544-0430 imaschelling.us

Tiffin, OH (800) 231-2523 lamtech.net LANGBOARD, INC.

IMAL-PAL GROUP

Stone Mountain, GA (509) 855-3411 imalpal.com

Willacoochee, GA (912) 534-5959 langboard.com LIMAB NORTH AMERICA, INC.

IMEAS, INC.

Peachtree City, GA (678) 364-1900 imeas.it

Charlotte, NC +1 704 321-0760 limab.com LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORPORATION

INDUSTRIAL FINISHES & SYSTEMS, INC.

Eugene, OR (541) 485-1503 industrialfinishes.com

Nashville, TN (888) 457-4246 lpcorp.com

INTERPRINT, INC.

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AGCENTER

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

ROSEBURG

Pittsfield, MA (413) 443-4733 interprint.com

Baton Rouge, LA (225) 578-4131 lfpdc.lsu.edu

Corvallis, OR (541) 737-4957 woodscience.oregonstate.edu

Springfield, OR (800) 245-1115 roseburg.com

IPCO

LYNDEN DOOR, INC.

PACIFIC MDF PRODUCTS, INC.

SAMUEL PACKING SYSTEMS GROUP

Totowa, NJ (973) 790-1600 processsystems.sandvik.com

Lynden, WA (360) 354-5676 lyndendoor.com

Rocklin, CA (916) 660-1882 pactrim.com

Woodbridge, IL (800) 323-4424 samuel.com

JMC WOOD MANUFACTURING

MADERAS CONGLOMERADAS S.A. DE C.V. (MACOSA)

PAN PACIFIC PRODUCTS, INC.

SAPPI NORTH AMERICA

Broken Bow, OK (580) 584-6247 panpacificproducts.com

Westbrook, ME (207) 856-4146 sappirelease.com

PANEL PROCESSING, INC.

SASCO CHEMICAL GROUP

Alpena, MI (800) 433-7142 panel.com

Albany, GA (229) 435-8394 sascochemical.com

PANEL SPECIALISTS, INC.

SAUDER WOODWORKING, INC.

Temple, TX (254) 774-9800 panelspec.com

Archbold, OH (419) 446-3652 sauder.com

Bridgeton, MO (314) 291-0414 jmcwood.com

Tlalnepantla, Mexico +52 55-5715-5870 macosa.com.mx

KINGS MOUNTAIN INTERNATIONAL

Kings Mountain, NC (704) 739-4227 kmiinc.net

MARSHFIELD DOORSYSTEMS, INC.

Marshfield, WI (800) 826-4020 masonite.com

KLINGSPOR ABRASIVES, INC.

Hickory, NC (800) 645-5555 kllingspor.com

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MASCO CABINETRY LLC

Ann Arbor, MI (734) 205-4695 mascocabinetry.com


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SCHATTDECOR, INC.

STIMSON LUMBER COMPANY

THE STOW COMPANY

WALKER EMULSIONS

Maryland Heights, MO (314) 400-6100 schattdecor.com

Portland, OR (800) 445-9758 stimsonlumber.com

Holland, MI (616) 994-7625 thestowcompany.com

Burlington, ON, Canada (905) 336-1216 walkerind.com

SEEMAC, INC.

STRATACHEM SOLUTIONS GROUP LP

TIMBER PRODUCTS COMPANY

WANHUA CHEMICAL

Carmel, IN (317) 844-3995 seemac.com

Nashville, TN (615) 382-4784 stratachemsolutions.com

Sacramento, CA (800) 676-3339 timberproducts.com

Newtown Square, PA (610) 566-5161 whchem.com

SESA S.P.A.

SUNSET MOULDING CO.

TOPPAN INTERAMERICA, INC.

WEBB FURNITURE ENTERPRISES, INC.

Valese, Italy +39 0331 631388 sesaplates.com

Yuba City, CA (530) 790-2790 sunsetmoulding.com

McDonough, GA (770) 957-5060 toppaninteramericainc.com

Galax, VA (267) 236-6141 webbfurn.com

SETZER FOREST PRODUCTS

SURFACE SOURCE INTERNATIONAL

TRICOYA TECHNOLOGIES

WEST FRASER

Sacramento, CA (916) 442-2555 setzerforest.com

Randolph, NJ (973) 598-0152 ssinorthamerica.com

Dallas, TX (972) 233-6565 tricoya.com

Quesnel, BC, Canada (250) 992-9254 westfraser.com

SHAW INDUSTRIES, INC.

SURFACTOR AMERICAS LLC

TSI

WEYERHAEUSER COMPANY

South Pittsburg, TN (423) 837-8651 shawinc.com

Lacey, WA (360) 485-2909 surfactor.com

Lynnwood, WA (425) 771-1190 tsi-inc.net

Columbia Falls, MT (800) 548-3099 weyerhaeuser.com

SHELL TRADING (US) COMPANY

SURTECO NORTH AMERICA

UCS FOREST GROUP

WILLAMETTE VALLEY CO.

Houston, TX (713) 230-9059

Myrtle Beach, SC (800) 992-3936 na.surteco.com

Mississauga, ON, Canada (800) 668-5353 ucsforestgroup.com

Eugene, OR (541) 484-9621 wilvaco.com

SUZANO CANADA

UNIBOARD

WILSONART LLC

Burnaby, BC, Canada (604) 453-1244 suzano.com.br

Laval, QC, Canada (800) 263-5240 uniboard.com

Temple, TX (254) 207-7000 wilsonart.com

SWISS KRONO LLC

UNILIN US MDF

WOOD-BASED COMPOSITES I/UCRC

Barnwell, SC (866) 334-9923 swisskronousa.com

Mount Gilead, NC (910) 439-6959 unilin.com

Blacksburg, VA (540) 231-7092 wbc.vt.edu

SYNERGY THERMAL FOILS

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE

Coral Springs, FL (954) 420-9553 synergythermofoils.com

Orono, ME (207) 581-4737 forest.umaine.edu

WOOD BASED PANELS INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE

SYNTECH

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE

Huntsville, AL (256) 571-5024 syntechsales.com

Knoxville, TN (865) 946-1119 ag.tennessee.edu

TAFISA CANADA, INC.

U.S. COATING COMPANY

Lac-Megantic, QC, Canada (888) 882-3472 tafisa.ca

Lexington, SC (803) 957-3377 uscoating.com

TAGHLEEF INDUSTRIES, INC.

VENANGO MACHINE CO., INC.

Newark, DE (302) 326-5500 syndecor.com

Wattsburg, PA (814) 739-2211 venangomachine.com

SIEMPELKAMP LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

Marietta, GA (770) 424-4141 siempelkamp-usa.com SMARTECH THE INDUSTRY PIVOT

Waltham, MA (888) 339-4359 smartech.com SONICAIRE

Winston Salem, NC (336) 712-2437 sonicaire.com SOUTH SHORE INDUSTRIES LTD.

Sainte-Croix, QC, Canada (418) 926-3291 southshorefurniture.com SPARTEK INDUSTRIES

Portland, OR (503) 283-4749 spartek.com STEINEMANN TECHNOLOGY AG

Charlotte, NC (704) 522-9435 steinemann.com STEVENS INDUSTRIES, INC.

Teutopolis, IL (217) 857-7100 stevens-wood.com STILES MACHINERY, INC.

Grand Rapids, MI (616) 698-7500 stilesmachinery.com

Sidcup, United Kingdom +44 1953-885210 wbpionline.com WOODWORKING NETWORK/FDMC – CCI MEDIA

Cedar Rapids, IA (319) 423-8001 woodworkingnetwork.com WOODGRAIN COMPOSITES

Meridian, Idaho (888) 264-7372 woodgraincomposites.com

TECHNICAL CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT

Langenzersdorf, Austria +43 2244-33870-11 surfaces-conference.com TECHNOCELL DEKOR

Pulaski, NY (315) 298-8889 felix-schoeller.com

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Aetna Plywood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191

KOMO Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153

Amerhart Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192

Lamigraf, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154

American Adhesives Coatings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110

Leitz Tooling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155

Amish Country Woodworx. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111

Lenderink Technologies, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156

Arauco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112

Lumbermenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195

Arclin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113

Milesi Wood Coatings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157

Atlantic Plywood Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193

MJB Wood Group Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .196

Bainbridge Manufacturing Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114

Munzing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158

Black Bros. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115

North American Plywood Corporation . . . . . . . . 159

Blum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116

Northern Contours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .160

BMK Americas LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

Olon Industries Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161

Burkle North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118

OMNOVA Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162

CAB Inc./Create-A-Bed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119

Panel Processing Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163

Canlak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120

Panolam Surface Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .164

Canon Solutions America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121

Parksite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197

Cefla North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122

Plunkett Distributing Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .198

Chemetal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123

PMK Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165

Collins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .124

Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .166

Columbia Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125

R&B Tool Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167

Cooper Enterprises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126

Renolit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .168

Dackor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127

Richelieu Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .199

Daubert Chemical Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128

Riken USA Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .169

Deerwood Fasteners (Pan America) . . . . . . . . . . . 129

Roseburg Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170

Dieffenbacher Zaisenhausen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130

Salice America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171

DVUV Wood Powder Coatings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131

Sappi Paper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172

Elias Woodworking & Manufacturing Ltd. . . . . 132

Schattdecor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173

Eurosoft Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133

ShopBot Tool. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174

Evergreen Engineering Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134

Sierra Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200

Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135

Smartech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175

Fagus GreCon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136

States Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176

Franklin International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137

Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177

Funder America Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138

Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178

Genesis Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139

Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179

Grass America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .140

Tafisa Canada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .180

Greenlam Laminates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141

Thermwood Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181

Hexion Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .142

Timber Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182

Hood Distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .194

Toppan Interamerica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183

Holz-Her. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143

Uniboard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .184

Hutton Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144

Upper Canada Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201

Hymmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145

Vortex Tool Company. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185

Impress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146

Web-Don . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202

InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147

West Fraser MDF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .186

Interprint, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148

Weyerhaeuser MDF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187

JMC Wood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149

Wilsonart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188

King Plastic Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150

Woodgrain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .189

Kings Mountain International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151

WPR/TAKA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .190

Koch Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152

Wurth North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .203

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Adhesives CONTACT Lenderink Technologies, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 EPOX Y Daubert Chemical Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Lenderink Technologies, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 HOTMELT Daubert Chemical Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Hexion Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Lenderink Technologies, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 WPR/TAKA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 HOTMELT L AMINATING SERVICE S American Adhesives Coatings LLC . . . . . . . . . . .110 Lenderink Technologies, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 POLYURETHANE DISPERSION Daubert Chemical Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 PUR Daubert Chemical Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Franklin International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137 Lenderink Technologies, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 PVA Franklin International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137 Hexion Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Lenderink Technologies, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 WPR/TAKA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 RE SINS PHENOLIC Hexion Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 UREA FORMALDEHYDE Hexion Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 RE SIN & PROCE SSING ADDITIVE S Hexion Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Lenderink Technologies, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Munzing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158

Components 3D L AMINATE Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 JMC Wood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Lenderink Technologies, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Northern Contours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 ACOUSTICAL PANEL S Decotone Surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Welformed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 CABINET BOXE S Cooper Enterprises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Elias Woodworking & Manufacturing Ltd. . . . . . .132 Funder America Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 Genesis Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 King Plastic Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 Lenderink Technologies, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Panel Processing Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163


MASTERS OF THE INDUSTRY Product & Service Categories Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 CABINET DOORS & DR AWER FRONTS Cooper Enterprises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Elias Woodworking & Manufacturing Ltd . . . . . . . .132 Funder America Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 JMC Wood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 King Plastic Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 Northern Contours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Olon Industries Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161 Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .177 CUT TO SIZE PANEL S Cooper Enterprises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Elias Woodworking & Manufacturing Ltd . . . . .132 Funder America Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 JMC Wood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Lenderink Technologies, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 North American Plywood Corporation . . . . . . . 159 Olon Industries Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161 Panel Processing Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 States Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 Timber Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 Woodgrain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 DR AWER BOXE S Amish Country Woodworx . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Blum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116 Cooper Enterprises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Elias Woodworking & Manufacturing Ltd . . . . .132 Funder America Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Grass America Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 JMC Wood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 King Plastic Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 Olon Industries Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161 Panel Processing Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Salice America Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .171 States Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 MILLWORK & MOLDINGS Amish Country Woodworx . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Arauco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Elias Woodworking & Manufacturing Ltd . . . . .132 Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 JMC Wood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Olon Industries Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 POWDER COATED DVUV Wood Powder Coating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 Funder America Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 SHELVING Cooper Enterprises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Funder America Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Northern Contours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Panel Processing Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163

Roseburg Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 Woodgrain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 SIZED/SURFACED COMPONENTS Cooper Enterprises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Elias Woodworking & Manufacturing Ltd . . . . . . . .132 Funder America Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 JMC Wood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Lenderink Technologies, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 North American Plywood Corporation . . . . . . . . . . 159 Olon Industries Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161 Panel Processing Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 States Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .177 WALL PANEL S Cooper Enterprises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Lenderink Technologies, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Panolam Surface Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 States Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 WOOD PL A STIC COMPOSITE S & L AMINATE S Cooper Enterprises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 King Plastic Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 Lenderink Technologies Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Panolam Surface Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 WORK SURFACE S Cooper Enterprises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 JMC Wood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Northern Contours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177

Décor Design DÉCOR PAPER PRINTERS ROTOGR AVUERE BMK Americas LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 Impress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 Interprint, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 Lamigraf, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154 Schattdecor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .173 Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 Toppan Interamerica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 DIGITAL Impress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 Interprint, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 Schattdecor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .173 DECOR ATIVE OVERL AYS Arclin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 BMK Americas LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 Impress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Lenderink Technologies, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 Timber Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 Toppan Interamerica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183

Decorative Surface Materials 2D L AMINATE S Dackor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 Lenderink Technologies, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 OMNOVA Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 Renolit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168 Riken USA Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169 3D L AMINATE S Dackor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 Lenderink Technologies, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 OMNOVA Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 Renolit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168 Riken USA Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169 COMPACT L AMINATE S Greenlam Laminates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 Panolam Surface Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 CONTINUALLY PRE SSED L AMINATE S Olon Industries Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161 DECOR ATIVE METAL Chemetal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123 Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 DECOR ATIVE PAPER /FOIL S Dackor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 Impress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 Lamigraf, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154 OMNOVA Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 Riken USA Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169 Schattdecor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .173 Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 Toppan Interamerica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 DIGITAL CUSTOM L AMINATE S InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 North American Plywood Corporation . . . . . . . 159 OMNOVA Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 Panolam Surface Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 HIGH PRE SSURE L AMINATE Chemetal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123 Greenlam Laminates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 Panolam Surface Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 LOW BA SIS WEIGHT PAPER Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 Toppan Interamerica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 POLYE STER Olon Industries Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161 POLYPROPYLENE Interprint, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 SOLID SURFACE Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 VENEER Columbia Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125 Greenlam Laminates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Timber Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182

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MASTERS OF THE INDUSTRY Product & Service Categories

Edge Treatments ABS Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 ACRYLIC Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 HPL Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 MEL AMINE Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 PMMA Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 PP Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 PVC Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 WOOD VENEER Surteco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179

Finished Product CABINETS Cooper Enterprises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Funder America Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 COUNTERTOPS Cooper Enterprises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 FIX TURE S Cooper Enterprises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Funder America Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 JMC Wood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Northern Contours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 FURNITURE Cooper Enterprises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Funder America Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 INTERIOR DOORS Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 ORGANIZ ATION Funder America Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 SHELVING Cooper Enterprises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Funder America Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 JMC Wood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 SL AT WALL Cooper Enterprises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Funder America Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 108

Flat Laminators

DECOR ATIVE Blum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116 Grass America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Salice America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .171

ACRYLIC Cooper Enterprises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Northern Contours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166

FA STENERS & A SSEMBLY Bainbridge Manufacturing Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Blum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116 Deerwood Fasteners (Pan America) . . . . . . . . . . 129 Grass America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Salice America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .171

DECOR ATIVE PAPER /FOIL S Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147

FUNCTIONAL Bainbridge Manufacturing Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Blum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116 Grass America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Salice America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .171

Hutton Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147

HIGH PRE SSURE L AMINATE (HPL) Cooper Enterprises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Northern Contours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177

Inspection & Testing INSPECTION MACHINE S Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178

LOW BA SIS WEIGHT PAPER (LBWP) Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147

SCANNERS Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178

PET Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147

SPARK DETECTION Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Fagus GreCon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136

PVC Genesis Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Northern Contours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166

SURFACE INSPECTION Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Fagus GreCon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136

THERMALLY FUSED L AMINATE S (TFL) Arauco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Funder America. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Panel Processing Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Panolam Surface Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Roseburg Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 Tafisa Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 Timber Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 Uniboard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188

3D L AMINATE ROLL R ACK Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Smartech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .175

VENEER Cooper Enterprises. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 InterGlobal Forest Products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Northern Contours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Panel Processing Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177

Hardware ACCE SSORIE S Bainbridge Manufacturing Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Blum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116 Deerwood Fasteners (Pan America) . . . . . . . . . . 129 Grass America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Salice America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .171 BED MECHANISMS CAB Inc./Create-A-Bed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119

Material Handling

ADHE SIVE MIXER Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Smartech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .175 CONVE YORS

Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Komo Machinery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 WPR/TAKA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 DRYING R ACK Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Smartech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .175 FEEDERS Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 FINISHING/ADHE SIVE TABLE S Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Smartech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .175 ROBOTIC HANDLING Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Holz-Her. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 Komo Machinery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 STACKING MACHINE S Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178


MASTERS OF THE INDUSTRY Product & Service Categories

Panel Products HARDBOARD Arauco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 HIGH DENSIT Y FIBERBOARD (HDF) Arauco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Uniboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 MEDIUM DENSIT Y FIBERBOARD (MDF) Arauco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Columbia Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125 Hutton Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Roseburg Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 Timber Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 Uniboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 West Fraser MDF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186 Weyerhaeuser MDF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187 PARTICLEBOARD Arauco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Collins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Hutton Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 Roseburg Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 Tafisa Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 Timber Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 Uniboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 Woodgrain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 PLY WOOD Arauco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Columbia Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Hutton Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 North American Plywood Corporation . . . . . . . 159 Roseburg Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 States Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 Timber Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 West Fraser MDF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186 TFL DECOR ATIVE PANEL S Arauco North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Funder America Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 InterGlobal Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Hutton Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 Panel Processing Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Premier EuroCase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Roseburg Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 Stevens Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 Tafisa Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 Uniboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 Wilsonart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188

Panel Processing Machinery A SSEMBLY EQUIPMENT Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Koch Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 BORING/DRILLING Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Koch Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 CNC MACHINING CENTERS

Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Komo Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153 Koch Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 ShopBot Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 Thermwood Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .181 COATING MACHINE S Black Bros . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Hymmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 COPING & END MATCHING MACHINE S PMK Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165

Koch Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 PROFILE WR APPERS Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Koch Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 WPR/TAKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 SANDING EQUIPMENT B Cefla Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178

Software

DIGITAL PRINT LINE S Hymmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178

DE SIGN Eurosoft Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .133 Thermwood Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .181

DRYING OVENS Cefla North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178

PRODUCTION Eurosoft Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .133 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 Thermwood Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .181

ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION SERVICE S Evergreen Engineering Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134 EDGEBANDERS Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Holz-Her . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 Koch Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 FINISHING EQUIPMENT Black Bros . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Cefla North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Dieffenbacher Zaisenhausen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 GLUING MACHINE S Black Bros . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Hymmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145 Koch Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 WPR/TAKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 L AMINATORS/PRE SSE S Black Bros . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Dieffenbacher Zaisenhausen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Hymmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 WPR/TAKA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 RELEASE PAPERS Sappi Paper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172 MEMBR ANE PRE SSE S Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Stiles Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 MEMBR ANES

Smartech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .175 PANEL SAWS Ex-Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Holz-Her . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143

Surface Treatments FINISHING COATINGS & STAINS Canlak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 DVUV Wood Powder Coatings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 Milesi Wood Coatings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157 PRE SS PL ATE DE SIGN & MANUFACTURING Kings Mountain International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 PRE SS PL ATE SERVICING Kings Mountain International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155

Tooling CUT TER HE ADS Leitz Tooling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155 ShopBot Tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174 Vortex Tool Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185 ROUTER BITS Leitz Tooling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155 R&B Tool Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 Vortex Tool Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185

Distribution Panel Products, Edgebanding, Hardware, Surface Materials and Fabrication Services Aetna Plywood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .191 Amerhart Ltd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192 Atlantic Plywood Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193 Hood Distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194 Lumbermenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 MJB Wood Group Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196 Parksite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 Plunkett Distributing Co . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198 Richelieu Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199 Sierra Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .200 Upper Canada Forest Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201 Web-Don . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202 Wurth North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203

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AMERICAN ADHESIVE COATINGS LLC O U R CO N C E PT IS S IM PLE . . . We provide the highest quality pre-applied adhesives, along with trending woodgrain prints and solid colors from many sources including domestic and around the globe. Take advantage of our expertise in adhesive and printing and allow us to be your “One Stop Shop” for various print requirements with or without adhesive. We currently stock over 40 woodgrain prints and solids available in one roll or truck load quantities. All of this with unsurpassed customer service, quality control and technical laminating support. With AACC hot melt adhesive coatings, your total lamination cost is lower than “wet glue” – or any other glue system. Some of the markets we serve include Kitchen & Bath, RTA/ Promotional Furniture, Storage, Slatwall and Wrapped Moulding.

C H EC K O UT THE AACC ADVANTAGE: • 260 DEGREE F HEAT RESISTANCE • MOISTURE RESISTANT – MEETS KCMA STANDARDS • SMOOTH APPEARANCE (NO ORANGE PEEL LOOK) • LESS THAN 1% WASTE • ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE

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AMISH COUNTRY WOO DWORX QUALITY CRAFTSMANSHIP Amish Country Woodworx holds quality at the highest priority. We work hard to ensure all products are made with the best materials and manufactured with time-tested tradition. EASY ONLINE ORDERING Our custom product builder allows you to create our wood products to order. Choose from a variety of wood species, options, shapes and sizes to suit your needs. MIDWEST LOCATION Operating in the central mid-west, we are conveniently located to provide your operation with quality wood products and a timely delivery for your next project.

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ARAUCO

ARAUCO serves the casework/fixture fabrication, kitchen cabinet, and architectural design industries with high-quality wood panels and laminates. We are the North American leader in particleboard, MDF, Thermally Fused Laminate, millwork and sanded plywood; and the second largest wood panel producer in the world. ARAUCO is also a global leader in wood pulp production. ARAUCO’s new, advanced particleboard and laminating operation in Grayling, Michigan is strategically situated to serve the furniture manufacturing hub in the Midwest and facilitate regional shipping needs across the continent. ARAUCO offers a wide range of grades and options including moisture-resistant, fire-rated and VESTA ULEF/NAF technology. Recent value-added enhancements include InCopper™ technology, 2-sided EIR Prism TFL exclusives and expanded make-to-stock options. Panels manufactured in the U.S. and Canada are made from wood fiber that is sourced as recycled, recovered, and/or FSC® certified (FSC®-C019364). North American mills are Eco-Certified (ECC) by the Composite Panel Association. The wood supply for plywood, millwork and lumber manufactured in South America is sourced from the company’s sustainably managed plantation forests and is FSC® Mix Credit (FSC®-C110612). All ARAUCO panels are TSCA VI compliant.

O UR P RO D U CTS I NCLU D E : • MEDIUM-DENSITY FIBERBOARD (MDF)

• THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATE (TFL)

• HIGH-DENSITY FIBERBOARD (HDF)

• MILLWORK

• PARTICLEBOARD

• WOOD PULP

• LUMBER

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ARCLIN

Arclin’s E-Gen®-designated decorative overlays for thermally fused laminates (TFL) are a high-design, high-performing and lower-cost alternative to traditional laminates and veneers. Arclin leads the North American market in TFL – in design and creativity, in manufacturing and technical expertise, in collaboration and support. We added more on-trend, high fidelity design options to our overlay portfolio with our new Harvest Collection and we’re continually advancing our resin technologies to improve performance and manufacturing efficiencies. We’re also working closely with our partners in the industry to support and educate the entire TFL value chain.

W H Y T F L? AND WHY NOW? Decorative surfaces have been around for centuries. But never has the time been more right for TFL. Consider the benefits:

• Advances in printing, resin and paper technologies and manufacturing improvements combine to make TFL a highperforming, lower-cost alternative to many other surfacing options

• Arclin features designs that increasingly match the graphic intensity and fidelity of real woods, stone, metals, abstracts and more

• TFL is an environmentally friendly alternative to solid woods and veneers

• TFL’s consistency and durability make it ideal for a wide variety of industries and applications Arclin’s surfacing options are flexible enough to work for a wide variety of applications and industries.

