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COLUMBIA FOREST PRODUCTS ANNOUNCES WINNERS IN THE 7th ANNUAL PUREBOND® QUALITY AWARDS COMPETITION

  • December 10, 2018
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Members of the PureBond Fabricator Network™ across North America competed on design distinctiveness and practical application. Greensboro, NC, September 11, 2018  ̶  Columbia Forest Products, North America’s leading producer of hardwood plywood and veneer, has just named the winners in its annual PureBond® Quality Awards (PQA) competition. The PQA competition recognizes exceptional design and craftsmanship […]

Rotary Maple Veneer Use for Doors

  • November 29, 2018
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Doors made from veneers produced with plain slicing techniques where half a log is mounted on a large steel rack which moves up and down through a fixed knife, have been constrained by component width as less mature trees are cut. The component width produced using this technique can oftentimes be narrow creating a component-heavy […]

Achieving LEED® Credits With Your Project

  • November 28, 2018
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, commonly referred to as LEED®, is a rating system designed to encourage builders and architects to create “healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings.” LEED is a program of the United States Green Building Council® (USGBC) and has played an integral role in the increase of responsibly-designed buildings. Despite […]

COLUMBIA FOREST PRODUCTS NAMES NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

  • November 27, 2018
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Greg Pray to assume responsibilities on January 1, 2019, succeeding Brad Thompson. Greensboro, N.C., November 26 2018 – The Board of Directors of Columbia Forest Products is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Pray as President & Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Forest Products, effective January 1, 2019.  Pray will succeed Brad Thompson as […]

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