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• ARCHITECTURAL • FEATURES • CABINETS

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BA I N B R I D G E M FG ., I N C. Bainbridge Mfg., Inc. is a family owned injection molding Company located in the North Central part Washington State. We have been designing and manufacturing plastic components for the cabinet and furniture industry since 1960. Using our many years of experience we can either make a new component or revise current components that will help improve your finished product or make your assembly more efficient. Using current CAD technology and 3D Printing we can produce samples quickly. Our molding machines range from 18g 28T to 16oz 240 T so we can produce most items required in the cabinetry and furniture field. Although we offer over 600 items in our product line our main focus is customizing items and producing the special product you may need. Taking your idea from concept to production can require up to 120 days but usually much less time is required. Our product line contains drawer slide sockets, vent grills, shelf supports (some are BHMA certified), grommets, braces and much more. Any of these items can be customized to meet your needs.

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BLACK BROS. CO For over a century, Black Bros. Co. has been a leading designer and manufacturer of roll coating and laminating equipment. Our machinery is known worldwide for its rugged durability and economic efficiency. Our extensive product line covers a wide range of industries and markets. We will work with you to craft the custom solution for your unique situation. One of our most heavy-duty machines is the Black Bros. TB-60 Hot Roll Laminator. The TB-60 is designed to laminate preglued decorative paper, melamine and foil to MDF and Particleboard at speeds up to 100 feet per minute. Our TB-60 offers panel producers the flexibility and efficiency to improve lead times and cost, while expanding the variety of finishes they can offer customers. The Black Bros. 3D Press line offers customers the opportunity to economically produce 3-dimensional cabinets, doors and panels. Our 3D Presses are designed and manufactured the same way our roll coaters and flat laminators have been for decades: with integrity. Our 3D product line ranges from simple vacuum presses to complex systems; offering you the flexibility to address your specific needs, whether you’re a small shop or an international corporation. Black Bros. customers enjoy worldwide technical and field service with excellent parts availability. Consider Black Bros. quality, dependability and performance for your next laminating project.

P RO D UCTS AND SE RVI CE S: • HOT ROLL LAMINATORS • 3-DIMENSIONAL PRESSES • GLUE SPREADERS • ROTARY LAMINATORS • AIR POD PRESSES

• MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT • CUSTOM-ENGINEERED MACHINERY • WORLDWIDE TECHNICAL AND FIELD SERVICE

501 Ninth Ave, PO Box 410 Mendota, IL 61432 P: 815-539-7451 F: 815-538-2451 E: info@blackbros.com WEB: www.blackbros.com

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WE’RE CRAFTSMEN, TOO. At Blum, we understand that you take the utmost pride in building cabinetry that’s not only beautiful, but functional and lasting. That’s why we are committed to engineering hardware that withstands even the busiest of kitchens. Each of our products and services has been specially crafted with you in mind — from our planning information and installation videos, toour tried-and-tested products that ensure fewer callbacks from customers. OUR STORY When our founder, Julius Blum, created this company, he was making horseshoe studs in Austria. When horses were replaced by cars, Julius Blum began looking elsewhere for opportunity. Being knowledgeable in the metal industry, he began making a name for himself in the hardware industry. Today, the Blum name stands for quality, innovation and great customer service. We manufacture hardware that makes working in the kitchen easier, no matter the age of the user, and we do this globally. We’ve been in the United States for more than 40 years and are committed to manufacturing for the American market. From our first day to today, our family name inspires us to deliver meaningful products and ideas that transform the way people work in their kitchens. QUALITY Our commitment to quality goes beyond our products. Quality starts with our employees and spreads throughout every aspect of our business. Our driving force is a passion to continue to make existing products better and challenge limitations. We have checks and procedures in place during each stage of the manufacturing process to ensure our customers receive only the highest-quality products and that they withstand the test of time. And, thanks to an open feedback loop from our customers, our innovations and ongoing improvements provide the basis for a wellrounded quality experience. RESEARCH Research and development has been at the core of our innovation for more than 50 years, and it is the framework for our success in the years ahead. We’ve spent years in the homes of kitchen users throughout the world to understand how people work in their kitchens and how they want to work in their kitchens. The insights we gain help us develop new product ideas that are tailor-made solutions to common pain points. Our engineers are skilled in not only looking at future technologies, but also reviewing proven materials in order to make good products even better.

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BMK AMERICAS LLC Established in 1972, BMK is a family-owned company and one of todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s leading suppliers of surface coated and impregnated films. The BMK Group, consisting of BMK GmbH, Dekor-Kunststoffe GmbH and BMK Americas LLC. The BMK Group continually enhances its market leadership position that extends its geographic reach and adds manufacturing capabilities that enables the company to service global markets. For more than 50 years the BMK GROUP has set new standards in technology and quality. Unique ideas for custom made solutions in the field of surface finish for the wood material industry can be found at the BMK GROUP Our mission is to build on our history of product excellence and technology innovation to provide the highest-quality and most reliable products and services to our world-wide customers. High clarity wear resistant overlays for residential and heavy commercial flooring applications, available for deep textures and with enhanced scuff resistance; TFL decor in woodgrains, solids and pigmented whites roll or sheet form, embossed in register or antistatic; FSC certification cleaning paper for press plates.

144 Welcome Center Court Lexington , NC 27295 P: +1 336 731 1425 WEB: www.melamine-papers.com

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BURKLE NORTH AMERICA BÜRKLE is among the World’s market leaders in the field of mechanical engineering and system designs. BÜRKLE’s design focus has been in the development of new, innovative manufacturing process solutions, efficient machine systems and complete lines, bringing vision and ideas into useroriented innovations. Our innovations are often regarded as trend setting in all of the markets that we serve. For the furniture industry, we develop and produce finishing systems which, due to their modular design, can be extended at any time and can thus be adapted to the changing requirements of our customers. Also available are high-performance through-feed press lines for the veneering of furniture components with an automatic lay-up system for boards and veneers. For your thermoforming 3D lamination needs, we supply an innovative approach for a clever work cell, or a high volume environment. You can count on simple handling and a high activity level for your operators with either system. Setup an appointment to visit with us at our Tech Center in Greensboro, NC, or contact one of our knowledgeable sales managers below.

P RO D UCTS: • SPRAY AND FLAT LINE FINISHING SYSTEMS • PUR LAMINATING • 3D LAMINATING • VENEER & LAMINATE PRESS LINES • CONTINUAL FOIL LAMINATING LINES • DOOR ASSEMBLY & PRESSING SYSTEMS • ENGINEERED FLOORING SYSTEMS • LIGHT PANEL PRESSING SYSTEMS

11105 Knott Ave., Cypress, CA 90630 P: 714-379-5090 WEB: www.burkleamerica.com

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CREATE-A-BED ® The Create-A-Bed® Adjustable Murphy Bed Mechanism is a patented, state-of-the-art piston lift system that comes with complete, step-by-step construction/assembly instructions and toll-free Technical Assistance. These illustrated instruction booklets include the cut sheets, bills of materials and templates to build a specific size and style of Murphy bed. Made in the USA, this unique Murphy bed mechanism can be adjusted quickly and simply – even after a bed has been installed, and without changing hardware locations. That means the manufacturer - or even the customer - can easily adjust a Murphy bed that’s too heavy or light. With old fashioned hardware, that used to mean taking everything apart to add or remove bulky, hazardous metal springs. But now, thanks to Create-A-Bed®’s patented mechanism, a murphy bed can be adjusted in seconds. Your customer won’t even need to move the mattress! The Adjustable Murphy Bed Mechanism is designed to meet the needs of furniture and closet manufacturers, cabinetmakers and remodelers. All of the hardware mounting positions have been standardized. The state-of-the-art gas spring mechanism and heavy-duty, commercial-grade American-made components are economically priced and feature a lifetime warranty. The instructions include cut sheets, bills of materials and templates. Create-A-Bed’s system uses a mattress up to 12 inches thick, has optional light kits, and is completely contained within a cabinet that attaches to the wall. The panel bed design eliminates bi-fold doors, and pistons can be replaced in seconds if needed. The bed can also be moved easily, without leaving permanent floor damage or holes in a carpet. The demand for Murphy beds has grown because living spaces are becoming smaller and more expensive, while at the same time the need for home offices and multi-purpose rooms is increasing. Now, adding this finishing touch to a woodshop’s catalog has never been easier.

Create-A-Bed murphy bed mechanism C.A.B., Inc.

Create-A-Bed® / C.A.B., Inc. 1800 Taylor Avenue Louisville, KY 40213 TOLL-FREE: 1-877-966-3852 WEB: www.createabed.com

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CANLAK High quality industrial wood coatings

We offer a wide range of products that meet the industryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s highest standards. Our line of products includes solvent-based products (lacquers and varnishes), water-based products, uv coatings, polyesters and polyurethanes. Canlak also develops highly specialized formulas to correspond precisely to your specific needs. With its unique approach, we offer much more than simple products. After careful analysis of your specific Needs and challenges, we will provide you with complete solutions, precisely made for your unique requirements and standards.

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674 Principale St., Po Box 1840 Daveluyville (Quebec) G0Z 1C0 P: 1 819 367 2201 F: 1 819 367 3211 WEB: www.canlak.com


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CANON S OLUTIONS AMERICA Canon Solutions America provides leading large format printing/finishing solutions, Service, Training, Support and Supplies for signage, displays, specialty applications, technical documents and more.

W E O F F E R P R O D U CT S SUCH AS: • OCÉ ARIZONA® SERIES • OCÉ COLORADO SERIES • OCÉ COLORWAVE SERIES • D.GEN TELEIOS DIRECT-TO-FABRIC PRINTERS • OCÉ PROCUT • COLEX DIGITAL CUTTERS • ONYX THRIVE SOFTWARE

WE ALSO OFFER: • FINANCING THROUGH CANON FINANCIAL SERVICES

C O N TA C T P E O P L E : Randall Paar- Marketing Manager- Display Graphics 630-250-6586 Veronica Storozhev – Senior Marketing Specialist 630-250-6583 Robert Honn- Senior Marketing Director 630-250-6265

CANON SOLUTIONS AMERICA 100 PARK BLVD, ITASCA, IL 60143 P: 1-800-842-4534 WEB: www.csa.canon.com E: us.info@csa.canon.com

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CEFLA NORTH AMERICA Cefla Finishing is the world leader in the design and production of solutions for painting, decoration and digital printing. We invent, innovate, integrate. From the simplest machine to the most complex and complete finishing line, Cefla provides a comprehensive range of equipment to satisfy a wide range of productivity and production requirements. Experience spanning 70 years has placed Cefla at the forefront of the industry, acquiring expertise in sectors spanning from wood and wood derivatives to glass, plastic, fiber cement, composite materials and metal. Through process innovation, advanced technologies and specialized software tools, we provide many industries with an opportunity to evolve. Today Cefla creates business partnerships and ensures integrated solutions which are designed according to client requirements and objectives. Cefla’s wealth of patented technologies pioneer the digitalization process to embrace the advantages of Industry 4.0.

P RO D UCTS MAD E I N U SA: • CFS COMPACT FLOORING SYSTEM

• MM150 MOBILE IN-LINE SPRAYER

• CVR VACUUM STAINING SYSTEM

• PSP6 SPRAYING SYSTEM FOR MOLDINGS

• CVS COMPACT VACUUM SYSTEM

• RSP DISTRESSING MACHINE

P RO D UCTS MAD E I N I TALY: • PRIMA • MITO • EASY • ROCTRE • IBOTIC • IGIOTTO • UV-R OVEN • OMNIDRY VERTICAL OVEN • IN-LINE OVEN • BPS MOLDING SANDER • SMARTCOATER EVO ROLLER COATING MACHINE ETC. VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO DISCOVER ALL OF OUR SOLUTIONS.

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6125 Harris Technology Blvd Charlotte NC 28269 USA P: +1 704-598-0020 F: +1 704-598-3950 E: info@ceflaamerica.com WEB: ceflafinishing.com


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CHEMETAL Chemetal creates beautiful and innovative metal designs and laminates for interior spaces. They make many of their materials; deeply brushing, aging and adding patinas by hand and machine. The designs are unique works of art, created with a manufacturing consistency to ensure repeatability. The company also sources some of the best metal designs from all over the world. It all adds up to what they consider to be the most expansive collection of metal designs youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll find anywhere. They back it up with exceptional sales and customer service that cares about getting it right. Chemetal is family-owned, and has been in business for over 50 years. Their materials are sold worldwide through an international distributor network. Contact them directly for the nearest distributor or for samples.

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39 Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Neil St, Easthampton, MA 01027 P: 800 807-7341 WEB: chemetal.com E: sales@chemetal.com

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COLLINS PINE ® FREEFORM SUPERIOR QUALITY. MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE.

E XC E P T I O N A L LY H I G H P E R C E N TAG E OF WESTERN PINE FIBER: • EXCELLENT MACHINABILITY • EXTENDS TOOL LIFE, WHICH INCREASES PRODUCTIVITY AND REDUCES COSTS • CONSISTENT LIGHT TAN COLOR—BEST FOR THIN PAPERS AND MELAMINES • COLOR, SURFACE, AND CORE QUALITIES ARE CONSISTENT FROM PANEL-TO-PANEL

G U A R A N T E E D S M OOT H EVERY BOARD, EVERY TIME • REMARKABLY SMOOTH SURFACE FOR ALL LAMINATING APPLICATIONS • PANELS ARE SAWN AFTER SANDING, ELIMINATING THIN EDGES • OUR CROSS-PANEL SANDING PROCESS GIVES YOU THE SMOOTHEST PANEL IN THE INDUSTRY • INCREASES YOUR PRODUCTION WITH HIGHER YIELDS

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Headquartered in Oregon and family-owned since 1855, Collins upholds their long-standing commitment to land and resource stewardship with over 311,000 acres of FSC certified forest lands in California, Oregon and Pennsylvania, with six manufacturing facilities and one retail yard. Our family of products include: particleboard, hardwoods, softwoods, TruWood Siding and Trim.

• EPA TSCA TITLE VI CERTIFIED • THIRD PARTY NAF VALIDATION • CONTAINS 100% POST INDUSTRIAL RECYCLED & RECOVERED FIBERS • AVAILABLE FSC-CERTIFIED • FOR HIGH MOISTURE RESISTANT APPLICATIONS, WE OFFER AN MR50 RATED PANEL • DECLARE LABEL PRODUCT

Forest Stewardship Council ®

Look for our certified wood products

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MIKE SHUEY P: 800.547.1793 WEB: CollinsWood.com E: mshuey@collinsco.com


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COLUMBIA FOREST PRODUCTS Columbia Forest Products is marking its 62nd birthday in a few big ways… first, by celebrating the production of the 100 Millionth PureBond® hardwood plywood panel. Introduced in 2005, PureBond is the company’s soy-based, EPA award-winning formaldehyde-free resin technology. Columbia’s customers have purchased over 151,000 miles of the product (64 trips from LA to New York)! The company has also expanded their popular TouchWood™ line of textured, real-wood architectural panels with a new Enhanced Grain option. TouchWood panels are engineered to conveniently and costeffectively create attractive, customized interior cabinetry, millwork, case goods, furniture and more. Later this year, Columbia looks forward to introducing the world’s first formaldehyde-free rice-straw-based MDF! Used widely in residential and commercial settings, Columbia’s products are available from hundreds of independent distributor locations across North America. FSC Certified available.

OTHER NOTABLE MARKET-LEADING PRODUCTS INCLUDE: • CLASSIC CORE® (WITH VOIDLESS MDF CROSSBANDS) • MPX® (WITH SMOOTH, MEINAN-PEELED HARDWOOD CROSSBANDS) • RADIUS™ BENDING PLYWOOD (FOR CURVED COLUMNS, ARCHES AND MORE)

• APPALACHIAN TRADITIONS® (PLANK-LOOK PANELS THAT ARE “CONSISTENTLY INCONSISTENT”)

• AROMATIC CEDAR (PANELS THAT SMELL AS GOOD AS THEY LOOK) • COLUMBIA ALDER (EASY TO FINISH, WITH A FINE, LIGHT GRAIN PATTERN) • FIRSTSTEP® (PRE-PRIMED PANELS FOR FAST, GREAT PAINTING RESULTS) • UV WOOD® (PRE-FINISHED PANELS WITH A CLEAR OR COLOR-STAINED COATING)

• PUREBOND® (NO-ADDED FORMALDEHYDE TECHNOLOGY

Columbia employs a team of Field Sales Reps and LEED-AP Specification Consultants to help optimize your hardwood plywood decisions. Contact us today for information, advice and samples.

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7900 McCloud Road, #200 Greensboro, NC 27409 P: 800-637-1609 F: 336-605-6969 WEB: www.cfpwood.com

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COOPER ENTERPRISES, INC. Cooper Enterprises has been an outsourcing solution for its customers since 1965. We are a contract manufacturer of wood and laminated components and complete assemblies. The benefit of outsourcing manufacturing with Cooper Enterprises is that it allows you to grow your business without the capital investment. You can increase your sales, even if you are operating at full capacity, without expanding your facility. Utilize our expertise and technologies by choosing Cooper Enterprises as your fabrication partner. Cooper Enterprises is located in Shelby, Ohio with over 200,000 square feet of manufacturing, assembly and warehousing space. Contact us today to request a quote and learn more about how Cooper Enterprises can help you grow your business.

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M A R K E T S / P RO D U CT S :

• CUT-TO-SIZE

• STORE FIXTURES/ P.O.P. DISPLAYS

• PANEL LAMINATION • CNC MACHINING/ PANEL PROCESSING

• OFFICE FURNITURE

• MITER-FOLDING

• COMPONENTS/OEM

• EDGEBANDING SERVICES

• RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS

• ASSEMBLY SERVICES

• LAMINATED PANELS

• WAREHOUSING

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• COMMERCIAL CASEWORK

• CEILING TILES/ WALL PANELS

Cooper Enterprises, Inc. • 89 Curtis Drive • P.O. Box 50 • Shelby, OH 44875 P: 419-347-5232 F: 419-347-8672 EMAIL: sales@cooperenterprises.com WEB: www.cooperenterprises.com


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DAC KOR

Dackor specializes in laminates that can be utilized by manufacturers, installers, designers, or architects. Dackor laminates can be employed to create compelling retail environments, modern living spaces, eye catching hospitality atmospheres, or lively office settings. With colors and textures to meet any space, we have a design to fit your project needs. Dackor boasts one of the largest laminate stock inventories in North America, backed by a customer service and sales team ready to meet your projects deadlines. To help meet challenges in project specifications, Dackor offers special services; from a small roll program to slitting and protective peel-coat applications. Dackor actively works with Cabinet and Closet industry leading board, paper, and edgebanding manufacturers to create matching designs across all manufacturing aspects. By working with these companies on a regular basis, we can ensure consistency and accuracy on design matches and textures.

P RO D UCTS: • 3D LAMINATES • 2D FOR FLAT AND PROFILE WRAP • PEELSTIX™ PEEL AND STICK LAMINATE • SPECIALIZED DECORATIVE LAMINATES – Paintable, Printable, Metallized and Recycled Laminates

KITCHEN | OFFICE | HOTEL | HEALTHCARE STORE | WALL | CLOSET | SIGN

350 E Crown Point Rd., ste. 1030 Winter Garden, FL 34787 P: 407-654-5013 WEB: www.dackor.com

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DAUBERT CHEMICAL COMPANY Daubond adhesives are high-performance adhesives used for thermoforming, lamination and assembly applications. A global leader in the adhesives market, we offer our clients a wide range of adhesive products designed to meet your specific application requirements. Each of our product lines are available in a range of formulations that meet or exceed industry standards.

T Y P I CAL A PPLI CATI ONS: • FLAT LAMINATION • 3D MEMBRANE PRESS • PROFILE WRAPPING • EDGE BANDING • HIGH DURABILITY PUR COATINGS • ASSEMBLY BONDING Daubert Chemical Company has held a leadership role in providing Specialty Coatings and Adhesives, since 1935. Serving the steel, automotive, transportation and general manufacturing industries. Daubert has focused on corrosion prevention coatings, industrial anti-skid coatings, sound deadening coatings and specialty adhesives.

T Y P I CAL A PPLI CATI ONS: • HOT MELT PUR (POLYURETHANE) ADHESIVES • LIQUID PUR (POLYURETHANE) ADHESIVES • EPOXY ADHESIVES • POLYURETHANE DISPERSIONS • VINYL TO METAL ADHESIVES

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DEERWOOD FASTENERS Deerwood Fasteners has been a leader in supplying fasteners to the kitchen cabinet and furniture industries since 1972. They offer a wide variety of fasteners for the woodworking, cabinet and institutional furniture industry. Selling mostly through distribution, Deerwood offers both a bulk and packaged fastener program. Over 90% of the products we sell, are manufactured in our own facilities. Our employees are dedicated and focused on accurate, and complete on-time deliveries. Deerwood Fasteners also provides engineering support to help our manufacturing and distribution partners consolidate inventories, design new products and develop programs to increase efficiencies. Deerwood Fasteners is a division of Pan American Screw and a member of the Marmon / Berkshire-Hathaway organization. Deerwood Fasteners offer full container and partial container direct sales as well as inventory management programs designed specifically for each customer’s needs. Come and experience the “Deerwood Difference” today.

630 Reese Drive, Conover, NC 28613 P: 800-438-5146 WEB: www.deerwood.com

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DIEFFENBACHER ZAISENHAUSEN Dieffenbacher Zaisenhausen is an independent company within the globally active Dieffenbacher Group. DMZ supplies complete turnkey High pressure and low pressure laminating lines for the PB, MDF and OSB producing companies. DMZ supplies finishing lines and sander lines as well as paper storage systems. Other equipment and services include Saw lines, LVL equipment, Plywood equipment and Lab presses. DMZ also does modernization and upgrades to all existing types of panel board lines. Do you have an existing line that is old and not meeting its potential? DMZ would like to assist in an evaluation and recommendation of how to best improve capacity, reliability and product quality of your existing lines.

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DVUV

DVUV is the world leader in UV-cured powder coatings on MDF, Medium Density Fiberboard. We combine over 30 years of finishing experience with a technology that delivers high quality powder coated MDF components. Our process is a single step coating that takes only 20 minutes to complete and is 40-60% more energy efficient than thermoset powder coatings for MDF. Our UV- curable powder is solvent free, non-toxic, and contains no VOCs or HAPs. We use only MDF that is 100% pre-consumer recycled content, CARB compliant, and qualifies for LEED credits. HOW WE WORK: We make it easy: you give us a drawing, quantities, and a color standard. We match your finish, source the MDF, route and coat it, then pack and ship the parts directly to you. We can custom color match just about any color, texture and gloss. WHAT YOU GET: Exactly what you specified; highly durable UV-cured powder coated MDF components. DVUV’s UV-cured powder coated MDF components meet or exceed your performance requirements.

I N D U S TR I ES W E S ERV E :

E X AMPLES OF WORK:

• RETAIL

• WALL FIXTURES

• POP FIXTURE

• POP DISPLAYS

• OFFICE

• ERGONOMIC DESKS

• HEALTHCARE

• STORE FIXTURES

• HOSPITALITY

• ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS

• EDUCATION

• TEACHERS DESKS • SCIENCE TABLES

4641 Hinckley Industrial Parkway Cleveland, OH 44109 P: 216-741-5511 F: 216-741-6611 WEB: sales@dvuv.com E: www.dvuv.com

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E L I A S WO O DWO R K & M A N U FAC T U R I N G LT D . Since 1983, Elias Woodwork has been manufacturing cabinetry and millwork components. Over the last 36 years, they have made themselves known for their vast product selection, high quality finishes and competitive prices. As a Lean Manufacturer, Elias Woodwork can cater to a wide range of industries across North America and internationally. From cabinet doors, drawer boxes, moldings, veneers/ sheet goods, custom frameless and face frame cabinet boxes and decorative accessories, they can manufacture nearly any wood product for a new, remodeled or refaced kitchen or bath project. Current Production facilities totaling over 375,000 sq/ft of production space include two finishing departments utilizing the latest high quality computerized equipment, providing top quality, custom, consistent finishes. Their company is focused on implementing the most technologically advanced, state of the art equipment available to ensure precision cutting which results in some of the highest quality manufactured wood products in North America. With Elias Woodwork’s virtually endless wood component selection, they can help increase profits through their vast selection and competitive pricing. Compare your last quote or get your next project quoted today! Find out more about Elias Woodwork’s products and services and how they can help your business grow.

P RO D UCTS: • WOOD SLAB, TENON OR MITER 5 PIECE DOORS – RAW, STAINED, PAINTED, GLAZED

• THOUSANDS OF MOLDING PROFILES

• THERMOFOIL, DECORATIVE LAMINATE VENEER AND ACRYLIC DOORS & ACCESSORIES

• REFACING PRODUCTS & SHEET GOODS

• AOS ELITE (ASSEMBLE ON SITE) CUSTOM FRAMELESS CABINET BOXES • CURVED WOOD DOORS AND COMPONENTS

• ACCESSORIES AND CUSTOM MILLWORK • FREE SHIPPING ON 30 OR MORE 5 PIECE DOORS (SOME RESTRICTIONS APPLY) • SUPERIOR FINISHING AND PRODUCT QUALITY!

P.O. Box 1659 • 275 Badger Avenue Winkler, Mb, Canada R6W 4B5 P: 1-800-665-0623 F: 204-325-5617 E: sales@eliaswoodwork.com WEB: www.eliaswoodwork.com 132


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E U RO S O F T, I N C . Eurosoft, Inc. has more than 23 years of experience delivering some of the most innovative software solutions to the manufacturing industry. From our humble beginnings as a 2 person software sales shop specializing in panel saw optimization In North America, we have grown into a worldwide company with distributors in Europe, the Middle East and Australia and have built valuable partnerships with all major machine and manufacturing software providers in the industry. Companies turn to us, and our partners recommend us, not only for our innovative off-the-shelf products, but also for custom development solutions that solve complex integration issues or push the limits of current technologies.

P RO D UCTS: • MATERIAL OPTIMIZATION: OPTIMIZATION AND NESTING • PRODUCT DESIGN: CAD/CAM AND PARAMETRIC TEMPLATING • PROCESS AUTOMATION: MES, JOB TRACKING AND INVENTORY MANAGEMENT • DATA CONVERSION

C U S TO M D E V E LO P M E N T: • FACILITY AUTOMATION AND INTEGRATION • CONTROLLER SOFTWARE AND POSTPROCESSORS • WEB DEVELOPMENT AND ONLINE ORDERING

224 High House Rd., Suite 210 Cary, NC 27513 P: 919-468-3003 E: info@eurosoftinc.com WEB: www.eurosoftinc.com

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EVERGREEN ENGINEERING, INC Established in 1985, Evergreen EngineeringÂŽ, Inc., is a multidiscipline, full-service consulting engineering firm that grew out of the wood products industries in the Northwest United States. With offices in Eugene, Oregon and Atlanta, Georgia, we have completed thousands of projects all over the U.S. and around the world. Evergreen specializes in mechanical, civil/structural, electrical, environmental, and chemical engineering. We have been designing new facilities, implementing new technology, and improving process operations at board plants - including laminated veneer lumber, particle board, and medium-density fiber board - for decades. We are proficient in all process areas, from raw material handling to finished panels, and are particularly adept with integrating process operations with utilities and central systems. We have specialized expertise in agrifiber and recycled wood raw material applications. Evergreen appreciates the importance of project planning. We can help to formulate and assess options and tradeoffs early in the planning phase, to achieve maximum leverage and opportunity for success. We can then assist with project scope definition, accurate cost estimation, payback justification, detailed engineering, even construction management, commissioning, and startup. We have also been proactive in understanding and developing tools to deal with crucial board plant issues such as raw materials supply, energy conservation, and environmental controls â&#x20AC;&#x201C; we can provide innovative solutions in these critical areas. EUGENE OFFICE:

1740 Willow Creek Circle, Eugene, OR 97402 P: (541) 484-4771 ATLANTA OFFICE:

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EX-FACTORY Since the beginning, UNIMAK has successfully achieved a high level of customer satisfaction through their top quality machines and caring relationships with customers have propelled UNIMAK far beyond their domestic market in Turkey. For UNIMAK, each customer and potential customer is important, be it a potential purchase of a Foil Sitter, Profile Wrapper, Flat Laminating, or Panel Wrapping Lines. They manufacture lines as long as 200 meters, laid out and configured to the customerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s specific application. All UNIMAK equipment is manufactured in Istanbul within a modern 35,000 plus sq/ft facility. They employ a team of approx. (10) Engineers responsible for machinery development and Laminating Line project planning. Mr. Coskun, the founder a very experienced Mechanical Engineer himself, is the driving force behind new product development and unique solutions for customer applications. Before founding UNIMAK, he already had over (25) yearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; experience in Wrapping and Laminating technologies. UNIMAK offers their Laminating and related equipment for the North American market exclusively through EX FACTORY INC. Demonstration machines are set-up in the EX FACTORY Showroom in the Grand Rapids, MI area. Contact Dan Wolters for more details about UNIMAK equipment: 800. 374. 5009 ext. 376 or dan.wolters@exfactory.com

DAN WOLTERS

080.374.5009 ext. 376 E: dan.wolters@exfactory.com WEB: www.exfactory.com/unimak/ P:

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FAG U S G R E CO N , I N C . Since 1911, Fagus-GreCon has created and applied innovative technology to maximize production. Our goal remains to assist our customers by providing technologically advanced equipment to ensure safer facilities, optimized production, and verifiable product quality to their customers. Headquartered in Alfeld, Germany, GreCon offers global service, the latest in research and development, and has distribution capabilities from regional companies and multiple agents around the world, including Fagus GreCon, Inc., the North American office based in Charlotte, North Carolina. OBJECTIVE INSPECTION Manual inspection is replaced by the SUPERSCAN system. This ensures a continuous and constant quality control; the parameters used to make a decision remain constant. Depending on the end product, different measures that are necessary for the further processing of the panels can be taken.

P RO D UCTS: • SURFACE INSPECTION SYSTEM • SUPERSCAN SPM & SPL – INSPECT FURNITURE PANELS & LAMINATE FLOORING • SUPERSCAN SPR – FOR TWO-SIDED INSPECTION OF RAW PANELS • FIBERVIEW – FOR ONE-SIDED INSPECTION OF FIBER SIZES • LASER THICKNESS GAUGE • DML 6000 PRECISE MEASUREMENT OF MATERIAL THICKNESS USING LASER TECHNOLOGY • INLINE BLOW + DELAMINATION DETECTION • UPU 6000 ULTRASONIC BOND ANALYZER TO DETECT DEFECTS AND INTERNAL BLISTERS • SPARK DETECTION AND EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS • BS 7 OFFER SAFETY FOR YOUR PRODUCTION

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FRANKLIN ADHESIVES & POLYMERS Franklin Adhesives & Polymers, a division of Franklin International, manufactures adhesives for the domestic and global wood furniture, millwork, engineered-lamination and filter-fabrication markets. It also produces pressure sensitive adhesives for tapes, labels, and graphics used on consumer packaged goods, office products, and more under brand names Covinax and Micronax. The division supplies product and local service in more than 60 countries on six continents across the globe and operates a plant in Guangzhou, China to serve the Pacific Rim more efficiently. Franklin Adhesives & Polymers has led the way in the innovation of adhesives for wood and wood products and offers an adhesive solution for most applications in the wood product manufacturing plant. Under the trusted brand names Titebond, Multibond, ReacTITE and Advantage, these products provide superior performance in wood assembly, solid edge and face gluing, engineered product lamination and finger jointing.

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AN ADHESIVE S O LU T I O N FO R M O S T A P P L I CAT I O N S :

• NEW: ADVANTAGE 460 LAMINATION ADHESIVE FOR FIRE-RATED PARTICLEBOARD

• WOOD ASSEMBLY

• ONE- AND TWO-PART PVA EMULSION ADHESIVES

• SOLID EDGE AND FACE GLUING

• EMULSION POLYMER ISOCYANATE SYSTEM (EPI) ADHESIVES

• ENGINEERED PRODUCT LAMINATION

• RADIO FREQUENCY, HOT AND COLD PRESS COMPATIBLE ADHESIVES

• FINGER JOINTING

2020 Bruck Street • Columbus, Ohio USA 43207 P: 1.800.877.4583

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Adhesives & Polymers

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marketing@franklininternational.com

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FUNDER AMERICA INC. Funder America continually supplies a premium line of thermally fused laminated decorative surface options with their naturally inspired Elmé, Tenino and Mediterranean Collections. The overall warmth of Elmé designs are both classic and contemporary with a timeless appeal. While the Mediterranean designs can strike a balance into life with simplicity. Find your inspiration by diving deep inside the great outdoors with the Tenino patterns.

ELMÉ SERIES

Feel energized by patterns that blur the boundary between life and nature. Take a deep breath, relax, and be confident in the solutions these designs have to offer. Fabrication and component manufacturing continue to expand from their high-volume, state-of-the-art facility located in Mocksville, NC. Their strengths and diversity in fabrication of Thermally Fused Laminated panels, Casework, Cut-to-size, MDF wood powder coating, and OEM Packaging services serve as a key to business-to-business manufacturing partner.

MEDITERANNEAN SERIES

TENINO SERIES

P RO D UCTS: • LAMINATED PANELS: CUSTOMIZED WOODGRAINS, INTENSIVE COLORS, 8 TEXTURES • COMPONENTS: CUT-TO-SIZE, EDGE BANDING, CASEWORK • SURFACE SYNERGIES: MATCHING HPL, EDGE BANDING, FOIL • POWER COATING: WOOD COMPONENTS • PACKAGING SERVICES

HEADQUARTERS

200 Funder Drive • Mocksville, NC 27028 P: 336.751.3501 F: 336.751.5623 FUNDER AMERICA - HOPE

3754 Hwy 32 North • Hope, AR 71801 P: 870.722.5300 FUNDER AMERICA - SEBRING

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GENESIS PRODUCTS Genesis Products was founded and incorporated in 2002 with a primary focus on laminated panels. Over the years Genesis has grown to service the Cabinet & Storage, Store Fixture, Office & Education, Recreational Vehicle, Furniture and Transportation Industries. At Genesis Products we pride ourselves on being able to serve the needs of all our customers, providing product leadership, speed of services and unique experiences for our customers, vendors and employees. Since our inception, we have operated with the belief that there is always a better way and this philosophy continues to differentiate us as a comprehensive laminated panel and components supplier. Genesis Products operates 9 facilities in Elkhart, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, and Keysville, VA., with a total of over 900,000 square feet of production, assembly and warehousing space. The flexibility and size of these facilities allow us to respond quickly and efficiently to our customers’ manufacturing and supply chain needs.

P RO D UCTS: • PANEL SUPPLY

• CABINET DOORS

• LAMINATED PANELS

• INTERIOR TREATMENTS

• PANEL PROCESSING

• TABLE & DESK TOPS

• THERMOFOILED COMPONENTS

• BED COMPONENTS

• WRAPPED MOLDINGS

• WELFORMED, A DIVISION OF GENESIS PRODUCTS, INC.

• DRAWER PARTS

2608 Almac Ct, Elkhart, IN 46514 P: 877.266.8292 E: panelexperts@genesisproductsinc.com WEB: www.genesisproductsinc.com

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GRASS AMERICA INC. Today’s cabinet manufacturers realize that the functional hardware selection they make for their cabinetry is a critical element in the functionality of their final product and in the homeowner’s experience. The goal for Grass is to create innovative, world-class movement systems that withstand the test of time. Grass is a quality driven manufacturer of functional hardware and our movement systems represent some of the finest in the industry. With over 70 years of quality driven manufacturing in Europe and the US, we have products that have proven they can withstand the test of time. We are proud of our innovative nature and drive to create and energize the market with new ideas for functional hardware, always keeping quality at the forefront of everything we do. With a wide range of hinges, drawer slides, and lifters we have a product for any application. Systems we offer:

• CONCEALED HINGE SYSTEMS • METAL DRAWER SLIDE SYSTEMS • UNDERMOUNT SLIDES SYSTEMS • MECHANICAL DRAWER OPENING SYSTEMS • SLIDE SYSTEMS • LIFTER SYSTEMS • BORING AND INSERTION MACHINES Grass America has been a part of the US market for over 40 years. Our manufacturing facility is located in North Carolina and has distribution points located across the US. Our Grass teams come from all over the world with employees reaching 40 plus years of experience. We are growing at Grass America with a new expansion to allow for additional US made products. Grass America has the functional hardware solution to fit any application and with us you will never lose in quality what you gain in innovation.

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GREENLAM LAMINAT ES Among the world’s top three producer of laminates, Greenlam Laminates brings a legacy of exceptional artistry, unsurpassed quality and unyielding passion for excellence to the table. With a production capacity of 15.62 million sheets every year, we have always ensured that superior quality products are available to you. Innovative technology and creative solution have been our guiding principles from day one. Professionals such as architects, interior designers and end consumers can rely on us to immerse their decor ideas with elegance and character. We have our team of 3750 employees and a network of over 14000 dealers and distributors to thank for maintaining our level of excellence and commitment. Our esteemed list of clients inspire us to innovate and ideate towards delivering the best.

P RO D UCTS: • LAMINATES • COMPACT LAMINATES • VENEER LAMINATES

M AR KET S : • RESIDENTIAL • COMMERCIAL

8750 NW 36th St #635, Doral, Florida,33178, USA P: +1 (305) 640 0388 E: info.us@greenlam.com WEB: www.greenlam.com

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HEXION INC. Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is a global leader in thermoset resins. Through a broad range of thermoset technologies and specialty products, Hexion serves and supports customers in diverse industrial and wood markets. Hexion is the world leader in supplying advanced resins, adhesives, and wax emulsions to the laminate industry. In addition to high quality, forward-thinking technologies, Hexion prides itself on providing customers with top-notch technical assistance in developing products and honing processes to create the beautiful, functional and high performance materials today’s designers, architects, builders and regulators insist on.

O UR C U S TOME RS MAK E : • INDUSTRIAL OVERLAYS

• FLOORING

• IMPREGNATED DECORATIVE PAPER

• PB/MDF

• LAMINATES

• FURNITURE, CABINETS AND DOORS

W E S UP P LY: • ECOBIND™

ULTRA-LOW EMITTING RESIN TECHNOLOGY FOR ADHESIVES: UF, PRF, NO-ADDED UF (PVAS, EPIS, HOT MELT)

• PHENCAT™ CATALYSTS • HELOXY™ ADDITIVES • ASTRO™ AMINO AND MELAMINE RESINS FOR LAMINATING & ADHESIVES

• CASCOREZ™ AMINO RESINS AND EMULSIONS • WONDERBOND™ WATERBORNE ADHESIVES • BORD’N-SEAL™ AND CASCOWAX® WAX EMULSIONS

• BAKELITE® PHENOLIC RESINS FOR PAPER IMPREGNATION, PANELS AND BONDING OF STRUCTURAL TIMBER

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HOLZ-HER Weinig Holz-Her USA is the industry leader in solid wood and panel processing technology and equipment. Specializing in innovative manufacturing solutions that enable mass-customization and improve efficiency, Weinig Holz-Her USA offers an array of equipment including moulders, cross-cut saws, rip saws, finger jointers, gluing presses, scanners, CNC machining centers, edge banders, beam saws, vertical saws, material handling equipment, along with fully integrated software solutions that manage and optimize production.

P RO D UCTS: • EDGEBANDERS • CNC MACHINING CENTERS • VERTICAL MACHINING CENTERS • NESTING MACHINING CENTERS • BEAM SAWS • VERTICAL PANEL SAWS • KUNDIG SANDERS • AUTOMATIC PANEL HANDLING

124 Crosslake Park Dr Mooresville, North Carolina P: (704) 799-0100 E: Christian.Smedberg@weinig.com WEB: www.holzherusa.com/us/

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HUTTON FOREST PRODUCTS Hutton Forest Products is a contract sales and marketing group representing various mills, supplying premier wood products across Canada and the United States. James Hutton, the founder and CEO, created this company in 2005 based off his over 20 years of experience as an executive in the industry. He built its success from a simple and unwavering business model: strong partnerships, customized solutions and low overhead costs maintained by inventory management and optimized logistics. The successful implementation of this strategy has earned Hutton Forest Products recognition across the years as one of Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fastest growing companies. Above all, Hutton Forest Products prides itself on the relationships theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve built and continue to develop. PROUD PARTNER OF THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY

Pantone 348 Green

Pantone 348 Green & Pantone 375 Green tree

Black

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320 Pinebush Road Unit 8 Cambridge, ON NIT 126 Canada P: 519-620-4374 F: 519-620-4371 WEB: www.hfpi.ca


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HYMMEN MACHINES AND LINES FOR EXCELLENT SURFACES

Hymmen is a medium-sized mechanical and plant engineering company with 125 years of tradition. We predominantly deal with industrial production technology for the large volume production of board materials or the surface finishing of board or roll materials. Our headquarters with office buildings and production halls are located in the heart of Bielefeld, Germany. With 190 employees worldwide we work on investment projects for our customers in the following industries:

• FURNITURE

• BUILDING MATERIALS

• FLOORING

• STEEL & ALUMINIUM • COMPOSITES & TECHNICAL LAMINATES

• DOORS/GATES • DECORATIVE LAMINATES

As highly innovative and forward-looking high-tech company we continuously develop and manufacture state-of-the-art machines and plants for our customers. Our products (machines and lines) are divided into the following areas:

• DOUBLE BELT PRESSES • INDUSTRIAL DIGITAL PRINTING LINES • MULTI OPENING PRESSES • LAMINATING LINES

• CALANDER COATING INERT (CCI) • AUTOMATION AND CONTROL TECHNOLOGY • SERVICE

• LINES FOR LIQUID COATING INCL. DIRECT PRINTING Our customers profit from our technological partnership. We operate a spacious technical center and laboratory in which we can test and optimize all production processes with customers’ original materials. Our long-standing relationships with customers speak for themselves. Hymmen is the right partner for every customer seeking high-quality mechanical engineering combined with profound technological know-how, innovative strength and development potential for its own products within our industry.

Theodor - Hymmen - Str. 3 Bielefeld, NRW 33613 • DE P: +49 521 58060 WEB: www.hymmen.com E: info@hymmen.com

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I M P R E S S D E CO R Impress means to impress! As a leading printer in the decorative paper sector, we want to be a strong, valuable and reliable partner to our customers around the world. Behind the name impress lies a global group of companies, which develop and manufacture trend-orientated wood-based panel decorative surfaces for the furniture and flooring industries, as well as modern interior design. We create the future-orientated decors for the design of tomorrow directly in-house. They are based on trends, which are identified across the globe by our wonderful network of internal and international designers. As a market leader, Impress strives to exceed our customersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; expectations by providing exceptional trend forecasting for today and into the future. As a global manufacturing company, we are also aware of our responsibility to future generations when considering how we use resources. We therefore ensure that we manufacture high value products in an efficient and sustainable manner, minimizing the environmental impact.

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INTERGLOBAL FOREST PRODUCTS GIZIR Gizir is one of the world’s leading and fastest-growing manufacturers of decorative panels. Using the latest technology and producing the most superior products on the market, and with over 55 years of experience, excellent service, quality and reliability, Gizir’s products can already be found in over 80 countries around the world. Gizir’s endless pursuit to offer products ahead of the trends is proven with Polylac, Vision, Ultra High Gloss, SuperMatte and soon to be Madera. UNILIN Unilin creates quality MDF products for your home or business. Since its foundation in 1960, the panels division has grown into an international player providing innovative wood solutions for the construction, furniture, interior design and packaging industries. A wide range of high-quality MDF boards: that is the Spanolux Original range. Choose a standard MDF board, a moisture- or fire-retardant version, go for a core colored version, or with no added formaldehyde, in a density that suits your project or application. INTERGLOBAL FOREST Since July of 2000, InterGlobal Forest has focused on finding highquality products from around the world. We set our standards high and have worked hard to maintain these standards. We currently import plywood, MDF, and decorative panels with matching edge banding from Asia, Brazil, Turkey, Belgium, Russia, and Mexico. Our products are shipped to any one of our many locations within the U.S. At InterGlobal, we are always looking for new and innovative products that will keep your business ahead of the curve on new trends. That is why we have teamed up with Gizir and Unilin, to offer you the best products for the best prices. We offer their products exclusively to our U.S. distributors. With your satisfaction in mind, we will continue to bring you “Quality Wood Products from Around the World.”

2190 W. 11th Avenue, #231 PO Box 2543 Eugene, OR 97402 P: 800-214-4551 E: sales@interglobalforest.com WEB: www.interglobalforest.com

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INTERPRINT “Think global, act local” – that is the philosophy pursued by Interprint for nearly 50 years. With more than 1,300 employees worldwide, the Interprint Group is one of the worldwide leading décor printers. Our designs decorate the surfaces of all types of wood-based panels that are processed into furniture, flooring and used for interior finishing. Interprint’s wood, stone and abstract designs are eyecatching because of an authenticity that is at the foundation of Interprint’s corporate culture.

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INTERPRINT, INC. 101 Central Berkshire Blvd. Pittsfield, MA 01201 P: 413-443-4733 F: 413-443-6940 WEB: www.interprint.com E: sales@interprint.com


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JMC WOOD

3D up to 4 inches

A vinyl revolution is occurring in just about every industry using laminates. Just look at vinyl’s double-digit growth over the last decade. At JMC Wood, we believe ground zero of the revolution is in our factory, as we’ve been laminating and fabricating vinyl laminates since 1972. Today, we are the US leader in everything vinyl, and our capabilities include managing the vinyl purchase through the top domestic and foreign vinyl laminate vendors to laminated final products. We combine multiple vinyl lamination processes resulting in WOW! products. Provide a concept or CAD drawing and we will help you pick the correct vinyl lamination process for design, functionality and economy. Our mission is to help companies create WOW! products with vinyl laminates. We have NO boundaries demonstrated daily through industry innovations and downright outlandish vinyl laminate component products. At JMC, we create the WOW! Factor. Next time you wonder if vinyl is a suitable choice for a project make sure you call JMC Wood.

V I N YL P ROCE SSE S AND E X P ER I EN CE I N THE FOLLOWI N G: • RTF (3D) PRESSING FROM ¼” TO AN INDUSTRY LEADING 4” • SUPER MATTE FLAT LAMINATION AND RTF • VINYL WRAPPED FURNITURE, FIXTURE AND ARCHITECTURAL MOLDINGS TO 15”

• FLAT SHEET LAMINATION (1/8” TO 3”)

• SOLID COLOR LAMINATION TO REPLACE PAINT

• MITER FOLDING EXTRAORDINARY SHAPES

• WALL SYSTEM PANELS

• FULL CNC’D COMPONENT PARTS TO CAD DRAWINGS

• FAUX SUBWAY TILES LIKE NO OTHER • KYDEX FLAT SHEET AND RTF LAMINATION

• VINYL TO PVC SHEETS FOR LIGHT WEIGHT CEILING AND OTHER APPLICATIONS

13519 NW Industrial Drive Bridgeton, MO 63044 P: 800-344-0414 E: jjappa@jmcwood.com WEB: www.jmcwood.com

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KING PLASTIC CORPORATION King DuraStyle® Custom Cabinet Door Program combines King StarBoard® ST, the original environmentally stabilized polymer building sheet with designer styles, and state-of-the-art CNC fabrication. The doors have a matte gloss finish and are developed to withstand the harshest outdoor conditions. They will not rust, delaminate or rot when exposed to UV, humidity or water. King DuraStyle® Custom Cabinet Doors never need painting or refinishing. The King DuraStyle® Custom Cabinet Door Program puts precision door and panel fabrication within reach of cabinet makers that either don’t have the resources to CNC route the doors or don’t want to mix polymer shavings into their wood waste stream. The doors come in 46 styles and nine standard colors. Custom styles, sizes and colors are available upon request.

LIFETIME OF FUNCTION AND DURABILITY: • OUTDOOR DURABILITY WITH INDOOR STYLE • GENUINE KING STARBOARD® ST MATERIAL • CUSTOM MADE TO YOUR SPECIFICATIONS • STATE-OF-THE-ART CNC FABRICATION • PERFECTLY MATCH YOUR CABINETRY • CUSTOM ENGRAVING AVAILABLE • FAST TURNAROUND • DOORS ARE EASY TO ORDER • 46 DOOR STYLES TO CHOOSE FROM • 9 STANDARD COLORS • CUSTOM STYLES, SIZES AND COLORS AVAILABLE

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KINGS MOUNTAIN INTERNATIONAL From our nearby production facility in North Carolina, Kings Mountain International (KMI) provides customized press plates for the TFL, HPL, and Laminate Flooring markets throughout North and South America. KMI closely follows the trends in décor surfaces, in order to provide timely guidance and innovative manufacturing solutions to our customers. Our experienced Graphics Team utilizes state-of-the-art computer technology to present design variations and solutions prior to Production. Synchronized registration is achieved using our proprietary Syncro Registration® process. Digital chemical machinery guaranties a natural and consistent image reproduction throughout the plate manufacturing. Kings Mountain International’s manufacturing process ensures excellent gloss and depth consistency on our matte and textured finishes.

P RO D UCTS: • TFL, HPL, FLOORING • SYNCHRONIZED FINISHES WITH SYNCRO REGISTRATION® PROCESS • CHEMICAL AND MECHANICAL ETCHING • MULTIGLOSS • SUPERMATTE • MIRROR • MATTE • PEARL AND STIPPLE • CUSTOM TEXTURE DEVELOPMENT • PRECISION TOLERANCE GRINDING • ISO9001:2015 / AS9100D:2016 CERTIFIED

1755 S Battleground Ave. Kings Mountain, NC 28086 P: 704-739-4227 F: 704-739-4223 WEB: sales@kmiinc.net E:www.kmiinc.net

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KOCH

Koch LP Machinery + Systems has been importing, distributing and servicing high-value woodworking machinery throughout North America for more than 30 years. Koch has over 60 years of experience in the design and production of high-tech machinery for furniture, door manufacturing, as well as other wood products. Koch is also an authority in the field of joining technology and a specialist in sawing, shaping, drilling, gluing and dowel insertion, including specialized equipment for the production of decorative laminated veneer. This year, Koch is introducing the new, very popular WoodWelding technology to the North American market that allows an innovative way weld hardware permanently into wooden material. In addition to our renowned equipment from Koch, we also provide sales, service and parts for Paul Saws & Systems. Paul is known world-wide for cross-cutting and ripping machinery for the panel industry including our wide arbor panel ripsaws with fixed arbor or CNC positioned blades.

P RO D UCTS: • KOCH ENDMASTER-K

(EDGE BANDING AND DOWEL

INSERTION MACHINE)

• KOCH ENDMASTER-P

(HOT FOILING MACHINE WITH

CHAMFERING UNIT)

• KOCH SBD-45

(SAWING, DRILLING AND DOWEL INSERTION

MACHINE MITER DOORS)

• KOCH SPRINT-FC • DYNMA ADP • PAUL K34

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(MACHINE FOR FRENCH CUT DOOR COMPONENTS)

(FLEXIBLE DOOR CLAMPING CENTER)

(PANEL RIP SAW)

300 Lake Ridge Dr SE, Smyrna GA, 30080 P: 678-444-5000 F: 678-444-5100 E: info@kochmachinery.com WEB: www.kochma.com - www.paulsaws.com


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KOMO

Komo Machine, Inc. designs, manufactures and supports an entire line of high quality, precision CNC machining centers in Lakewood, NJ, USA. A wholly owned subsidiary of PMC Global, Inc. KOMO is now one of the largest manufacturers of CNC routers with several thousand installations worldwide. For more than 50 years, KOMO has been driving the changes and setting higher standards of performance industry-wide. KOMO has built an organization that continues to define the cutting edge, from hardware to integrated software, all while maintaining the superior customer support for which the KOMO name has become synonymous. When you partner with KOMO, you benefit from a wealth of resources, a lasting commitment from us and long-term solutions for you. It’s a machine Built for a Lifetime. It’s a KOMO. From us to you – since 1966.

W E O F F ER: • NEW CNC MACHINING CENTERS • MATERIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS • PERIPHERALS AND OPTIONS • PARTS AND SERVICE • PRODUCTIVITY SOLUTIONS • SAFETY • PRE-OWNED CNC MACHINING CENTERS

One Komo Drive Lakewood, NJ 08701 USA P: (732) 719-6222 F: (732) 579-5443 E: info@komo.com WEB: www.komo.com

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LAMIGRAF Lamigraf is a global leader in decorative paper printing. Our customers enjoy our range of products (decorative paper, finish foils (pre-impregnated) and melamine-impregnated paper) to cover a wide range of surfaces, from furniture to floors, kitchens to interior finishes. Lamigraf has cutting-edge gravure printing machines with up to 5 printing units for the production of decorative paper. Our experienced printing professionals are responsible for ensuring consistent product quality that meets our customers’ requirements. OUR DESIGN TEAM Our design team has extensive experience of identifying global and local trends. This knowledge is reflected in the design process, the first step in our production process. To identify these trends, our designers attend international trade fairs, visit other factories that are at the cutting edge for defining materials, colours and designs and they are continuously in contact with architects, interior designers, journalists, bloggers and other trendsetters. The aim of all of this is to offer our customers solutions that fit in with current and future trends in decorative paper. CERTIFIED QUALITY Lamigraf has implemented controls at each of the different stages of its production process, as well as in its products, to ensure the optimal quality of its services. In 2010, Lamigraf was awarded the International Chain of Custody Certification from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®), which guarantees that the raw materials used in its products come from sustainably managed forests.

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LAMIGRAF, INC.

C/Mas Dorca, 14-16 Ametlla Park 08480 L’AMETLLA DEL VALLÈS BARCELONA - SPAIN P: +34 93 8431888 F: +34 93 8432089 WEB: www.lamigraf@lamigraf.com

2333 Weldon Parkway St. Louis, MO 63146 USA P: +1 314-723-8204 WEB: www.northamerica@lamigraf.com


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LEITZ TOOLING Know-how. Productivity. Quality. Leitz is not only an industry leading manufacturer of advanced cutting tool technology but also a proven consultative technical provider. Our expert review, our ability to improve any cutting process, and our unconditional quality and performance guarantee ensure our partner customers achieve the continuous improvement essential to their future. The Leitz Group is the worldwide leading manufacturer of tooling for industrial processing of wood, wood derived materials, plastic and advanced materials. Leitz offers a complete range of precision tools for CNC machinery. With a comprehensive package of advisory services, a global footprint of Leitz employees pass on their expertise of cutting tools. Leitz WhisperCut PCD and HeliCut variable bevel angle cutters Leitz WhisperCut PCD and HeliCut variable bevel angle cutters provide infinite angular cuts and optimal cut quality in all materials, ranging from natural hardwoods to highly abrasive manmade materials. Featuring precision quick snaps every 15 degrees and fineadjustment settings for virtually any angle, Leitz range of variable bevel angle cutter systems provides a solution for every angular cutting requirement. Leitz ProfilCut Q Premium With a cutting speed up to 120 m/sec., the Leitz ProfilCut Q Premium system outperforms any insert system available on the market in terms of productivity and surface qualityâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;saving time and money. Leitz ThermoGrip Tool Holding System The Leitz ThermoGripÂŽ heat-shrink tool-holding system offers unrivaled precision and performance. The one-piece chuck design eliminates tool run-out common to collet and hydro tool-holding systems. Customers experience a minimum 25% reduction in operating costs, while improving productivity by at least 20%. ThermoGrip users will conservatively realize savings of $15K per machine shift annually.

4301 East Paris Avenue S.E. Grand Rapids, MI 49512 P: (800) 253-6070 WEB: www.leitztooling.com

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LENDERINK.COM SOLUTIONS PROVIDED

LENDERINK BRINGS DESIGNERS DREAMS TO REALITY. SERVICES: • PRACTICAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT • RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT • MATERIALS LAB

• ARCHIVES • STATE OF ART EQUIPMENT (ON FLOOR) • PROTOTYPING • MODELS

P RO D U C T S & T E C H N O LO GY: • REAL WOOD & STONE VENEERS – (FLEXIBLE/ TRANSLUCENT) • CUT TO SIZE SPECIALTY PLYWOOD – SHORT OR LONG RUNS • DRY FILM OVERLAYS (CLEAR PREFINISH) (NO VOC) • ADHESIVES – FILM, WEB & POWDER • FIRE RETARDANTS • SURFACES INCLUDING WALLS AND CEILINGS • WOOD SIGNS (INDOOR/OUTDOOR) • FOLD OR MOLD 3D SHEET STOCK – NEW! • GLUE LINE HINGE FOR MITRE FOLDING

INDUSTRIES SERVED: • AUTOMOTIVE

• GIFTS & PACKAGING

• OFFICE FURNITURE

• LIGHTING

• SEATING

• SPORTING GOODS

• MEDICAL

• CARPET

• SIGNS AND LABELS

• MARINE

• MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

• ACOUSTICS

• COLOR PRINTING

• LAMINATING

• AIRCRAFT

• SOLAR

Aspen Veneer (.010” thick) with 3 Ply #160TSC Backer

Come Visit Our 100 Acre Campus in Grand Rapids, MI 1267 House Street NE, Belmont, MI 49306 P: 616-887-8257 CELL: 616-581-6466 E: sales@lenderink.com WEB: www.lenderink.com

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IVM GROUP & MILESI IVM Group is one of the largest companies in Europe and worldwide, specializing in the production of wood coatings, with their own Branches in Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Greece, Poland and US, present in more than 100 countries through specialized retailers. The state of the art plant in Parona, Italy, a unique production plant for size and architecture, develops on an area of more than 15 hectares. Production facilities have been designed and built to ensure production standards among the highest in the world, both quantitatively and qualitatively. The production processes are broadly automated, with the precise aim of improving the quality of processed and finished products, in full compliance with the legislation on personal and environmental safety. Milesi products were born in 1947 in Italy, a country that has always set the trends of quality and fashion in the furniture industry. In 2013 IVM Group set up its subsidiary in the USA, thus making Milesi products and world class technology readily available to the north American Professional users. It offers a wide assortment of paints to meet all the application requirements: from those of companies that employ large automated systems to the finest craftsmen’s. The customer receives a unique and complete service level, granted by a highly specialized distribution and Technical Assistance Network, responding promptly to all technical application requirements and offering the most suitable solutions to achieve the best quality and design results.

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PRODUCT RANGE:

• HYDROCOAT – WATERBASED COATINGS

• NITROCELLULOSE COATINGS

• AROMATIC-FREE COATINGS

• SOLVENT-BASED UV COATINGS

• POLYESTER COATINGS

• VOC275 POLYURETHANES

• HYDROCOAT UV – WATERBASED UV COATINGS

• WATER-BASED STAINS

• POLYURETHANE COATINGS

• IMO CERTIFIED COATINGS

• SOLVENT-BASED STAINS • THIN FILM TECHNOLOGY • COATINGS FOR EXTERIORS

IVM Chemicals Inc. • 301 McCullough Drive Charlotte, North Carolina, 28262 P: 407-506-4913 WEB: www.milesi.us E: milesi@milesi.us

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MÜNZING FENTAK ® ADDITIVE SOLUTIONS FOR THE WOOD INDUSTRY MÜNZING is a highly regarded, privately owned specialty additive company with headquarters in Abstatt, Germany. We have a presence in over 40 countries and are a technology driven organization with an extensive staff of highly experienced R&D and technical service personnel in Europe, the Americas and Australia. Our manufacturing plants in Germany, USA, Australia and Asia have broad synthesis and formulation capabilities in order to best serve our global customer base. The technical mission of MÜNZING is to solve coatings formulation problems. We offer state-of-the art technical service testing to all customers. With our broad range of additive chemistries, we meet customers’ specific application needs with a total solutions approach of both products and services. And, MÜNZING’s worldwide production network facilitates assured supply and prompt delivery wherever our customers do business.

M ÜN Z I N G FE NTAK ® PROCE SSIN G ADDIT IV ES is one of the world´s specialist in Additive Systems for: • LOW PRESSURE MELAMINE • HIGH PRESSURE LAMINATE • INDUSTRIAL FILMS (PSF, MDO, HDO) • SPECIALIZED SURFACE COATINGS FOR MOLDING AND FLAT BOARD • MDF, PARTICLE BOARD AND ENGINEERED WOOD

FEN TAK ® – Range of Products include: • CATALYSTS (HARDENER) - PLASTICIZER • WETTING AGENTS - PLATE CLEANER • RELEASE AGENTS - ANTI BLOCKING AGENTS • BACK RELEASES - LIQUID DYES • (SODIUM ALGINATE RELEASE) - EDGE SEALANTS • PIGMENT DISPERSIONS - PRIMERS • ABRASIVES DISPERSIONS - PUTTIE

1455 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ, 07003 P: 973-279-1306 F: 973-338-0420 E: info@munzing.us WEB: www.munzing.com 158


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NORTH AMERICAN PLYWOOD COMPANY Here at North American Plywood, we have the pleasure of offering our customers the highest quality products and manufacturing services. With offices in California and New Jersey, including warehouses around the country, NAPC has the capability to provide the service you need wherever you are in North America. Our plywood is sustainably sourced and can be FSC certified. NAPC also offers many different value-added services. NAPC is proud to offer DesignPly®, our direct to substrate digital printing and staining system. Using our state-of-the-art printer and robotic automation, we can print designs and images or stain the wood to any color required.

O UR VALU E AD D E D M AN UFACTU RI NG SE RVI CE S: • STATE OF THE ART UV CURED DIGITAL PRINTING • ONE OF THE LARGEST UV LINES IN NORTH AMERICA • UV FINISHING UP TO 5’ WIDE AND 12’ LONG • DRAWER BLANK MANUFACTURING • CUT TO SIZE AND ROUTING • PUR LAMINATION OF HPL, VENEER, PET AND ACRYLIC OVERLAYS IN ULTRA MATTE AND HIGH GLOSS • EDGE BANDING AND UV EDGE COATING

12343 Hawkins St. Santa Fe, CA 90670 P: 800-421-1372 MANUFACTURING: 777 Jefferson Road Parsippany, NJ 07054 P: 800-759-6606 WEB: www.naply.com HEADQUARTERS:

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NORTHERN CONTOURS Since 1992, Northern Contours has led the industry manufacturing membrane pressed & flat laminated components in materials such as 3D Laminate, High Gloss Acrylic, and Wood Veneer. With these materials we craft quality one-piece and five-piece kitchen cabinet doors, bath & closet cabinet doors, floating shelves, work surfaces, and custom commercial fixtures. We offer a full line of accessories and surfacing options to complete cabinet refacing projects, as well as Clear Coat UV finishing for our Veneer products. Northern Contours operates five manufacturing facilities located in three US states and Canada to provide convenient coverage of North America. Northern Contours employs over 500 people operating in more than 500,000 square feet.

WE PROVIDE OUR QUALITY COMPONENTS TO THE FOLLOWING MARKETS: • KITCHEN AND BATH CABINETS • CLOSETS & HOME ORGANIZATION • CABINET REFACING: MULTIFAMILY, RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

• RTA FURNITURE & CONTRACT MANUFACTURING • HEALTHCARE COMPONENTS • OFFICE & HOSPITALITY FURNITURE

OUR PRODUCTS & MATERIALS INCLUDE: • SUPERMATTE 3DL SHAKERS

• MITER FOLDED FLOATING SHELVES

• VENEER WITH CLEAR COAT UV FINISHING

• ACRYLIC CABINET DOORS • ALUMINUM FRAME DOORS

• 5-PIECE CABINET DOORS IN AUTHENTIC TEXTURED • 3DL & WOOD VENEER FINISHES SURFACES • FENIX NTM® NANOTECH MATTE

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1355 Mendota Heights Rd., #100 St.Paul, Minnesota • 55120 P: (866) 344-8132 F: (651) 695-1714 WEB: www.northerncontours.com


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OLON INDUSTRIES INC. Olon is one of North America’s leading single source manufacturers of quality component and custom solutions serving the furniture and cabinet industry for over 35 years and from 5 facilities. Our capabilities include moulding profile shaping and wrapping, CPL production, producing drawer components as well as post processing capabilities such as CNC machining, cut to size, drilling, end foiling, end capping and installing inserts. As well, Olon offers a unique TFL synergy program called NEXGEN® which provides exact matching components to the industry in over 220 TFL colours. New! Olon launches VelourTouch. A 2D Ultra-Matte Collection of solid colours with fingerprint & scratch resistance available in: wrapped 5 piece door & accessory mouldings; 6mm, 5/8” and ¾” laminated panels; and DecoLINK formable laminate to complete the offering. Olon creates simplicity in sourcing with our one-stop-shop approach for architects, designers and builders requiring NEXGEN®, VelourTouch and custom components. Our products are used in the kitchen & bath, closet, office furniture, hospitality, healthcare, educational and store fixture market segments.

PHOTO COURTESY OF TEKNION

O UR P RO D U CTS I NCLU D E : • NEXGEN®, VELOURTOUCH & CUSTOM WRAPPED 5 PIECE DOOR MOULDINGS • NEXGEN®, VELOURTOUCH & CUSTOM WRAPPED ACCESSORY MOULDINGS • CUSTOM PROFILE MOULDINGS • VELOURTOUCH & CUSTOM PANEL LAMINATION • NEXGEN® LINK25, VELOURTOUCH DECOLINK AND CUSTOM FORMABLE LAMINATES • NEXGEN® EDGEBANDING • MITERFOLD DRAWER COMPONENTS • SOLID WOOD & PLYWOOD DRAWER COMPONENTS

42 Armstrong Avenue Georgetown, ON L7G 4R9, CA P: 800-387-2319 F: 905-877-7383 E: info@olon.com WEB: www.olon.com

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OMNOVA SOLUTIONS OMNOVA Solutions is a global innovator of decorative surfaces, delivering solutions that elevate appearance and functionality of interior environments. OMNOVA Laminates serve a broad range of residential and commercial markets providing on-trend designs with enhanced performance.

• PAPER LAMINATES PROVIDE AN ATTRACTIVE, FUNCTIONAL AND AFFORDABLE ALTERNATIVE TO SOLID WOOD COMPONENTS

• 2D LAMINATES FOR WIDESPREAD DECORATIVE AND FUNCTIONAL APPLICATIONS

• 3D LAMINATES CAN BE MEMBRANE-PRESSED OR VACUUM-FORMED, ELIMINATING THE NEED FOR T-MOLDING, EDGEBANDING AND VISIBLE SEAMS

• SURF(X) 3D LAMINATES FOR SEAMLESS EDGES AND ENHANCED PERFORMANCE THROUGH INDUSTRY-LEADING SURF(X) COATING

• SURF(X) SHEET LAMINATES SURF(X) COATING PERFORMANCE IN A COLOR-THROUGH SHEET

Our diverse constructions and styles can meet your performance, design, cost and fabrication needs. Domestic manufacturing and distribution help ensure fast order fulfilment, and we offer one of the industry’s most extensive design libraries.

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25435 Harvard Road Beachwood, OH 44122 P: 866-332-5226 WEB: www.omnova.com E: laminates@omnova.com


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PANEL PROCESSING, INC Panel Processing has been adding value for over 48 years. As a custom flat panel fabricator it is our job to take your vision and bring it to life. Panel is a 100% employee owned company with over 11 manufacturing facilities and unequaled experience in fabricating, painting, printing and laminating; we are the fabricator you need to take your next project from concept to reality. Our specialties include but are not limited to; retail stores, kitchens, closets, schools, hotels, hospitals and RTA furniture. Panel Processing recently launched The Crater Lake Collection, an exclusive Thermally Fused Laminate Collection with new textures. The new collection includes nine exclusive colors to Panel Processing that cannot be found anywhere else. Panel Processing worked closely alongside designers to create a collection that would resonate with a diverse design audience. The colors and textures embrace the strong natural elements that are inspired by Crater Lake, which is located near their Klamath Falls, Oregon facility. The rustic, weathered neutrals with cool grays and warm taupe tones allow us to bring nature inside while also embodying a traditional palette ideal for creating a clean design.

O UR P RO D U CTS I NCLU D E : • NEW: THE CRATER LAKE COLLECTION THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATES • LAMINATED PANELS: HIGH PRESSURE LAMINATES, THERMALLY FUSED LAMINATES, DECORATIVE PAPERS & FOILS, TEXTURES, HUNDREDS OF PAPERS, DESIGNS & COLORS • COMPONENTS: CUT-TO-SIZE, PUNCH, PAINT, COAT, LAMINATE, MACHINE, EDGEBANDING, FINISHING • SLATWALL, SHELVING, STORE FIXTURES, PEGBOARD, CHALKBOARD, MARKERBOARD, LAMINATED PANELS, CASEWORK, CABINET COMPONENTS, RTA FURNITURE, CUSTOM FABRICATION

1030 Devere Drive, Alpena, Mi 49707 P: 800-433-7142 F: 989-356-9000 E: solutions@panel.com WEB: www.panel.com

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PA N O L A M S U R FAC E SY S T E M S M U LT I P L E S U R FA C E S . O N E SY S T E M . Panolam’s goal is to help bring your vision to reality without compromise. More choices mean more solutions and time-savings in selecting materials. As your surface solution provider, we are here to help navigate the many design and substrate options available to help you achieve your desired aesthetic, performance, and budgetary attributes for every project. Passionately offering a portfolio of diverse brands that cater to the breadth of your imagination, we can help you arrive at the perfect solution fast and affordably, saving you time and money. Within our portfolio, including Nevamar®, Pionite®, Panolam® TFL, FRL® Wall Protection Panels, FRP and Duet™ Wall Panels, you can find exactly what you need and even discover solutions you never imagined. From furniture and fixtures to walls, elevators, displays or any architectural statement, we’ve got you covered. With over 500 colors and patterns, 28 finishes and a range of treatments for varying conditions, we offer the broadest selection of integrated surface solutions. Our staff of design and technical experts are here to guide you to help you select the perfect materials to fulfill your vision and we can show you how multiple Panolam products work together as a system. While our company has changed in almost 80 years, our mission has not. We are more driven than ever to fulfill your vision with products that perform to the highest standards and delivering solutions for a diverse range of creative tastes. Put our mission to work for you.

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PM K SYSTEMS The most innovative Coping and End-Matching Systems offered to the woodworking market today. The PMK C-1203, C-1205, and HSK models provide a new solution for coping and end-matching without chipping, splintering or blow-out. Because we use two counter-rotating spindles, our systems do not need a chip breaker or blow-out piece. Place workpieces on the table and activate the machine. The workpiece is automatically clamped securely to the table and moved past the cutter heads, which are located behind a safety barrier. With our system quality, efficiency and safety are greatly improved.

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The table moves on high-quality linear rails like those used on CNC routers. This ensures precise location of the table and workpieces in relationship to the cutters. Our patented eccentric hold down clamp is also guided by linear rails and is driven from the center of the hold down clamp. Since the holddown clamp is always parallel to the work table rejects are virtually eliminated.

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Willow Spring Drive, Knoxville, TN P: 865-922-0262 F: 865-377-3666 E: corbin@pmksystems.com WEB: www.pmksystems.com

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PREMIER EUROCASE A leader in American manufacturing and innovation, Premier EuroCase recently announced it has doubled the capabilities of its fully automated production line for finished components and reduced lead time to five days. The full-service panel processor specializes in lamination, custom components, store fixtures and cut-to-size doors. Headquartered in Denver, Colo., Premier has a modern manufacturing campus that totals 300,000 square feet and includes an automated warehouse and other world-class technology to ensure maximum efficiency. Premier’s vertical integration strategy enables it to produce Reflekt, UltraMatte, Ion, Roücke HD and Roücke TFL product lines on-site with the industry’s fastest lead time and no minimum orders. The company’s extensive product offerings, comprehensive custom capabilities and distributor network enable Premier to service various markets nationwide, including residential, commercial, multifamily, education, healthcare, hospitality and retail store fixtures. Order online at premiereurocase.com and sign-up for Premier’s newsletter for more company information and insights.

P RO D UCTS: • LAMINATED PANELS

• CUSTOM COMPONENTS

• SLAB DOORS

• MAGNETIC/DRY-ERASE PANELS

• THREE-PIECE DOORS • FIVE-PIECE DOORS • SIX-PIECE DOORS (Z-FRAME)

• MITER FOLDS • PEEL & STICK SHEETS

P RO D UCT LI NE S: • REFLEKT HIGH-GLOSS ACRYLIC • ULTRAMATTE SOFT-TOUCH MATTE ACRYLIC • ION DECORATIVE HIGH-GLOSS FILM • ROÜCKE HD TEXTURED MELAMINE • ROÜCKE THERMOFUSED LAMINATE • HIGH PRESSURE LAMINATES

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12000 E. 56th Ave. • Denver, CO 80239 P: 303-373-9718 E: sales@premiereurocase.com WEB: www.premiereurocase.com


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R & B TO O L S U P P LY, I N C . R & B Tool Supply, Inc. is leading Americas production routing industries with our Extended Life™ production tooling. Our Extended Life™ product offering covers the following industries; Production Cabinet and Furniture Manufacturing, Plastics, Aerospace, Marine, Firearms and Musical instruments. R & B Tool Supply, Inc. has built a reputation and is known for pushing the envelope of what is possible with carbide tooling. It started decades ago with our invention of the very first mechanical machinery designed and built to produce two opposing flutes on a cutting tool. This cutting tool geometry is known in the industry as the 1+1 Single Flute Compression Tool. Our invention of compression tool geometry was created to eliminate fuzzing and blowout on both sides of a routed sheet of material at the same time. With this invention the first cut is the last cut with no secondary cleanup work. The 1+1 found use on NC cabinet making equipment that read Perforated Paper Tape Programs. Computers as we know them were not yet used on production machinery in those days. Our inventions continued to expand with our development of multi flute compression tool grinding software for the CNC age. We developed this CNC tool grinding software to produce multiple flutes on a compression tool 2+2, 3+3 and 4+4 to enable faster and faster feed rates for the Cabinet and Furniture industry at the time. 6+6 designs and more, have been built and are now finding use in Aerospace composites manufacturing. We commissioned the building of the first computer software that has enabled this American achievement to be possible. R & B Tool Supply, Inc.’s design excellence and reputation continues with our latest invention, our Extended Life™ production tooling. Designed to slash per part or price per sheet tooling cost. Our Extended Life™ production tooling was purpose built to do this task, and well. Superior Endurance coupled with Superior Performance. These two abilities together deliver long term results on your bottom line. That’s what R & B Tool Supply, Inc. and our Extended Life™ production tooling is all about. R & B Tool Supply, Inc. isn’t just a name, it’s the American tooling company that all others strive to beat, but can’t.

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WEB: www.rbtoolsupply.com E: info@rbtoolsupply.com

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AMERICAN RENOLIT CORPORATION RENOLIT is a manufacturer of 3D and 2D Roll Laminates and decorative lightweight wood-plastic composite sheets. RENOLIT creates surfacing materials which meet the highest demands in terms of design, quality and performance. Our laminates are used on components and panels in retail interiors, healthcare office systems, and hospitality. Attributes of RENOLIT laminates include excellent impact and wear resistance. Design with the flexibility of contoured shapes and seamless soft edged components. The RENOLIT Group is an international leader in the manufacture of high-quality plastic films and related products for technical applications. This independent family-owned business, which has been setting benchmarks for quality and innovation for 70 years, now employs a workforce of approximately 4,700 employees at more than 30 production sites and sales entities. The RENOLIT brand enjoys a worldwide reputation for technical expertise, modern product design and customer-oriented service.

P RO D UCTS: • RENOLIT 3D FILMS SUPPLIED AS DECORATIVE SURFACING FOR LAMINATION TO MACHINED FIBREBOARD (MDF) USING A THERMOFORMING PROCESS

• RENOLIT 2D FILMS THE WIDEST RANGE OF HIGHLY-DEVELOPED 2D INDUSTRIAL FILMS TO CHOOSE FROM, WITH A WHOLE SERIES OF QUALITIES, CHARACTERISTICS AND PROCESSING OPTIONS THAT COVER ALMOST EVERY APPLICATION.

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301 Berkeley Drive, Suite B Swedesboro NJ 07470 P: 973-706-6912 F: 856-467-4880 E: designamerica@renolit.com WEB: www.renolit.com/design/en/


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RIKEN U.S.A. CORPORATION Riken is a Japanese manufacturer of 3D Laminates and Steel Lamination Films. Our sales office was established in 1995 as the North American Sales and Distribution office for Riken Technos Corporation. Riken’s 3D Laminates are suitable for residential cabinet components and doors, as well as for various commercial finishes such as office furniture, store fixtures, RV interiors, and other building materials. Our products are receiving high praise from various industries due to their high functionality and high quality, as well as their aesthetics design. Known for superior UV resistance and lot-to lot consistency, Riken’s films provide unsurpassed levels of laminating quality.

FI L M T YP ES: • PVC AND NON-PVC

FI N I S H ES : • HIGH GLOSS

• PEARLESCENT

• MATTE

• METALLIC

• SATIN

• SOFT FEEL

• SCRATCH RESISTANT DT

• SUPERMATTE • 3D DRY AND ERASE

PAT TER N S: • SOLID

• ABSTRACT

• WOODGRAIN

• GRANITES

26200 Town Center Drive Suite 135 Novi, Michigan 48375 P: 248-513-3511 E: info@riken-usa.com www.riken-usa.com

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ROSEBURG FOREST PRODUCTS Roseburg Forest Products manufactures particleboard, MDF and thermally fused laminate panels at seven manufacturing facilities in the U.S. We own and manage our own forestland and proudly produce the most widely specified brands of composite wood panels in North America.

O UR P RO D U CTS ARE U SE D FOR: • CABINETRY • FURNITURE • CASEWORK • SHELVING • MOULDINGS • DOORS • COMPONENTS • DECORATIVE WALL PANELS • ARCHITECTURAL WOODWORK • COUNTERTOPS With three LEED® Green Associates on staff, Roseburg is able to support your needs in the green building sector with sustainable products and knowledgeable staff. From a wide variety of panel cores engineered for specific applications, to numerous decorative surface options, we have the solutions you need.

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3660 Gateway Street Springfield, OR 97477 P: 800-245-1115 F: 541-679-2543 WEB: www.roseburg.com


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SALICE AMERICA INC. Salice America, Inc. has been active in the U.S. market for over 25 years. Based in Charlotte, NC, Salice America was founded in 1989 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arturo Salice S.p.A. With its presence and the creation of an all U.S. team, Salice has demonstrated since its inception the determination to be near the U.S. customers in order to better serve and understand their needs. Following suit, in 1993, Salice America opened a satellite warehouse in Los Angeles (Rancho Cucamonga), CA as an additional service to our customers in the West. Thanks to the two strategically located warehouses, Salice America has been able to optimize the rapid distribution of all three Salice group products throughout the national territory. The determination has proven to be successful and has led to an impressive sales growth. Salice America is today one of the leaders in the supply of components to U.S. kitchen cabinet manufacturers. OPENING LIFTING SLIDING STORING…ALL FROM SALICE For every type of movement… the answer is Salice. A comprehensive range of products that combines excellence in research-based designand technical expertise to provide solutions for every domestic cabinet application.

• HINGES AND MOUNTING PLATES • LIFT SYSTEMS • SLIDING DOOR SYSTEMS • RUNNERS AND DRAWER SYSTEMS • KITCHEN ACCESSORIES • CLOSET ACCESSORIES

2123 Crown Centre Drive Charlotte, NC 28227 P: 800-222-9652 F: 704-841-7808 WEB: www.saliceamerica.com

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SAPPI

Sappi is the world’s leading supplier of casting and release paper for the decorative laminate, automotive, fashion, upholstery, and engineered films industries. Sappi release paper provides the surface aesthetics and textures for decorative laminates found in kitchens, bathrooms, flooring, and surfaces, as well as the textures for synthetic fabrics used in footwear, clothing, upholstery, and accessories. Sappi Ultracast® is unparalleled in the market, producing consistent texture and décor color, independent of machine or size required. Our release paper results in much greater flexibility than alternatives (plates, belts, etc.) can offer, from the deep embossing of stone textures to the matte smoothness of an oiled hardwood or subtle light diffraction textures. Sappi’s laminate release papers and film are used in Continuous Pressure Laminates (CPL) presses, High Pressure Laminate (HPL) presses, Low Pressure Laminate (LPL) presses and in an Ultraviolet Coating (UVC) process. To see all of Sappi’s textures, download the Sappi Release Texture App for iOS and Android.

LEE ROSSIGNOL - SALES MANAGER - SAPPI NORTH AMERICA

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SCHATTDECOR

O N E S O URCE, UNL IM IT ED SO LU TI O NS Schattdecor has been a successful name in decor printing for over 30 years and in this time has hugely expanded its range of products. It is no longer just a printing firm, but instead offers complete and comprehensive surface solutions, tailormade for its customers. The wide range of Schattdecor’s individual products – all of high quality and on-trend – range from authentically natural printed decors and brilliant impregnated papers to complete finished products. Each year the family-run company based in Thansau, Germany, processes around 3 billion square metres of paper globally. With more than 2,550 employees at a total of 18 production locations around the world, the Group was able to generate a turnover of around 750 million euros in the 2018 financial year. In 2019, the Schattdecor Group added to their North American market presence with the acquisition of US Coating Company of Lexington, SC. This will allow for continued excellent service to the market and serve customers with finish foil products domestically produced. SURFACES BY SCHATTDECOR The Printed Surfaces segment is extremely important for the company and forms the basis for many other products. In addition to its 38 rotogravure presses worldwide, Schattdecor has introduced the Palis 2250 industrial digital printing system which will open up new possibilities in decor printing and expand the product range. For the decorative surface design of products, there are more than 1,000 decors from the Hybrid Classics and Digital Visions collections available, as well as a wide range of solid colors. The Impregnated Surfaces segment supplies impregnated decor papers for further processing. The two Impregnated Surfaces lines, Decolay and Teclay, fit perfectly into any production scenario, enhancing the quality and durability of premium surface products for furniture worktops, interiors, and floors. In the Finished Surfaces segment, Schattdecor’s finish foils range features an array of individual applications for furniture, caravans and interior fittings. Under the labels Smartfoil by Schattdecor and Postfoil by Schattdecor, the company offers mix-and-match combinations of paper, resin and lacquer systems with a wide range of premium-quality surface effects, based on preimpregnated or printed decor paper.

13950 Riverport Place Drive Maryland Heights, MO 63043 P: +1 314-400-6100 E: info@schattdecor.us WEB: www.schattdecor.com

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SHOPBOT TOOLS At ShopBot Tools, we dedicate our energy and resources to offering the best, most affordable, and configurable solutions for our CNC tools. Design and engineering choices are based on thorough reasoning and always with our customer’s needs in mind. Unlike companies that have begun importing and reselling CNC tools over the past few years; we engineer, build, and support the tools we sell here in Durham, NC (USA). Unlike any other affordable CNC router producer, we also develop and produce our own control systems and CNC software. And we use our CNC tools in our own manufacturing, every day. ShopBot’s tools provide the power, precision, and reliability of big-iron CNC tools costing thousands of dollars more. You can machine, cut, and carve into a variety of materials including wood, MDF, plastics, foam, and aluminum. We provide a wide range of tool sizes and support the success of each user with a range of services, including technical support, an active online forum, and production support services. For power and high precision in a small footprint, look to our popular and affordable ShopBot Desktop and Desktop MAX. They’re being used in countless industries and educational settings. Our full-size shop tools, such as the PRSalpha 96 x 48 (and larger), are at work everywhere from small businesses to large factory settings. They are easily configured and can be reconfigured to meet your evolving production needs.

C N C RO U T E R P RO D U CT S : • Handibot® Smart Power Tool

• ShopBot PRSalpha FullSize Gantry

• ShopBot Desktop

• ShopBot PRSalpha FullSize Gantry with ATC

• ShopBot Desktop MAX • ShopBot Desktop MAX ATC • ShopBot Buddy®

• ShopBot Standalone Indexer • ShopBot 5-Axis

• ShopBot PRSstandard Full-Size Gantry

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ShopBot Tools, Inc. 3333B Industrial Drive,Durham, NC 27704 P: 919-680-4800 TF: 888-680-4466 E: sales@shopbottools.com WEB: www.shopbottools.com


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SMARTECH SUPERIOR PRODUCTS. EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE.

VERSA | TRIM

Membranes / Pressroom and Finishing Tools / 3D Laminate Storage Racks and the know-how to help you make the most of your production!

The compact size makes trimming between cut-outs in close proximity far easier than with a larger knife. We engineered the Versa|Trim’s handle to ensure a flush trim in a single pass.

STEINBACH MEMBRANES

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Steinbach has supplied top-quality membranes since the beginning of 3D Laminate technology in a wide variety of silicone mixtures, thicknesses, and surfaces, as well as two types of natural rubber Smartech has the right Steinbach Membrane for your application and the experience to help you choose the best material for your application.

You loved our Versa|Trim so much, you asked for a full-size trimmer and here it is! The Quick|Trim easily handles a variety of applications from 3D Laminates to edgebanding and T-molding.

STEADY | MIX This stand mixer eliminates fatigue and guesswork when mixing two-part adhesives, conversion varnish, or other finishing products. The Steady|Mix is adjustable for 1 to 5 gallon jobs, and ensures that whatever you need to add will be steadily and evenly incorporated into your base product for optimal performance.

DURA | RACK This versatile and study rack holds glued and finished parts for safe, worryfree drying. Hefty powder-coated steel construction is built to last and can hold 1200+ lbs. Replaceable, coated paper tubes cover the support rods to keep both the rack and your product clean. EASY | SPIN Heavy-duty swivel with non-slip pad can hold up to 200 lbs to make trimming and finishing jobs quicker and easier. 14.5” diameter.

EASY | AXIS Our foot-rotated turntable lets you turn parts being sprayed with adhesives or finishes completely hands-free. The tube shaped support column eliminates blow-back while you’re spraying. All outer surfaces are HDPE, guaranteeing easy cleanup of both glue and finish residue.

3120 Latrobe Drive, Charlotte, NC 28211 P: 704-362-1922 F: 704-362-1012 WEB: www.SmartechOnline.com

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STATES INDUSTRIES LLC States Industries LLC is a privately held, hardwood panel producer located in Eugene, Oregon, in the heart of America’s wood products manufacturing region. We have established a reputation for innovation by consistently introducing products and processes targeted to improve our customer’s capabilities and the value of their products. Each workday at States, more than three hundred individuals bring their skill, ingenuity and dedication to the task of creating and supplying quality, hardwood panel products to North American woodworkers. Millwrights, electricians, press operators, finish line technicians and all of States’ employees create a culture that supports and encourages the fullfillment of our customer’s requests. States maintains bills-of-material for more than 400,000 constructions and typically adds 10 new ones daily, each to meet a customer’s very specific application. No other manufacturer in our industry is more responsive to the specialized needs of woodworking.

P RO D UCTS: • APPLEPLY

• ARMORCORE

• NOVA

• CUSTOM QUANTITIES

• NOVA PEAK

• WALL PANELING

• NOVA LAB

• DRAWER SIDES

• VERSA

• CUSTOM COMPONENTS

Veneer-core panels bonded with SoyStrong contain no added formaldehyde (NAF). All other panel products contain no added urea formaldehyde (NAUF)

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STEVENSWOOD ® STEVENSWOOD® is a full-line manufacturer of quality laminated products, from panels to furniture and cabinets. For more than 60 years, STEVENSWOOD® has provided added value to our customers through innovative engineering, design, and craftsmanship, along with expertise that leads to cost-effective solutions. Backed by the most extensive Quality Assurance program in the industry, Stevens Industries is committed to our customers with the specific products for present and future needs

P RO D UCTS AND SE RVI CE S: • DECORATIVE LAMINATE PANELS • HIGH PRESSURE LAMINATE SURFACES • COLLECTIONS WITH COORDINATED EDGEBANDING, PANELS, HIGH IMPACT SURFACES, DOORS AND MOULDINGS • DUAL-SIDED TEXTURE MATCHED GRAINS • DESIGN-FOCUSED PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT • VARIETY OF LAMINATE AND CORE MATERIALS • WIDE SELECTION OF COLORS AND SIZES 0

704 West Main St. Teutopolis, Illinois 62467 P: (217) 857-7100 F: (217) 857-7101 WEB: www.stevens-wood.com

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STILES MACHINERY YO U R S O LU T IO N As the industry’s leading provider of advanced manufacturing solutions, Stiles has been helping manufacturers nationwide increase their efficiency and productivity for over 50 years. We understand that there are no one-size-fits-all solutions. That’s why we offer solutions that fit your unique and diverse needs. From introducing important new technologies to providing the nation’s largest team of field service technicians, 24-hour technical support, a vast inventory of ready-to-ship parts, the industry’s only accredited university and so much more, Stiles is YOUR SOLUTION for any challenge and your partner in every success. Stiles is a proud member of the HOMAG Group, a global leader in the production of industrial manufacturing machinery.

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• BORING/DRILLING

• MATERIAL HANDLING

• CNC ROUTERS

• MEMBRANE PRESSES

• EDGEBANDERS

• PANEL SAWS

• FINISHING EQUIPMENT

• POSTFORMERS

• GLUE SPREADERS

• PROFILE WRAPPERS

• LAMINATORS/PRESSES

• SANDING EQUIPMENT

3965 44th St. S.E. Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512 P: 616-698-7500 F: 616-698-9411 WEB: www.stilesmachinery.com


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Mission possible: See it, feel it, use it

TOP Overlay Haptic surface Release paper REAR PANEL Coating Balance

SIDE PANEL Melamine board Melamine Film Decor paper Self-adhesive foil

EDGE Paper/plastic base Straight edge Softforming edge Folding edge

DOOR Finish foil (paper/plastic base) Fully impregnated foil Pre-impregnated foil

North American Facilities Foils â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Edgebanding Production 1175 Harrelson Blvd Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Edgebanding Production 7104 Cessna Drive Greensboro, NC 27409

Design Center 1330 17th Ave. South, Ste. A Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Print Production 240 Bowles Road Agawam, MA 01001

Edgebanding Production 230 Orenda Road Brampton, Ontario L6T 1E9

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TAFISA CANADA Tafisa® Canada has a solid reputation for developing trendsetting designs and offering unmatched quality in particleboard and TFL decorative panels manufacturing. Founded in 1992, Tafisa® has a proven track record for being attuned to market trends, offering a production capacity that is second to none and providing excellent customer service. The company continuously invests every year to not only improve its operational excellence but also ensure that all of its manufacturing processes adhere to the strictest of industry, training, production and environmental standards. Selling to both residential and commercial markets, Tafisa® has maintained a balanced share of business between Canada and the United States. Each week, more than 700 truckloads of wood fibres are transformed into 300 truckloads of finished products – particleboards and decorative panels. Tafisa®’s particleboard panels are manufactured using 100% recycled and recovered wood materials, meticulously selected to create high quality, consistent panels for furniture, millwork, cabinetry and countertops saving millions of trees every year.

Tafisa® offers two types of particleboard panels: • TAFIPAN®: EPA TSCA TITLE VI COMPLIANT

• TAFIPAN-EVOLO™: CARB ULEF (ULTRA LOW EMITTING FORMALDEHYDE) CERTIFIED

Tafisa has a complete line of decorative surfaces including TFL decorative panels, HPL and the most extensive complementary product program on the market. Tafisa®’s TFL decorative panels are available in more than 122 standard colour and texture combinations between the embossed and in-register (EIR) Sommet Series® and the renowned Prelude Series®. After the outstanding success of the VIVA™ collection in the industry and with the innovative vision that has been Tafisa®’s hallmark, we are now the first manufacturer in North America to produce synchronized textured EIR decorative panels that replicate the look and feel of hickory and teak. Named BRAVA™ and FERIA™, the teak and hickory textures were developed using Tafisa’s proprietary EIR technology, a synchronized embossing technology that produces 4’ x 8’ and 5’ x 9’ double sided decorative panels delivering the ‘’true touch of wood’’.

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Tafisa decorative panels are offered with a complete matching line of SURFORMA® HPL to its Sommet and Prelude TFL Series. Made from the same texture plates and printed décors. Perfectly matched TFL and HPL, at one address.

4660 Rue Villeneuve, Lac-Mégantic Québec, Canada G6B 2C3 P: 1-888-882-3472 F: 819-583-2931 WEB: www.tafisa.ca


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THERMWOOD CORPORATION Thermwood Corporation, located in Southern Indiana and established in 1969, offers an extensive line of both three, four and five axis CNC machining centers ideally suited for the production, fabrication & trimming of wood, plastics, nonferrous metals, composites and other advanced materials. Some of these applications consist of Nested-Based panel production, solid wood, Roller Hold-Down machines for upholstery frames and much more including the All New Cut Ready, Cut Center that doesn’t require any programming. Thermwood also manufactures a line of Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) systems that incorporates both the additive and subtractive process on the same machine. Thermwood is deeply involved in CNC technology and development, incorporating a high level of smart control technology in its products. Thermwood CNC machining centers and additive systems are engineered using the most advanced CAD/CAM and structural analysis software. All weldments are fully stress relieved and the final machine is calibrated using three-dimensional volumetric compensation. We operate a well-equipped and staffed demonstration facility where we demonstrate the specific system we recommend to each customer, actually producing the customers’ parts while they watch. This increases confidence and eliminates technical risk. Thermwood is a US based company with dealers and distributors worldwide. In addition to machine manufacturing and software development, Thermwood has a technical service organization that provides support, machine installation, training, retrofits, custom programming and production assistance.

904 Buffaloville Road • Dale, In 47523 P: 800-533-6901 F: 812-937-2956 WEB: www.thermwood.com

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TIMBER PRODUCTS COMPANY Timber Products Company manufactures a variety of wood products to meet customer requirements including hardwood plywood, softwood plywood, specialty panels, composites, hardwood veneer and hardwood lumber. We offer a fully integrated approach to manufacturing with company-owned timberlands, nine manufacturing facilities, an import division and a nationwide transportation division. We are committed to creating quality products that reflect our sustainable practices and dedication to our customers. As partners, we work with our customers to help them select the best product for their needs, every step of the way. Our wood products are available for purchase from hundreds of distributors and retailers across North America.

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305 South 4th Street Springfield, OR 97477 TOLL FREE: 800-547-9520 P: 541-747-4577 E: marketing@timberproducts.com WEB: timberproducts.com


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TO P PA N I N T E R A M E R I CA I N C . This year we are celebrating 30 years of US manufacturing and industry-leading design innovation. Toppan Interamerica is a fully vertically integrated printer, printing award-winning decorative papers, and films. Our decorative and functional papers have gained international acclaim by replicating natural materials such as wood and stones. With two major gravure printing manufacturing locations here in the USA. We strive to deliver high-quality decorative products, meet on-time satisfaction and provide innovative solutions to our customer’s needs. We offer a comprehensive line of printed laminates, including light basis weight papers, saturating grade papers and PVC & Non-PVC films. These products are used in the production of counter tops, residential & contract furniture, cabinetry, closets, and flooring.

P RO D UCTS: • 3DLUXE (3D PVC FILM) • G-EFFECT (PRE-COATED EMBOSSED PAPER)

• HPL & TFL (SATURATED GRADE PAPER)

• HOTMELT ADHESIVE GLUE • FORTINA

(DECORATIVE ALUMINUM PROFILES)

• HD ONE

(NON-PVC FILM)

M AR KET S : • FURNITURE • FLOORING • HOME DÉCOR: WALL PANELS AND MOLDINGS

• KITCHEN CABINETS & VANITY

• ARCHITECTURAL FORTINA • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES • MANUFACTURED HOUSING

1131 Hwy155 South McDonough GA 30253, USA P: 973-706-6912 E: info@tia.toppan.com WEB: www.toppaninteramericainc.com

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UNIBOARD ® Uniboard is a leading North American manufacturer of decorative composite wood panels. Its products are sold to distributors and finished goods manufacturers, which cater to the kitchen cabinet, furniture, office, home renovation and construction industries. Uniboard’s TFL palette offers over 135 colours in 14 finishes offering superior quality, service and cutting edge technology. Uniboard TFL features the latest in trends, making this premium collection easily ahead of the pack. Our thermally fused laminate panels are available in all major markets and can be ordered in the industry’s widest selection of grades, sizes and thicknesses. Our laminate colours are perfectly matched to complementary products such as HPL, edgebanding and moulding so you can quickly and easily achieve your design goals.

SYN C H RO N I Z E D (E I R) , D E E P- EM BOSSED AN D S UP ERMAT FI NI SHE S Uniboard is renowned for having one of the most extensive product portfolios of engineered wood products in North America, ranging from deep-embossed and synchronized TFL textures such as Brushed Elm, Riviera Oak, Nobella and Sequoia, to ultra-light MDF. Unlike imported panels all our panels meet North American TSCA Title VI emission standards and are available in a standard 4x8 American format and thicknesses.

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VORTEX TOOL COMPANY For more than 25 years, Vortex Tool Company has built a reputation as an innovator, manufacturing high performance router and insert cutting tools for the woodworking and plastics industries. From its facility in Schofield, Wisconsin, Vortex produces tools with cutting edges in various grades of carbide, stellite, high-speed steel and polycrystalline diamond, and provides custom tool design, profiled inserts, retipping and sharpening services. Vortex’s high-quality tools provide higher operating speeds, significantly longer tool life, and long-term value, having built a customer base of over 5,000 companies. The latest tooling innovation, the XP “Xtreme Performance” Series, is the result of extensive testing performed on Vortex’s own CNC test router. In addition to its standard line of router tools, Vortex has designed hundreds of tools for special applications. Custom tooling services will deliver tooling in typically three weeks. Customer service is a high priority – technical support staff is available to answer your questions when you need it, now! Vortex Tool maintains a huge inventory with over 10,000 tools in stock so most orders will ship the same day. Call Vortex today. Get the answers you need now and the best quality tooling designed to do the job right. Visit www.vortextool.com to learn more and order online.

P RO D UCTS: • WOOD TOOLING • PLASTIC TOOLING • INSERT TOOLING • MACHINE TOOL ACCESSORIES • SHARPENING SERVICES

5605 East Jelinek Avenue • Schofield, WI 54476 • USA P: 1-800-355-7708 F: 715-355-7353 WEB: www.vortextool.com

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WEST FRASER MDF West Fraser produces top quality MDF panels at our WestPine (Quesnel, BC) and Ranger (Blue Ridge, AB) manufacturing facilities. Safety, operational, and manufacturing excellence is a key focus at these locations. Being a cost effective and reliable producer is what drives partnerships with many of our customers. As North America’s largest softwood lumber producer, West Fraser’s sawmill operations provide Ranger Board and WestPine with reliable, consistent, and high quality fiber to produce North America’s finest MDF. Combined with our ability to produce 2.5mm to 1-1/2” thick panels in a variety of widths, lengths, and grades, Ranger Board and WestPine can meet the needs of virtually any LDF, MDF, or HDF requirements.

O UR M D F P ROD U CTS ARE SU I TABL E FO R A VAST RANGE OF APPLI CAT IONS: • POWDER COATING

• HWPW CROSSBANDS

• MOULDINGS

• MELAMINE

• SLATWALL

• FURNITURE

• PANELING

• FLOORING

• DOORS – SOLID INTERIOR & CABINET Pantone 348 Green

Contact a Sales Rep today to discuss how our products can be a great fit for your business.

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• 3/8” – 1-1/2” (METRIC AND IMPERIAL THICKNESSES)

• 2.5MM – 3/4” (METRIC AND IMPERIAL THICKNESSES)

• 6’X24’ MULTI-OPENING PRESS

• 100% NO-ADDEDFORMALDEHYDE

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• AVAILABLE GRADES: Standard, Premium, Premium Plus, & Platinum

• 10’ WIDE CONTINUOUS PRESS • EXCELS IN LAMINATING, PAINTING, AND HARDWOOD PLYWOOD MANUFACTURING (CROSSBANDS & CORE) • AVAILABLE GRADES: EcoGold, EcoForm, EcoHD, & EcoPlus MR50

1250 Brownmiller Rd. Quesnel, BC Canada, V2J 6P5 P: 250-992-9254 E: mdf@westfraser.com WEB: www.westfraser.com


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WEYERHAEUSER

M E D I U M D E N S I T Y F I B E R B OA R D When it comes to value, what really counts is not how much the MDF costs, but how much it costs to use. Not all MDF panels are alike and may differ by wood species, fiber size, binders, density and consistency. All of these factors have a significant impact on key elements of your processing costs.

M D F Q U ALI T Y I MPACTS: • CUTTING-TOOL LIFE • MACHINE CENTER THROUGHPUT SPEED AND AMP LOAD • MACHINED PROFILE QUALITY AS IT RELATES TO THE NEED FOR SANDING, FILLING AND OTHER STEPS PRIOR TO FINISHING • AMOUNT/THICKNESS OF COATING OR LAMINATING MATERIAL REQUIRED FOR ADEQUATE COVERAGE • DEFECT RATES • LABOR We have developed several specialty product formulations, each enhancing the productivity and quality of specific enduse applications. There’s no doubt you’ll find the one to meet your requirements and surpass your expectations. For more information, visit our website. www.weyerhaeuser.com/woodproducts/osb-panels/ medium-density-fiberboard/

105 Mills Dr. • Columbia Falls, MT 59912 P: 406-892-6231 F: 406-892-6870 WEB: www.weyerhaeuser.com

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WILSONART Wilsonart® Engineered Surfaces is a world leading manufacturing and distribution organization that is driven by a mission to create innovative, high performance surfaces people love, with world-class service our customers can count on, delivered by people all over the world who care. Our company, with global headquarters in Austin, TX, manufactures and distributes High Pressure Laminate, Quartz, Solid Surface, Coordinated TFL and Edgebanding and other engineered surface options for use in the office, education, healthcare, residential, hospitality and retail markets.

FEAT U R ED PROD U CTS: • QUARTZ • SOLID SURFACE • THINSCAPE™ PERFORMANCE TOPS • LAMINATE DIGITAL PRINT COMPACT, FIRERATED, HIGH WEAR, WRITABLE SURFACES

• COORDINATED SURFACES NEW “THE LUJO™ COLLECTION” HPL, EDGEBAND AND TFL PANELS CABINET DOORS • PERFORMANCE VENEERS • ADHESIVES

• DECORATIVE METALS • ACRYLIC BACKSPLASH Wilsonart is proud to be the first adhesive manufacturer to have their low-emitting PVA and woodworking adhesives recognized by UL’s GREENGUARD Certification Program for indoor air quality. Wilsonart® Quartz, Solid Surface and Decorative Metals have also received UL GREENGUARD Gold Certifications for indoor air quality. Additionally, our laminates have received the following industry certifications and compliances:

• FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL® (FSC®) • LEED® SILVER WILSONART® N.A. CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS • SCS GLOBAL SERVICES (SCS) • UL 2818: GREENGUARD CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR CHEMICAL EMISSIONS FOR BUILDING MATERIALS, FINISHES AND FURNISHINGS

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WOODGRAIN COMPOSITES Woodgrain Composites was founded in 2018 by Woodgrain when the company acquired Boise Cascadeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s particleboard facility located in Island City, Oregon. The plant was founded in 1966. With over 50 years of manufacturing experience in particleboard and Woodgrainâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s vertically integrated supply chain, Woodgrain Composites offers a family of particleboard products to fit almost any need. Woodgrain Composites specializes in pine board which offers superior color, composition, and a consolidated core for finishing and durability. Machining is believing. Our board can be sawed, dadoed, shaped, and routed without chipping or flaking. Versatile laminating substrate has excellent machining characteristics. Two super-fine faces take even paper-thin laminates without telegraphing. Highly refined particle geometry forms two identical precision-sanded faces and a consolidated core. Characteristics include high internal bond, smooth surfaces, uniform density and strength. Woodgrain is the premier Ponderosa Pine particleboard plant in the USA. We pride ourselves on uncompromising quality, with rigorous testing to ensure we provide the best products to our customers.

888-264-7372 E: particleboardsales@woodgrain.com WEB: www.woodgraincomposites.com P:

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WPR/TAK A ONE PARTNER FOR ALL! WPR/TAKA is the only company in the world to offer solutions for all aspects of the wrapping process. We are the official supplier of many of the world’s largest companies specialized in the wrapping/foiling of profiles and panels with an extensive presence in Europe, North America and South America. We are present in more than 25 countries on 4 continents. WPR produces high performing wrapping machinery, TAKA produces high quality HMPUR adhesives; this combination gives us unrivalled knowledge of the whole lamination process. We are committed to offering systems and services that guarantee reliable production down to the last detail.

W P R / TAK A OFFE RS: • COMPLETE PROFILE WRAPPING SYSTEMS • RETROFIT OF EXISTING MACHINES • HIGH PERFORMANCE HOT MELT UNITS • SLOT NOZZLES WITH EXCLUSIVE CONTROL FLOW SYSTEM UP TO 2.200MM WIDE • ADVANCED PUR HOT MELT ADHESIVES FOR: SLOT NOZZLE APPLICATION, ROLL COATER APPLICATION AND EDGEBANDING WPR/TAKA Academy offers customers customized employee training programs and full testing capabilities to ensure the highest quality finished products. For more information contact our WPR/TAKA Agent, Jeff Pitcher, at sales@wraptak.com or visit the WPR/TAKA website at www.wpr.it

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AETNA PLYWOOD Aetna Plywood began in 1937 as a humble partnership between Don Davis Sr. and Arthur Schwanke. The founders envisioned a well-diversified distribution company that offers exceptional customer service. We pride ourselves on adhering to these core principles and build on them by understanding our customers’ needs; knowing our suppliers’ facilities and capabilities and making our products readily available for quick and efficient delivery. We are grateful for our Aetna teams who take pride in their knowledge, flexibility and relationship building abilities. Their commitment is evident in how they work together to bring our customers the very best service and products. From our product managers who purchase from world class manufacturers, to our warehouse employees and truck drivers who carefully package and deliver on time, you will experience a level of service that is unmatched. We foster a partnership with our customers and bring them not only the products they need but the knowledge and service they deserve. They become an extension of the ever-expanding Aetna family as we welcome new customers into the fold. We thank you for letting us serve you and show that gratitude by always striving to maintain your trust and your business. Serving Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Iowa.

SERV I N G : • ARCHITECTURAL MILLWORK MANUFACTURERS

• CLOSET MANUFACTURERS

• FURNITURE MANUFACTURERS

• KITCHEN AND BATH DEALERS

• CABINET MANUFACTURERS

• ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS AND SPECIFIERS

P RO D UCT CATE GORI E S: • SURFACES – HPL, QUARTZ, SOLID SURFACE

• LUMBER

• COMPOSITE PANEL PRODUCTS

• LAMINATED PANELS

• PLYWOOD

• HARDWARE • FABRICATION

OUR OTHER LOCATIONS:

2112 12th Street Rockford, IL 61108 815-968-0921

NEW ACQUISTION:

6350 Brookville Road Indianapolis, IN 46219 317-353-6281

4250 Otter Lake Road White Bear Lake, MN 55110 651-407-2800

Horn Lumber 4700 19th St. Cicero, IL 60804 773-847-7397

CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS:

1401 St. Charles Rd. • Maywood, IL 60153 P: 708-343-1515 F: 708-343-1616 WEB: www.aetnaplywood.com

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AMERHART LTD At Amerhart, we want you to expect more. Serving the building industry since 1940 has taught us the importance of stocking broad inventories, answering all your technical questions, and delivering your goods quickly and error-free. It has also taught us that these promises are necessary, but not sufficient in helping your business grow, prosper, and have a lasting impact on the communities we call home. In addition to nine warehouse facilities spread across the Midwest, our advanced manufacturing division – Wind Mill Slatwall Products – sets the standard in the production of custom slatwall, retail display panels, fixtures, and a vast array of wood component parts. Pairing Wind Mill’s commitment to quality and flexibility in creating custom solutions with Amerhart’s geographic footprint and distribution expertise allows us to tackle nearly any project. For more information about Amerhart please visit our newly enhanced website – complete with detailed product information and advanced online ordering tools – at www.amerhart.com.

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ATLANTIC PLYWOOD CORPORATION Atlantic Plywood provides an unparalleled selection of plywood, lumber, hardware, abrasives, adhesives, wood finishes, and related building products to a variety of woodworking industries, striving to provide large and small woodworkers with service, inventory, and knowledge from one source at a competitive price. We are committed to providing the highest quality products and delivering outstanding service to our customers in the Northeast and Midwest, with a focus on expanding our selection and services while utilizing the latest technologies to deliver the best in customer service. Since our inception in 1974, we have been committed to providing the best possible service and quality to our customers while developing long term and mutually beneficial relationships. We have also developed this same type of relationship with our vendors, and have strong partnerships with more than 200 industry-leaders to offer more than 50,000 SKUs. Atlantic Plywood operates ten distribution facilities located in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont and Illinois. Atlantic Plywood became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Parksite in January 2018.

LOCAT I O N S: (COORPORATE OFFICE)

8 Roessler Road Woburn, MA 01801 800-360-3923

1590 John Fitch Blvd S. Windsor, CT 06074 800-877-2759 N.E. Industrial Park Guilderland Ctr, NY 12085 800-221-1981 1 Noyes Avenue E. Providence, RI 02916 800-292-6766

75 Amor Avenue Carlstadt, NJ 07072 877-672-3070

640 Saco Street Westbrook, ME 04092 866-547-3042

1671 Lyell Avenue Rochester, NY 14606 800-801-9213

1400 Remington Blvd. Bolingbrook, IL 60490 833-794-5314

225 Smith Street Farmingdale, NY 11735 800-818-0434

KEY V EN DORS:

5319 Route 14 Royalton, VT 05068 877-347-1406

FORMICA • ML CAMPBELL MILESI • BLUM • KV • MIRKA COLUMBIA FOREST PRODUCTS

WEB: www.atlanticplywood.com E: info@atlanticplywood.com

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HOOD DISTRIBUTION Since 1899, Hood Distribution, The McEwen Group has been known as being a leading distributor of high quality lumber, architectural and specialty building products. We have a wide array of products which include plywood, hardwood, hardwood veneers, edge banding, melamine, specialty panels, laminate, acrylic solid surface, standards, brackets and functional hardware. Over the years, our customers have depended on us as a primary source for their product needs. By offering quality products backed by excellent customer service and on time delivery, we have earned recognition as a vendor of choice in our industry. We have five hardwood lumber processing mills located strategically in the Eastern US. The core purpose of these mills is to create added service to our customers that reflect the highest degree of superior quality. Our knowledgeable and dedicated employees aspire to be the supply chain of choice into the building products industry. Diligently working in conjunction with our valued customers and world class suppliers, we strive to inspire, innovate and foster sustainable business partnerships.

ON TIME â&#x20AC;˘ ON GRADE â&#x20AC;˘ COMPETITVELY PRICED

#hoodwoodisgood Est.1899 LOCAT I O N S: Nashville, Tennessee 126 International Boulevard La Vergne, TN 37086 615.793.7746 800.523.2840

Memphis, Tennessee 4060 Pilot Drive Memphis, TN 38118 901.794.1050 800.238.7598

Birmingham, Alabama 210 Finley Ave, Bldg 7 Birmingham, AL 35204 205.905.5220 833.247.2969

Mobile, Alabama 6030 Rangeline Rd Theodore, AL 36582 251.432.2322 800.633.1230

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LUMBERMEN’S Great American Spaces and Lumbermen’s – Building Relationships to Create Beautiful Spaces Lumbermen’s was founded in 1955 to supply lumber dealers with construction materials in a post-war era when these items were not readily available. Today Lumbermen’s supplies a wide array of products and services for Building Materials, Entry Door and Specialty Products in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. LP Components by Lumbermen’s caters to commercial and industrial applications, including commercial components manufacturing and custom crafted commercial countertops from high-pressure laminates and hard surfaces such as quartz, granite and solid surface. In 2017, Lumbermen’s acquired Michigan PreStain, which allowed them to put even more focus on manufacturing. It was at this time that the Great American Spaces brand was established and their interior wood products became available. Warm and inviting, Great American Spaces easily transforms walls, ceilings and more with tongue & groove and shiplap planking that recreates popular American interiors—from rustic to vintage, and cabin to coastal—quickly, easily and without the hassle of reclaimed wood. Lumbermen’s is committed to investing in rewarding relationships, and is proud to be 100% Employee Owned. Visit greatamericanspaces.com for more information or to request a sample. For direct assistance, contact Julie at (616) 366-3046 or jfeenstra@greatamericanspaces.com.

AN EMPLOYEE OWNED COMPANY

4433 Stafford Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI P: (800) 333-8891 WEB: www.lumbermens-inc.com WEB: greatamericanspaces.com

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MJB WOOD GROUP, LLC BETTER SUPPLY. GREATER EFFICIENCY. PROVEN RESULTS. For over 40 years, we’ve been dedicated to finding innovative solutions to help our customers find better ways of doing things. Our better supply options give you access to a wide range of panel products, components and millwork from North American, Asian and European suppliers. Our manufacturing support can help you cut costs and increase your capabilities. Our component efficiencies deliver you improved quality, consistency and time-savings. If you’re looking for supply chain services, we can help optimize efficiency throughout your production process. Our consultative, technology-driven approach has helped thousands of customers achieve better productivity, efficiency and profitability through all sectors of their business.

BETTER ACCESS TO THE BEST MATERIALS BETTER SUPPORT FOR ADDED CAPABILITY BETTER COMPONENT EFFICIENCY BETTER SUPPLY CHAIN SERVICES

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2201 W. Royal Lane Suite 250 Irving, TX 75063 P: 972 401 0005 F: 972 409 9949 E: sales@mjbwood.com WEB: mjbwood.com


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PARKSITE

Parksite distributes category leading building construction products and specialty building materials to dealers and fabricators within the commercial construction, residential construction and remodeling markets. Founded in 1971 by John Morrisroe and Ray Biggins, Parksite is 100% employee-owned. Along with our whollyowned subsidiary company, Atlantic Plywood Corporation, we have 19 locations and over 650 employee-owners. Our mission is to build brands and develop solutions transforming the building industry. We have knowledge and skill sets to create downstream demand directly among a product’s end users via education, communicating value, and demonstrating future industry trends. Parksite’s corporate office is in Batavia, IL with sales and distribution centers for surface and panel products in Bolingbrook, IL; Lakeland, FL; Louisville, OH; South Windsor, CT, Syracuse, NY. We serve customers in northern Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio; Florida; upstate New York; and New England. Our wholly owned subsidiary company, Atlantic Plywood, serves the New England area with 9 locations and in June 2019 opened a 10th location in Bolingbrook, IL.

P RO D U C T CAT E GO R I E S : • PREMIUM SURFACES Corian® Solid Surfaces, Corian® Quartz Surfaces, Corian® Elements sinks and lavatories, Nevamar® Laminates, Portfolio 71 semi-custom bath and sink products • ARCHITECTURAL PRODUCTS M.R. Walls – Multi-Dimensional Wall Panels, Portfolio 71 custom bath and sink products, Privacy Plus® Partitions

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PLUNKETT DISTRIBUTING CO., INC. In business for almost 70 years, Plunkett Distributing Company, Inc. provides excellent service and competitive prices on the following materials:

• WILSONART PLASTIC LAMINATE, QUARTZ, AND SOLID SURFACE PRODUCTS • CABINET DOOR HARDWARE • PREFABRICATED LAMINATE PANELS • HARDWOOD LUMBER AND PLYWOOD PRODUCTS We were founded in 1948 by J. F. Plunkett and incorporated in 1955. We continue to operate today as a family owned business which now extends into the second and third generations. We have continually grown over the years from a one man operation to currently employing approximately eighty employees with two locations. Plunkett Distributing Company, Inc. main focus in the beginning was on plastic laminate and servicing its home market, Fort Smith, Arkansas. Over the years we have continued to add vendor lines and expand our service areas. We now offer a full line of cabinet supplies including lumber products for cabinet construction to complement our plastic laminate and surfacing products. Our coverage area has expanded to include most of the state of Arkansas, Oklahoma, some parts of Texas and Louisiana, and southern Missouri. We take pride in offering an extensive delivery service in both markets as well as offering very competitive prices. We are a company that eagerly and thoroughly takes care of the business that we are entrusted with and works continuously and personally with our customers to ensure their growing success. Through the success of our customers we continue to grow our success.

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RICHELIEU HARDWARE We are an importer, distributor and manufacturer of specialty hardware and complementary products An agent for change in a dynamic and creative industry. OUR CUSTOMERS – More than 80,000 customers in North America : kitchen and bathroom cabinet, storage and closet, home furnishing and office furniture manufacturers, residential and commercial woodworkers, and hardware retailers including renovation superstores. OUR TEAM – 2,200 people, close to half of whom focus on sales and marketing, and more than 50% of whom are Richelieu shareholders. A North American leader OUR PRODUCT – Over 110,000 products (SKUs) in a wide variety of categories including: furniture, glass and building decorative and functional hardware, lighting systems, finishing and decorating products, ergonomic workstation components, kitchen and closet storage solutions, sliding door systems, decorative and functional panels, high-pressure laminates and floor protection products. This offering is complemented by the specialty items manufactured by two of our subsidiaries, Cedan Industries Inc. and Menuiserie des Pins Ltd. These include a broad range of veneer sheets and edge banding products, a variety of decorative mouldings and components for the window and door industry. In addition, many of our products are manufactured according to our specifications and those of our customers. More than 60% of our overall offering is sold under our brands. Our network – 77 centres across North America including two manufacturing plants. Our wide array of products, our “one-stop shop” service approach, our logistical efficiency and the numerous advantages of the transactional website richelieu.com translate in to an optimal response rate for our customers. At the forefront of e-commerce – We maintain a network of valueadded transactional websites targeting customers in multiple markets: richelieu.com, onwardhardware.com and cedan.com

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S I E R R A FO R E S T P R O D U CT S U P P E R CA N A D A FO R E S T P R O D U CT S Sierra Forest Products, and Upper Canada Forest Products, together are leading distributors of lumber and panel products serving discerning customers in the architectural woodworking, commercial and residential furniture and cabinet-making industries. We offer a comprehensive selection of hardwoods and softwoods, solid surface, quartz, composite panels and a full line of decorative surfaces including TFL, HPL, veneer and hardwood plywood. We provide a complete lumber and panel management solution, by working with our customers to determine exactly what they need, sourcing the product from a global network of high-quality suppliers and then delivering it on time, every time. Through innovation, technology, but most of all, extraordinary people, both Sierra and Upper Canada ensure that the quality of our products and our service experience will be unparalleled. Our team is committed to adding value to our customer’s business. We “Deliver the Difference” to our customers and suppliers, every day.

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Web-Don, Inc. is an industry-leading distributor of cabinets and surface products serving much of the Southeastern United States. With nearly fifty years in business producing and distributing quality cabinet and surface products, the company provides top-quality products, outstanding customer service and flawless attention to detail. Web-Don is well-known across the Southeast for supplying top-tier products for residential kitchens and baths as well as commercial applications such as casework, hospitality, education and corporate installations.

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WÜRTH NORTH AMERICA Würth Line Craft N.A. is the market leader in the core specialty distribution business of woodworking and construction materials throughout North America. Does your business operate in any of these industries: Woodworking, Construction, Automotive or MRO? If so, there’s a Würth company near you that provides the solutions and products you need to grow. Contact us to learn more! WOODWORKING The Woodworking Division serves customers in the entire woodworking and wood processing trade, typically joiners/carpenters, woodworkers and cabinet makers. The product spectrum covers board, panel, decorative hardware, furniture fittings, the entire range of fastening materials and sealing technology as well as tools, machines, abrasives and chemicaltechnical products. CONSTRUCTION The Construction Division encompasses all sales units responsible for serving customers in the building and civil engineering industry and finishing trades. Marketing activity focuses on construction companies, roofers, plasterers, stucco masons, dry construction firms and direct supplies to building sites. Customized logistics solutions are also provided, such as equipped material deposits directly at the construction site. MRO The MRO Division includes specialized companies with a complete range of assembly and connecting materials for industrial production as well as maintenance and repair. In addition to the comprehensive standard range offered by these companies, their strength lies in customized, logistics concepts for supply and service.

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NBMDA’s Incoming President Shares Insights, Expectations for Industry Thomas O’Neill, executive vice president of Wurth Line Craft North America, believes quality people are the key to success for top distributors

Q. Tell me about Würth Line Craft North America and how it distinguishes itself as a wholesale distributor in the marketplace. A.  Würth Line Craft NA is a business entity of the Würth Group, which consists of six companies from the wood/construction industry: Würth Wood Group, Würth Baer Supply, Würth Louis and Company, Dakota Premium Hardwoods, McFadden’s Hardwoods & Hardware, and Würth Action Bolt and Tool. Each company originated as a family-owned business, with a nearly 70-year history. Starting in 1997, the Würth Group began acquiring wood companies in North America. Today, The Würth Group is still a family-owned business with a decentralized structure–over 400 independent companies spread out across 84 countries. Würth is the perfect model of the old phrase “one stop shop.” We are the power of many with the convenience of one.

Q. Tell me about your background in the building products distribution industry. How did you get into the business and how/why did you decide to build your career with Würth Line Craft? A.  Unlike the majority of my industry peers, I did not grow up in the wood business. Previously, I was in the contract stationers industry with Boise Cascade Office Products. As a professional sales organization, I discovered great sales management tools, reports, processes, and sales training, which I’ve implemented in my time at Würth. Along with my previous experience, my exposure with our German parent organization, The Würth Group, has really allowed me to have a very in-depth view of the business. Early on, as a regional sales manager for Würth Baer Supply, I would have never expected to be the executive vice president over the business division. However, following great mentorship by my leaders within the global organization, I decided that Würth is where I wanted to build my career. My goal is to make this organization bigger and better than it was when I started. I’ve got 17 years under my belt; I’ve seen and experienced a broad range of challenges and witnessed tremendous growth both in revenue and personal development of my associates and colleagues. I strive to manage holistically; I do not only consider the P&L as part of my success ratio. Rather, I want to make an impact to those around me.

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A.  Honestly and truly, having the right products at the right time. With the post-recession economy, our market has redefined the “just-in-time” inventory model. Prior to the recession, we could project customers’ wants and needs like clockwork; now, it is very challenging to predict what will be expected. Another big challenge is the influx of import products that take market share from our domestic manufacturers, which puts more pressure on domestic manufacturers to whom I hold in the highest regard. We are also challenged to get the next generation of workers interested in the building trades. The industry is hurting to find good laborers; we as an industry must offer more programs (i.e. internships, workshops, industrial tech programs in high schools) in order to increase the interest of young people in joining the building trades industry.

A.  The industry is tough; I’m not going to sugarcoat it. If you can be successful selling in this industry, you can be successful anywhere. Along with the challenges, we also get to experience amazing accomplishments, such as visiting a retail establishment and seeing our products at work and witnessing a team of great people come together to overcome continuous headwinds. Also, how many other industries exist where the competitors are friends? The level of respect and support from within the industry is unlike any other. This is why we do it—that and the discount when we want a new kitchen. s&p

Q. In your opinion, what sets a top distributor apart from its competitors? A.  People. It’s all about the people. If you have the right culture and the right people, then the competition is not an issue. If you treat your people right, then they will treat the customers right. But finding the right people is no easy task. That is what gives a company a competitive advantage. Obviously, there’s a lot more to it when it comes to management, going to market etc., but good people are the heart and soul of a top distributor.

Q. What do you see ahead for NBMDA, the building products distribution industry and the association’s member companies? What role can NBMDA play in helping member companies succeed?

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A.  NBMDA provides a great value to all of our members. The organization helps its association members to stay ahead of industry trends, threats, and innovations in the marketplace. Through its training programs, NBMDA offers very high-quality workshops and conferences. We should never underestimate the value and importance of training and development of our people. If we don’t invest in our people, why should they invest in us? Our number one responsibility as managers is to help our employees grow; NBMDA walks alongside the companies in our efforts.

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Training FOR Success SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS PARTNER TO EQUIP SALES FORCES WITH KNOWLEDGE THEY NEED TO SUCCEED BY SCOTT W. ANGUS

A manufacturer is only as good as the distributor that represents them.”

That statement is from Mark Kieckhafer, director of sales effectiveness for Wilsonart, but it could have come from any effective supplier or distributor in the building materials industry. Suppliers know the value of quality distributors in the supply chain, and they have a huge stake in the knowledge of those distributors about their products and ultimately the ability of distributors to sell those products. To help the process and better equip their distributors, many suppliers provide varying levels of training and education, ranging from multi-day, in-house sessions to online classes completed at the distributor’s pace and leisure. Surface & Panel recently asked five top suppliers and some of their distributors to discuss their training and education and how they prepare and equip distributors to better sell products in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

WILSONART’S FABRICATOR UNIVERSITY PAYS OFF FOR DISTRIBUTOR As decorative products manager for Fessenden Hall for more than 20 years, Bob Schaefer has benefited from a range of training provided by Wilsonart, and Fessenden Hall has extended that training to its customers in Philadelphia and Central Pennsylvania through two Fabricator University sessions. FabU, hosted by company-owned and independent distributors, provides instruction to Wilsonart distributors and their customers on all Wilsonart products, including fabrication and installation. “FabU is very successful because Wilsonart brings their employees and, in some cases, future trainers through multiple disciplines in their business,” Schaefer said. Fessenden Hall has many customers that bond high pressure laminate to engineered-wood substrates but are also asked to fabricate components using other materials. 208

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Information in the shop is often passed down from one worker to another, and details can get lost or confused, Schaefer explained. The solution is to formally train production workers with the information and techniques that guarantee a great-looking product that lasts, he said. Schaefer attended training at Wilsonart in Temple, Texas, to determine the viability of FabU for his customers, and Fessenden Hall and Wilsonart have since hosted two events featuring four training stations. In total, more than 200 customers have been trained. “The response from some of our customers was that they wanted to shut down their operation for a day and send their entire crew to our sessions,” Schaefer said. “We were not able to accommodate that … so we traveled to some of these shops to perform one-on-one training for the customer’s entire facility.” Wilsonart knows that distributors are the face of manufacturers, and it’s critical for them to provide

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fast and reliable service to their fabricator customers, “so it’s important to align yourself with the best in the industry,” Kieckhafer said. Wilsonart strives to become a trusted advisor to fabricator customers, and it trains sales reps at the manufacturer and distributor levels about its engineered surface products and their recommended applications, Kieckhafer said. “We also teach them about the industries we serve to provide perspective. This aids in drawing out customer needs so that our sales reps can present Wilsonart engineered surfaces as solutions.” Beyond FabU, Wilsonart offers a series of in-person training sessions along with an extensive array of e-learning modules. The focus is on products, customer industries, selling skills and “the unique art of selling to customers that specify but don’t necessarily purchase directly from Wilsonart, such as architects and designers,” Kieckhafer said. Although training via e-learning is fairly new to Wilsonart, the company has developed more than 40 custom product-focused modules that are prerequisites before in-person training. “We often receive compliments from new sales reps that come to us from the competition--from manufacturers and distributors—that the training they receive and the extensive support from Wilsonart personnel is second to none. Those that complete our product knowledge training may not recall all that they learn, but they certainly leave with a list of contacts and know who to call to get answers when they need them,” Kieckhafer said.

BLUM TRAINING HELPS DISTRIBUTOR SOLVE CUSTOMER PROBLEMS Brent Atkins is relatively new to building materials, having joined Jasper Industrial Supply of Jasper, Indiana, in 2018 as president and co-owner. In March of this year, he welcomed the opportunity to attend training at Blum’s U.S. headquarters near Charlotte, N.C., to learn BRENT ATKINS in detail about the hardware supplier’s products. “I had enough knowledge to have a conversation and even sell some Blum product, but my interest lies in truly understanding the technical applications for the products,” Atkins said. “As with any training, you get out of it what you put into it.” Atkins especially liked how the training started with Blum’s catalogs and then moved to hands-on workshops. The instructor’s knowledge was excellent, and his delivery made the material easy to understand, Atkins said. “Getting definitions of terminology I constantly hear about hinges, slides, lifts, etc., was very educational, as well,” he said. Blum provided literature that mapped out the company’s naming conventions, and the instructor walked attendees through a hinge identification flowchart that simplified the product offerings for Atkins. “By the end of the training, I had 30 full pages of notes that I reference today when a customer calls needing help on an application. This will benefit Jasper Industrial Supply in that we can now have much more meaningful and successful conversations and exchanges with our customers,” Atkins said. “Being able to solve their problems is the type of service they expect from us and will continue to get as we learn more about

BLUM'S IN-HOUSE SESSIONS GIVE ATTENDEES HANDS-ON WORK AND INSTALLATION TRAINING WITH BLUM PRODUCTS, DETAILED PRODUCT PROGRAM OVERVIEWS AND A LOOK INTO THE COMPANY’S MANUFACTURING, QUALITY AND LOGISTIC OPERATIONS

Blum’s offerings,” said Atkins, adding that he looks forward to going back to “Blum school” for another session in a few years. NEAL HORTON Blum understands that quality distributors are valuable partners. “They help us reach more of the market and provide valuable Blum product information to the customers they service,” said Neal Horton, Blum’s marketing product trainer. “They provide us with the opportunity to reach more people with our products and the Blum story.” The in-house sessions that Atkins attended gives attendees hands-on work and installation training with Blum products, detailed product program overviews and a look into the company’s manufacturing, quality and logistic operations, Horton said. Blum also provides local area training for distributor sales people, which is performed by Blum sales representatives. Blum also notifies distributor partners with detailed product info emails and updates as they happen throughout the year. “We feel this provides our distributors an opportunity to not only learn more about our products but also to learn more about Blum and our commitment to quality at every level,” Horton said. Blum often hears back from distributors about the value of its training. “We have had many instances of distributor representatives letting us know that after they attended one of our training classes that they felt more comfortable with Blum products and were able to help their customer get the correct AVENTOS lift system for their cabinet application or figure out the correct CLIP top hinge application,” Horton said.

DISTRIBUTORS LEAN ON MILESI, TRAINING Wilson Feliciano knows that changes in the finishing department of a fabricator “can be a tall and daunting task.” So he appreciates the hands-on training offered by Milesi Wood Coatings representatives that helps him—as division manager for Lanco Paints and Industrial Coatings in Miami—be better prepared to help customers. The Milesi training focused on products that were best for the region and showed sales and internal representatives “the ins and outs,” he said. CONTINUED ON PAGE 210 �

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“We definitely depend on our vendors’ expertise and guidance to help any customer transition from one line to another,” Feliciano said. “I still lean on Milesi for help. They are great at keeping that available to us.” Lanco and its suppliers such as Milesi also do training classes with customers. “We invite our vendors and customers together to interact. We just had a Spray, Sand and Buff class with Milesi gloss urethane products in Miami. It was a great class and turnout,” Feliciano said. Milesi, which is a brand of the Italy-based IVM Group, places a premium on training and education of U.S. distributors as core tenets of mutual success, said Jeff Takac, general manager of Milesi-North America. “Our investment in training is core to advancing better technology,” Takac said. “As such, Milesi partners with only the best distribution partners who embrace this investment and the value of education and training.” JEFF TAKAC The comprehensive Milesi training program consists of multiple components to educate partners and the industry, Takac said. First, Milesi account managers conduct regular training with distributor partners. This includes product spray-outs and classroom training on the advantages of Milesi’s Italian technology, Takac said. The company also promotes education through social media, and it is sponsoring the Finishing Symposium at the AWFS in Las Vegas for the third straight year. Second, Milesi provides written training and reference material, including an Americanized Milesi Product & Application guide developed exclusively for U.S. partners and end users. Finally, Milesi provides dedicated weeklong factory training at its state-of-the art lab and manufacturing facilities in Milan, Italy. Feliciano was among the attendees at a recent session in Milan. “At our Milesi training academy, we have hosted multiple training classes with our Milesi distributor personnel to showcase our technology advantages and to ensure our partners are thoroughly trained on all Milesi technologies,” Takac said. “Soon, our North American training facility in Chicago will be online featuring enhanced, stateof-the-art training capabilities.” 210

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D.C. Clark, president of Clark Deco Moldings in Pittsburgh, said Milesi provides “outstanding education” on its products for distributors. Clark Deco has had several color and lab training workshops with a technical advisor from Milesi for its color team and sales force. Clark also attended one of the more in-depth training sessions in Italy. “Since coatings can be so technical, it is very important for me and my team to be at the top of our industry in knowledge, especially when we are bringing new technologies to market,” Clark said. Clark Deco aspires to be “a real partner” to its customers, he added. “The extra effort to make sure that we are thoroughly educated by the Italian team from Milesi goes a long way in helping us be a trusted partner,” Clark said. Based on what it learned from Milesi, the distributor has launched a training program for its customers—with in-depth training on different topics scheduled every six to eight weeks, Clark said.

ARAUCO WANTS ‘COMMITTED’ DISTRIBUTORS The people at Arauco believe that quality distributors are committed and that committed distributors invest in education with Arauco, making them invaluable extensions of the company. “As a supplier, our goal is to have a wide distribution network that serves to broaden our sales and marketing presence,” said Kevin Shotbolt, Arauco’s vice president of sales and marketing. “For this reason, we believe distributors should know as much about our business and products as we do. Educated distributors deliver the best service KEVIN SHOTBOLT and solutions, representing the greatest value to the marketplace.” Arauco’s distributor training consists of four primary components: Product Knowledge—These sessions are extensive and include all members of the distribution sales team. Both inside and outside sales personnel are involved, and the PK sessions are not just about the products but also the mission of the company and how it operates culturally. Arauco wants to stress the value proposition and what sets it apart from the competition.

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Sales and Marketing Tools Training—Samples, kits, brochures, online tools, videos, co-branded promotions and displays are available to support the sale of Arauco products. Understanding the importance of providing the most effective tools—and being sure distributors know where to find them—streamlines service, time and cost for both Arauco and its customers. Arauco also develops sales programs through partnerships with end users; the awareness of these programs and tools all impact sales. Fabricator and Downstream Education—Arauco encourages and partners in visits to end-use customers, designers and specifiers for further education. This not only extends Arauco’s visibility but also allows it to provide answers to the questions that will arise in the field and thus further train the distributor sales team. Mill Tours—Distributors are invited to visit Arauco’s production facilities to supplement their product knowledge with manufacturing, operations and logistics insight. This training can be invaluable when distributors must answer questions about product performance, mechanical limitations and service. Because of ongoing updates to the product mix and design collection and the need to train new hires, Arauco strives to offer ongoing training. Educating distributors about Arauco’s Symmetry Program is critical in selling its Prism TFL line, Shotbolt said. The program provides matches to coordinating products that assist the specifier and/ or fabricator with completing the design and manufacture of their products. The exposure from these partner vendors has also helped to expand Arauco’s brand presence, making it easier for distributors to sell the company’s products, he said. “Arauco’s product line is extensive, making it a challenge to learn in a few sessions,” Shotbolt said. “Understanding the breadth of products and services is critical for a distributor to have problemsolving and service advantages.”

VAUTH-SAGEL STRIVES TO BE A PARTNER WITH DISTRIBUTORS Plain and simple, Vauth-Sagel believes distributors are the key to success in the supply chain of kitchen accessories. “Vauth-Sagel, as a manufacturer, can only focus a little bit on the sales to cabinet shops and kitchen manufacturers. This is where the sales force of the distributor counts,” said Moritz Jolmes, area sales manager for North America. Distributors can use the Vauth-Sagel product range to expand their portfolio with high-end German-made wire accessories, and Vauth-Sagel can use the distributors’ experience to sell the company’s products. “If our sales reps travel together with sales reps of the distributor, we gain two benefits,” Jolmes said. “First, the customers appreciate the manufacturer visiting him and getting first-hand information. Second, the sales person who travels together with the VS manufacturer rep gets knowledge and training for selling VS products by simply listening to the sales conversations himself.” In advance of any sales calls, a distributor must be well-educated about the products. VS provides specially designed brochures and catalogs that are individually adapted for each distributor and then sets up a day at which everyone involved in selling the products gathers at the distributor branch for training. Display units named

‘Shop-in-Shop,” which serve as point-of-purchase displays, are set up to provide hands-on training, and videos educate the sales people about installation. “It is important to train the dealers and to provide the necessary product information and marketing materials because, in the sense of vertical marketing, a consistent marketing concept must emerge that reaches the end consumer,” Jolmes said. “We as the manufacturer and our dealer must pull together to achieve the greatest possible success. Most of Abbi Luger’s career had been in the tile and stone industry working with architects and designers before she recently joined Aetna Plywood in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. She had little experience with products such as those from the Vauth-Sagel line before her training, and she came away much more prepared to sell. “After the training presentation at our Aetna branch in Minnesota, I felt more confident to market and sell the Vauth-Sagel line to my high-end kitchen and bath dealers,” Luger said. “The PowerPoint preABBI LUGER sentation with videos and the hands-on demonstrations made me more knowledgeable about how the product works and the advantages over the competition in my market.”  Along with the efficient and cost-effective training at the distributors, Vauth-Sagel offers training at its headquarters in Germany “for a full experience.” After training, VS’s goal is to visit a few customers with every sales rep to help ensure they are best equipped to meet customer needs, Jolmes said. Vauth-Sagel wants to be more than a supplier to its distributors. It strives to be a partner. “As a global acting player, we know that every market is different and every country has its own market. We can adapt to the specific needs and requests of each distributor and can give them the best matching products for their area,” Jolmes said. “With all the competition in this market, we don’t just sell the product itself. We also sell the story behind it,” Jolmes said. “Starting from small facts as ‘made in Germany’ and ‘engineered for maximum space usage,’ we are explaining every product from its roots, through the manufacturing and engineering process all the way to the final designed kitchen accessories.” s&p

MORITZ JOLMES

VAUTH-SAGEL'S POINT-OF-PURCHASE DISPLAY UNITS NAMED ‘SHOP-IN-SHOP,” SERVE TO PROVIDE HANDS-ON TRAINING, WHILE VIDEOS EDUCATE THE SALES PEOPLE ABOUT INSTALLATION.

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NBMDA MEMBER DIRECTORY

SUPPLIERS 3B S.p.A. Via delle Industrie 1, 31040 Salgareda TV, Italy www.3bspa.com

3M NorthStar Chemicals, Inc. 3M Center, Bldg 220 4W 03 St. Paul, MN 55144 P (651) 736-6076 www.northstarchemicals.com

Accuride International 12311 Shoemaker Ave. Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 P (562) 903-0200 F (562) 903-0208 www.accuride.com

Amerock 10115 Kincey Avenue, Suite 210 Huntersville, NC 28078 P (704) 987-7545 F (704) 987-7534 www.amerock.com

Arauco North America Inc. 80 Tiverton Court, Ste. 701 Markham, ON L3R 0G4 P (905) 752-5275 F (905) 475-3827 www.arauco-na.com

Aristech Surfaces LLC 7350 Empire Drive Florence, KY 41051 P (859) 283-1501 www.aristechsurfaces.com

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. 2500 Columbia Ave. Lancaster, PA 17603 P (717) 396-3666 F (717) 396-6038 www.armstrongceilings.com

Axalta Coating Systems 1717 English Rd. High Point, NC 27262 P (336) 802-4716 F (336) 802-4711 www.axaltawoodcoatings.com

Berenson Corp.

Corob North America

Fulterer USA, Inc.

P.O. Box 430 Hwy 17 Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0 P (705) 842-2430 F (705) 842-2496 www.birchlandplywood.com

9100-C Perimeter Woods Drive Charlotte, NC 28216 P (704) 588-8408 www.corob.com

542 Townsend Ave. High Point, NC 27263 P (336) 431-4646 F (336) 431-4620 www.fultererusa.com

Blum Inc. 7733 Old Plank Rd. Stanley, NC 28164 P (704) 827-1345 F (704) 827-0799 www.blum.com/us/en/index.php

Brasmacol Industria e Comercio Ltda Avenida XV De Novembro, 6584 Chopinzinho, PR 85560-000 Brazil www.brasmacol.com.br

C.A. Technologies LLC 337 South Arthur Ave. Louisville, CO 80027 P (303) 438-5707 F (303) 438-5708 www.spraycat.com

Canusa Wood Products Ltd Suite 203 - 1281 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC V6E 3J7 P (604) 687-2254 www.canusawoodproducts.com

Chemcraft, Inc. 1431 Progress Ave High Point, NC 27260 P (336) 841-5111 F (336) 883-7237 www.chemcraft.com

Chemetal 39 O’Neil Street Easthampton, MA 01027 P (413) 529-0718 F (413) 529-9898 www.chemetal.com

Choice Adhesives 666 Redna Terrace, #600 Cincinnati, OH 45215 P (513) 772-1234 F (513) 772-9118 www.choiceadhesivescorp.com

Clarke Veneers and Plywood

2495 Main St., #111 Buffalo, NY 14214-2152 P (716) 833-3100 F (716) 833-2402 www.berensonhardware.com

3000 Old Canton Road Suite 235 Jackson, MS 39216 P (601) 366-0331 F (601) 366-0334 www.clarkeveneers.com

BHK Of America, Inc.

Columbia Forest Products, Inc.

PO Box 486 South Boston, VA 24592 P (434) 57-5500 F (434) 572-5503 www.bhkofamerica.com

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Birchland Plywood Limited

surfaceandpanel.com

7900 Triad Center Dr. Ste 200 Greensboro, NC 27409 P (800) 637-1609 F (336) 605-6969 www.columbiaforestproducts.com

Deerwood Fasteners 638 Reese Dr. Conover, NC 28613 P (828) 469-1075 F (828) 469-1050 www.deerwood.com

Garnica

Doellken

Gemini Coatings

2892 Grand Cayman Drive Eugene, OR 97408 P (541) 525-2508 www.garnica.one

230 Orenda Road Brampton, ON L6T 1E9 P (760) 862-1285 F (760) 862-1820 www.na.doellken.com

421 S.E. 21st St. El Reno, OK 73036 P (800) 262-5710 www.geminicoatings.com

DVC

1202 NC Highway 66 South Kernersville, NC 27284 P (336) 996-4041 F (336) 996-4547 www.grassusa.com

225 Fourth St Darlington, SC 29540 P (843) 393-3861 F (843) 393-8243 www.darlingtonveneer.com

Egger Wood Products LLC 300 Egger Pkwy Linwood, NC 27299 P (770) 500-9711 www.egger.com

Element Designs P.O. Box 7747 Charlotte, NC 28241 P (704) 332-3114 www.element-designs.com

Federal Brace 710 Catawba Street, Suite A Belmont, NC 28012 P (877) 353-8899 F (704) 893-8777 www.federalbrace.com

Flexible Materials, Inc. 3101 Hamburg Pike Jeffersonville, IN 47130 P (812) 280-7000 www.flexwood.com

Formica Corp. 10155 Reading Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45241 P (513) 786-3043 F (513) 786-3566 www.formica.com/en-us

FormWood Industries, Inc. 1601 Production Rd. Jeffersonville, IN 47130 P (812) 284-3676 F (812) 285-5074 www.formwood.com

Franklin International 2020 Bruck St. Columbus, OH 43207-2329 P (614) 443-0241 F (614) 445-1813 www.franklininternational.com

Grass America Inc.

Greenline Industries, Inc. 2966 Trask Parkway Beauford, SC 29906 P (843) 846-4648 www.greenlineforest.com

Häfele America Co. 3901 Cheyenne Drive Archdale, NC 27263 P (800) 423-3531 www.hafele.com

Hartson-Kennedy Cabinet Top 522 W. 22nd St. Marion, IN 46953 P (800 ) 388-8144 www.hartson-kennedy.com

Helmitin, Inc. 99 Shorncliffe Road Toronto, ON M8Z 5K7 P (416) 239-3105 www.helmitin.com

Hutton Forest Products 320 Pinebush Road, Unit 8 Cambridge, ON N1T 1Z6 P (519) 620-4374 www.hfpi.com

Hyundai L&C USA 2839 Paces Ferry Rd., Suite 1100 Atlanta, GA 30339 P (770) 431-6110 F (770) 431-6135 www.hyundailncusa.com

ICA North America 169 Main Street West Lorne, ON N0L 2P0 P (519) 768-0732 www.icanorthamerica.com

IMG International Markets Group 130 Indian Cliffs Drive Chico, CA 95973 P (888) 955-6550 F (530) 852-8575 www.imgsourcing.com


InterGlobal Forest

Knape & Vogt Company

Panolam Surface Systems

RPC–Terry Hardware

1583 E 6400 S, Suite 231 Salt Lake City, UT 84121 P (801) 703-4848 F (541) 357-4807 www.interglobalforest.com

2700 Oak Industrial Dr. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49505-6082 P (616) 459-3311 F (616) 459-3860 www.kv.com

20 Progress Drive Shelton, CT 06484 P (203) 925-1556 www.panolam.com

2020 Seventh St. Rockford, IL 61104 P (815) 966-2000 F (815) 966-2026 www.rockfordprocess.com

Interstella Forest Products

Liberty Woods International

3702 Knapp Road Pearland, TX 77505 P (281) 412-4110 F (281) 412-4122 www.interstellafp.com

1903 Wright Place, Suite 360 Carlsbad, CA 92008 P (760) 438-8030 F (760) 438-8303 www.libertywoods.com

1255 South Park Dr. Kernersville, NC 27284 P (336) 996-7774 www.petermeier.com/index.asp

ITW Polymers Sealants North America

M.L. Campbell

111 S. Nursery Road Irving, TX 75060 P (800) 878-7876 F (972) 554-3939 www.itwsealants.com

101 Prospect Ave., 525 Republic Cleveland, OH 44115 P (216) 566-2904 F (216) 515-7756 www.mlcampbell.com

IVM Chemicals, Inc.

Manthei Veneer

301 McCullough Drive, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28262 P (704) 909-2921 F (704) 909-2701 www.milesi.us

3996 Charlevoix Avenue Petosky, MI 49770 P (231) 346-7040 www.mantheiveneer.com

John Boos & Company

1461 S Balboa Ave Ontario, CA 91761 P (800) 836-1118 www.meganite.com

3601 S Banker St. Effingham, IL 62401 P (217) 347-7701 F (217) 347-7705 www.johnboos.com

Karran USA PO Box 667 Vincennes, IN 47591 P (866) 452-7726 www.karran.com

Kerfkore Company 2630 Sidney Lanier Drive Brunswick, GA 31525 P (912) 264-6496 F (912) 262-9763 www.kerfkore.com

Kessebohmer USA Inc. 106 Market St, Suite 300 Wilmington, NC 28401 P (910) 338-5080 F (910) 338-5082 www.cleverstorage.com

King Plastic Corporation 1100 N. Toledo Blade Blvd. North Port, FL 34288 P (941) 493-5200 F (914) 497-3274 www.kingplastic.com

King Slide Works Co., Ltd. No. 299 Shun An Road, Lu Zhu District Kaohsiung, Taiwan 82150 www.kingslide.com

Kitchen Kompact, Inc. 911 East 11th Street Jeffersonville, KY 47131 P (812) 282-6681 www.kitchenkompact.com

Meganite Solid Surfaces

Michigan Maple/Bally Block Co’s. 1420 Standish Ave. Petoskey, MI 49770 P (231) 347-4170 F (800) 447-7975 www.butcherblock.com

Murphy Plywood 2350 Prairie Rd. Eugene, OR 97402 P (541) 461-4545 www.murphyplywood.com

NewStar Adhesives, Inc. 31 Silver Hill Rd. Weston, MA 02493 P (855) 497-0800 www.newstaradhesives.com

Northwest Hardwoods 1313 Broadway, Suite 300 Tacoma, WA 98402 P (253) 568-6800 F (216) 831-4734 www.itlcorp.com

Ontario Plywood 20 Horseshoe Lane Lemont, IL 60439 P (630) 257-3535 www.multiplyplywood.com

Panel Processing Inc. 120 North Industrial Highway Alpena, MI 49707 P (989) 356-9007 F (989) 356-9000 www.panel.com

Peter Meier Inc.

Plummer Forest Products 401 N. Potlatch Road Post Falls, ID 83854 P (208) 773-7521 www.plummerforestproducts.com

Plywood Source 2943 E. Las Hermanas St. Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221 P (310) 461-8161 www.PlywoodSource.com

Prestolam Inc 2766 Route President Kennedy St Henri De Levis, QC G0R3E0 P (418) 882-2242 F (418) 882-2252 www.prestolam.com

Pro-Ply Custom Plywood Inc. 1195 Clark Blvd. Brampton, ON L6T 3W4 P (905) 564-2327 F (905) 564-2330 www.proply.com

REHAU Industries LLC 1501 Edwards Ferry Rd. NE Leesburg, VA 20176 P (703) 777-5255 F (703) 777-3053 www.rehau.com/us-en/furniture

Rev-A-Shelf LLC 12400 Earl Jones Way Jeffersontown, KY 40299 P (502) 499-5835 F (502) 491-2215 www.rev-a-shelf.com

Richwood Industries Inc. – Makers of PolyBak 2700 Buchanan SW Grand Rapids, MI 49548 P (616) 243-2700 F (616) 243-2200 www.richwoodind.com

Rincomatic FAMAR MUEBLES SL - ESB02175933 P. Ind. Avda 2 - Naves 5 y 6 Villamalea - Albacete, Spain 02270 P (718) 909-5682 www.rincomatic.com

Roseburg Forest Products LP P.O. Box 1088 Roseburg, OR 97470 P (541) 679-3311 F (541) 679-2543 www.roseburg.com

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Rubio Monocoat USA, LLC 22111 State Highway 71 W Ste 301 Spicewood, TX 78669-6314 P (844) 937-6862 www.rubiomonocoatusa.com

Salice America Inc. 2123 Crown Centre Drive Charlotte, NC 28227 P (704) 841-7810 F (704) 841-7808 www.saliceamerica.com

States Industries 29545 Enid Road East PO Box 41150 Eugene, OR 97404 P (800) 626-1981 F (541) 689-8051 www.statesind.com

Swiss Krono AG Willisauerstrasse 37 Menznau, Switzerland CH-6122 P + 41 41 494 94 94 F + 41 41 494 94 49 www.swisskrono.ch

Tafisa Canada 729 Meloche Ave. Dorval, QC H9P 2S4 P (514) 780-1324 F (514) 780-1354 www.tafisa.ca

Teknaform Inc. 180 Parr Boulevard Bolton, ON L7E 4E6 P (905) 857-6747 F (905) 857-2602 www.teknaform.com

Timber Products Company P.O. Box 269 Springfield, OR 97477 P (541) 747-4577 F (541) 744-4296 www.timberproducts.com

U.S. Futaba, Inc. 2901 West Garry Avenue Santa Ana, CA 92704 P (800) 821-4007 www.usfutaba.com

Uneeda Enterprizes, Inc. 640 Chestnut Ridge Road Spring Valley, NY 10977 P (845) 426-2800 F (845) 426-2810 www.uneeda.com

Uniboard Canada 5555 Ernest Cormier Laval, QC H7C 2S9 P (450) 664-6000 F (450) 664-6009 www.uniboard.com

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NBMDA MEMBER DIRECTORY Vauth-Sagel USA LP

Alpine Plywood Corporation

Charles McMurray Co.

Flagg Incorporated

1821 Baker Road High Point, NC 27263 P (336) 861-0740 F (336) 961-0741 www.vauth-sagel-usa.com

12210 W. Silver Spring Rd. Milwaukee, WI 53225 P (414) 438-8400 F (414) 438-8401 www.alpineplywood.com

2520 N. Argyle Ave. Fresno, CA 93727 P (559) 292-5751 F (559) 292-6147 www.charlesmcmurray.com

9195 Seward Road Fairfield, OH 45014 P (513) 874-5900 www.flagginc.com

Veneer Technologies Inc.

Alpine Sales Inc.

Compi Distributors, Inc.

12220-142 Street Edmonton, AB T5L 2G9 P (780) 893-7540 www.formationswood.com

P.O. Box 1145 Newport, NC 28570 P (252) 223-6359 F (252) 223-3511 www.veneertech.com

9650 Millfield Rd. Columbia, SC 29223 P (803) 788-9160 F (803) 788-9162 www.alpinesalesinc.com

2855 Haag Rd. Arnold, MO 63010 P (636) 296-1111 F (636) 296-1411 www.compidistributors.com

VT Industries, Inc.

Amerhart Ltd.

Connecticut Plywood Corp.

P.O. Box 490 / 1000 Industrial Park Holstein, IA 51025 P (712) 368-4381 Ext. 342 F (712) 368-4184 www.vtindustries.com

Weyerhaeuser MDF 33663 Weyerhaeuser Way So. Federal Way, WA 98003 P (800) 548-3099 www.woodbywy.com/panels/mdf

Wilsonart LLC

9 Andover Drive W Hartford, CT 06110 P (860) 953-0060 F (860) 953-0599 www.connply.com

Arthur Distributor Company

Dakota Premium Hardwoods, LLC

364 N. CR 270 E Arcola, IL 61910 P (217) 543-2166 F (217) 543-2167

Atlantic Plywood Corp.

10501 NW H K Dodgen Loop Temple, TX 76504 P (254) 207-5118 www.wilsonart.com

8 Roessler Rd. Woburn, MA 01801 P (781) 933-1932 F (781) 933-3654 www.atlanticplywood.com

ZheJiang Rexin Decorative Material Co., Ltd

Bennett Supply Co.

No.669 Dongfang RD Yaozhuang Town JiaXing, Zhejiang, China 314106 P 86215256-2968 F 86215256-2966 www.rexinnet.com

DISTRIBUTORS A & M Supply Corp. 6701 90th Ave. North Pinellas Park, FL 33782 P (727) 541-6632 F (727) 546-3617 www.a-msupply.com

Advanced Hardware Supply, Inc. 12324 W. Executive Drive Boise, ID 83713 P (208) 321-8089 F (208) 321-8090 www.advancedhardwaresupply.com

Aetna Plywood, Inc. 1401 St. Charles Road Maywood, IL 60153 P (708) 343-1515 www.aetnaplywood.com

Allegheny Plywood Company Inc 3433 Smallman Street Pittsburgh, PA 15201 P (412) 621-6804 www.alleghenyplywood.com

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P.O. Box 10097 / 2455 Century Rd. Green Bay, WI 54303 P (920) 494-4744 F (920) 494-0388 www.amerhart.com

surfaceandpanel.com

P.O. Box 23302 Waco, TX 76702 P (254) 772-9663 www.dakotahardwoods.com

Darant Distributing Corp. 1832 E. 68th Ave. Denver, CO 80229 P (303) 289-2220 F (303) 289-2225 www.darant.com

Direct Supply, Inc.

300 Business Center Dr. Cheswick, PA 15024-1071 P (888) 236-6388 F (724) 274-5528 www.bennettsupply.com

1055-36th Street SE Grand Rapids, None 49508 P (616) 245-4415 www.directsupplyinc.com

Bond Plywood, Inc.

Distributor Service, Inc.

988 E. Saratoga Ferndale, MI 48220 P (248) 548-3150 F (248) 548-0265 www.bondply.com

1 Dorrington Rd. Carnegie, PA 15106 P (412) 279-7824 F (412) 279-8454 www.distributor-service.com

C.H. Briggs Company

Dixie Plywood and Lumber

P.O. #15188 / 2047 Kutztown Rd. Reading, PA 19605 P (610) 929-6969 F (610) 790-1105 www.chbriggs.com

204 Old West Lathrop Ave Savannah, GA 31415 P (912) 447-7032 www.dixieply.com

Cabinetparts.com

3150 Lake City Way Burnaby, BC V5A 3A4 P (604) 420-9599 F (604) 420-8914 www.eroko.com

1301 West Copans Road, Ste. G-6 Pompano Beach, FL 33064 P (954) 428-3800 F (954) 428-5167 www.cabinetparts.com

E. Roko Distributors

Central Florida Cabinet Supply

E.B. Bradley Co./ West Coast Laminating

2617 Pemberton Dr. Apopka, FL 32703 P (407) 292-3644 F (407) 292-3799 www.cfcsonline.com

5602 Bickett Street Vernon, CA 90059 P (323) 585-9201 Ext. 3106 F (323) 585-5414 www.ebbradley.com

Central Wholesale Supply Corporation

Fessenden Hall

1532 Ingleside Road Norfolk, VA 23502 P (757) 855-3131 F (757) 855-4140 www.central-wholesale.com

1050 Sherman Ave Pennsauken Township, NJ 08110 P (800) 220-2233 www.fessendenhall.com

Formations Inc.

Frama-Tech, Inc. 8851 Navarre Parkway Navarre, FL 32566 P (800) 622-9663 F (800) 606-3591 www.framatech.com

Hardwood Products Inc. 1585 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. N. Houston, TX 77043 P (713) 984-8904 www.hwp.us

Hardwoods Distribution/Rugby Architectural Building Products 1 Pillsbury Street, Suite 302 Concord, NH 03301 P (855) 650-3265 www.rugbyabp.com

HGH Hardware Supply, Inc. 3912 2nd Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35222 P (205) 510-4214 F (205) 439-5014 www.hghhardware.com

Holdahl Co. Inc. 1925 Annapolis Lane Plymouth, MN 55441 P (800) 777-8992 www.holdahlcompany.com

Hood Distribution 15 Professional Parkway Hattiesburg, MS 39402 P (601) 296-4826 F (601) 296-4779 www.hooddistribution.com

Horizon Forest Products 4115 Commodity Parkway Raleigh, NC 27610 P (919) 719-0877 F (919) 719-0878 www.horizonforestcabinet.com

Industrial Plywood, Inc. 550 South Fifth Street / PO BOX 1258 Reading, PA 19603 P (610) 376-3343 F (610) 376-2256 www.industrialplywood.com

Jasper Industrial Supply 3185 N. Mill Street Jasper, IN 47546 P (812) 482-1668 www.jasperindustrial.com


Lumbermen’s, Inc.

Plunkett Distributing

4433 Stafford SW Grand Rapids, MI 49548 P (616) 538-5180 F (616) 261-3223 www.lumbermens-inc.com

1010 South Y Street Fort Smith, AR 72901 P (479) 782-2190 F (479) 782-0044 www.plunkettdistributing.com

130 Plymouth Street Winnipeg, MB R2X 2Z1 P (204) 982-9470 F (204) 633-2557 www.w-group.ca

10955 Westmoor Dr., #100 Westminster, CO 80021 P (800) 678-7423 F (925) 373-2075 www.epicor.com

MacMurray Pacific

PSC Group

Web-Don, Inc.

Federated Insurance

568 7th St. San Francisco, CA 94103 P (415) 552-5500 F (415) 552-5840 www.macmurraypacific.com

9711 Colbert Street Anjou, QC H1J 1Z9 P (514) 355-9650 www.pscmontreal.com

McFadden’s Hardwood & Hardware Inc.

7900 Henri Bourassa Ville Saint-Laurent, QC H4S 1V4 P (800) 619-5446 www.richelieu.com

36340 Van Born Rd. Wayne, MI 48184-0609 P (734) 722-3460 F (313) 278-1600 www.wimsattdirect.com

1600 Golf Rd #800 Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 P (773) 623-6288 www.fleetmatics.com

Roberts Plywood

Wood Stock Supply, Inc.

Infor

1-2323 Winston Park Drive Oakville, ON L6H 6R7 P (800) 268-0942 www.mcfaddensdirect.com

McKillican International, Inc. 16420 - 118 Ave. Edmonton, AB T5V 1C8 P (888) 252-7993 www.mckillican.com

Metro Hardwoods 9540 83rd Ave. N. Maple Grove, MN 55369 P (763) 391-6731 F (763) 391-6741 www.metrohardwoods.com

MJB Wood Group, Inc. 2201 Royal Lane, Ste 250 Irving, TX 75063 P (972) 401-0005 F (972) 293-6283 www.mjbwood.com

Nashville Plywood, Inc. 910 Cherokee Ave. Nashville, TN 37207 P (615) 320-7877 F (615) 320-0364 www.nashvilleplywood.com

National Wood Products, Inc. 2705 S. 600 W Salt Lake City, UT 84115 P (801) 977-1171 F (801) 428-5015 www.nationalwood.com

OHARCO 8109 F Street Omaha, NE 68127 P (800) 228-9460 F (888) 808-5575 www.oharco.com

Ohio Valley Supply Company 3512 Spring Grove Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45223 P (513) 681-8300 F (513) 853-3301 www.ovsco.com

Parksite, Inc. 1563 Hubbard Avenue Batavia, IL 60510 P (800) 338-3355 www.parksite.com

Richelieu America Ltd.

45 N. Industry Court Deer Park, NY 11729 P (631) 586-7700 www.robertsplywood.com

Roddis Lumber & Veneer 727 N Cherry St San Antonio, TX 78202 P (210) 226-1426 F (210) 226-1591 www.roddislumber.com

Royal Plywood 14171 E Park Place Cerritos, CA 90703 P (562) 404-2989 F (562) 404-6224 www.royalplywood.com

Russell Plywood Inc. 401 Old Wyomissing Rd. Reading, PA 19611 P (610) 374-4017 F (610) 374-9138 www.russellplywood.com

Texas Wood Supply 940 W Expressway 83 Donna, TX 78537 P (956) 464-6331 F (956) 461-6634 www.texaswoodsupply.com

The Wolf Organization 20 West Market St. York, PA 17401 P (717) 852-4800 www.wolfhomeproducts.com

UCS Forest Group 7088 Financial Drive Mississauga, ON L5N 7H5 P (905) 814-1101 www.ucsforestgroup.com

Virginia Tile Holdings, LLC 5100 Kansas Avenue Kansas City, KS 66106 P (913) 573-0516 F (913) 371-4209 www.VirginiaTile.com

W Group (White-Wood/Wanderosa)

1400 Ameron Drive Charlotte, NC 28206 P (800) 532-0434 www.web-don.com

Wimsatt Building Materials Corp.

4705 S. I-90 Service Rd. Rapid City, SD 57703 P (605) 341-6900 F (605) 341-0271 www.woodstocksupply.com

Wurth Baer Supply Co.

909 Forest Edge Dr. Vernon Hills, IL 60061 P (847) 913-2237 F (847) 913-9606 www.baersupply.com

Epicor

121 E. Park Square Owatonna, MN 55060 P (800) 533-0472 F (507) 446-4703 www.federatedinsurance.com

Fleetmatics - A Verizon Company

641 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10011 P (646) 336-1700 www.infor.com

JAST Media 25030 SW Parkway Ave, Ste 300 Wilsonville, OR 97070 P (541) 654-1722 www.jastmedia.com

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Wurth Louis and Company

895 Columbia Street Brea, CA 92822 P (714) 529-1771 F (714) 990-6184 www.louisandcompany.com

Wurth Wood Group

4250 Golf Acres Dr. Charlotte, NC 28208 P (980) 230-9338 www.wurthwoodgroup.com

12220 Birmingham Highway Bldg. 20-A Milton, GA 30004 P (770) 518-5429 www.majuredata.com

Profit2 9393 W. 110th St. Ste 500, 51 Corporate Woods Overland Park, KS 66221 P (913) 897-0159 www.profit2.com

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SERVICE PROVIDERS Acuity Insurance

2800 S Taylor Dr Sheboygan, WI 53081 P (517) 331-7090 www.acuity.com

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NBMDA MEMBER DIRECTORY

200 W Monroe St., Suite 1701 Chicago, IL 60606 P (847) 868-8175 www.sales-i.com

Unified Purchasing Group

Allvan

5457 Murfreesboro Road LaVergne, TN 37086 P (615) 459-2511 F (615) 459-0289 www.allvancorp.com

Caliper Management Inc.

500 Alexander Park, Suite 200 Princeton, NJ 08540-6687 P (609) 524-1224 www.calipercorp.com

DMSi Software

17002 Marcy Street, #200 Omaha, NE 68118 P (402) 330-6620 F (402) 330-6737 www.dmsi.com surface&panel

901 W Baxter Dr South Jordan, UT 84095 P (801) 784-8744 www.upg.org

VersaPay 18 King St E, Ste 1800 Toronto, ON M5C1C4 P (647) 776-6276 www.versapay.com

NBMDA Headquarters 330 N Wabash, Ste. 2000 Chicago, IL 60611 P (312) 321 6845 TOLL FREE (888) 747-7862 F (312) 644-0310 info@nbmda.org www.nbmda.org DISTRIBUTION MAT TERS 2019–20

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NBMDA Distributors: Best in Class and Continually Innovating NBMDA unites growth-oriented independent distributors with best-in-class suppliers to outperform the market and stay ahead of the competition. Tapping into this network provides business owners with influential contacts, invaluable resources and tools to help drive growth within their distributorships. Collaborating with NBMDA members connects you to distribution firms that are best in class and continually striving to be the most customer-oriented and innovative companies in the channel. Simply put: NBMDA helps distributors grow. KEVIN GAMMONLEY A BETTER BOTTOM LINE

If you do not measure it, you cannot improve it. NBMDA enhances a distributor’s menu of resources and helps them to reduce operating costs. Research and benchmarking tools allow distributor executives to focus on areas of opportunity and ultimately outpace industry averages. NBMDA provides a unique annual program to benchmark your distributorship against best-in-class companies while providing the education and programs to drive improvement. A NETWORK OF PEER ADVISORS

Some answers you just can’t Google. Investing in relationships pays off in unexpected ways. NBMDA’s network of distribution executives is willing and able to provide advice and counsel to their member peers on their most pressing challenges and biggest opportunities. Members are extremely open to sharing best practices and lessons learned. Why go it alone? Together, we can grow our businesses. STRENGTH IN PARTNERSHIPS

Distributors need quality suppliers to be successful. Vendors selling product on price are easy to come by. NBMDA attracts true supplier partners that are willing to invest in the relationship for long-term success. Additionally, we continuously educate our members on the vital components of a strong trading partner relationship. BETTER LEADERS + BETTER DECISIONS

The demands of executive leadership evolve as your distribution company grows and new challenges arise. NBMDA helps you identify new skills, competencies and training you need as an effective decision-maker. Competition is stiffer and comes from all directions, making growth more challenging. NBMDA members, however, operate at an advantage.  AN INNOVATIVE MINDSET

The distribution channel is changing quickly. Suppliers and customers are evolving and thus have different needs. Distributors must maintain an innovative mindset and look for answers within and outside our channel. NBMDA helps our members compete today and tomorrow. Looking to take your business to the next level? NBMDA distributors are the partners that can get you there. Visit NBMDA. org to learn more about what makes NBMDA members unique. Join us Nov. 12-14 for the NBMDA Annual Convention in New Orleans and see the power of our network in action. � ISTOCKPHOTO.COM/FARAKOS

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Milesi +39 0384 2544.1 www.milesi.com

American Adhesive Coatings LLC 978.688.7400 www.aacchotmelts.com

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NBMDA 312.321.6845 www.nbmda.org

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Arauco 770.350.1636 www.arauco-na.com

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Northern Contours 866.344.8132 www.northerncontours.com

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Arclin 877.689.9145 www.arclinTFL.com

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Omnova Solutions 866.332.5226 www.omnova.com

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Atlantic Plywood Corporation 1-800-360-3923 www.atlanticplywood.com

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Panel Processing 800.433.7142 www.panel.com

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Bainbridge Manufacturing 509.745.9555 www.bainbridgemfg.com

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Panolam 203.925.1556 www.panolam.com

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Button Fix +44 (0)20 8150 7190 www.button-fix.com

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Premier Eurocase 303.373.9718 www.premiereurocase.com

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Chemisol 1.39.0331.523.351 www.chemisol.it

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R&B Tool Supply 877.247.7320 www.rbtoolsupply.com

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Columbia Forest Products 800.637.1609 www.cfpwood.com

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Renolit +1.973.706.6912 www.renolit.com

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Composite Panel Association 866.4Composites www.ECCproduct.org

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Richelieu 800.619.5446 www.richelieu.com

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DVUV 216.741.5511 www.dvuv.com

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Roseburg 800.245.1115 www.roseburg.com

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Eurosoft 919.468.3003 www.eurosoftinc.com

Salice 800.222.9652 www.saliceamerica.com

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Formations 780.451.6571 www.fomationswood.com

Sappi 207.856.4000 www.sappirelease.com

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Grass 336.996.4041 www.grassusa.com

Smartech 704.362.1922 www.smartechonline.com

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Hopewell 852.2549.3222 www.hopewellplastics.com

Stevens Industries 217.857.7100 www.stevens-wood.com

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Stiles Machinery, Inc. 616.698.7500 www.stilesmachinery.com

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Surface & Panel magazine 920.261.1945 www.surfaceandpanel.com

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Tafisa Canada 877.882.3472 www.tafisa.ca

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Toppan 770.957.6447 www.tia.toppan.com

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Uniboard 800.263.5240 www.uniboard.com

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Vortex 800.355.7708 www.vortextool.com

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Wilsonart 800.433.3222 www.wilsonart.com/discover

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IMA Schelling 919.544.0430 www.imaschelling.us

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King Plastic 800.780.5502 www.kingplastic.com Kings Mountain International 704.739.4227 www.kmiinc.net

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