Tag Archives: Norbord

Norbord leads the way with carbon negative status

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Norbord now holds a net carbon negative status across all its products and operations, locking up more CO2 than it emits. Leading the way in tackling the issue of climate change, the company’s four European sites and three product ranges sequester a total of 1.1 million tonnes of carbon annually. …

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Norbord donates to Men’s Shed

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The Inverness branch of Men’s Shed has been busy restoring a former 1930’s pavilion on the grounds of Millburn Academy into a new home for the group. Fundraising for the £115,000 renovation project had been hampered by the pandemic, but a donation of SterlingOSB Zero by Norbord from the nearby …

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Superhero fun at Norbord, Inverness

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Norbord recently celebrated the launch of their new safety campaign with a superhero-themed fun day for employees and their families at their Inverness site. The Stronger Together campaign highlights the company’s ongoing dedication to the maintenance of a safe and enjoyable working environment. Norbord holds the belief that this is …

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SterlingOSB Zero involved in barn conversion

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Luke O’Neil, a contractor at Blandford-based Dorset Woodworks, used SterlingOSB Zero in a barn conversion to create a wonderful interior space. The converted area now features a mezzanine storey which leads to the lower level of the barn via a staircase. SterlingOSB Zero has been featured throughout the conversion; it …

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Norbord expands team with new national sales manager


Dan Clarke has joined the team at Norbord in the role of national sales manager. Previously national sales manager for Kronospan, with 24 years’ experience in the panel manufacturing and timber distribution industry Dan’s skills will be put to good use in his new role at Norbord. Dan will be …

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Norbord products build sustainable dream home


Lindrick Eco Build, which specialises in energy efficient off-site housebuilding, has used Norbord‘s CaberDek and SterlingOSB Zero on a project in Doncaster, Yorkshire. The new house has been built for a couple who are approaching retirement and wanted to embrace the joys of life in a sustainable home which overlooks …

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Norbord apprentices celebrate qualifications


Two apprentices who have completed Norbord’s four-year apprenticeship programme at its Cowie plant have completed the SEMTA Modern Apprentice framework for Engineering and achieved the Engineering Maintenance Vocational Qualification at SCQF level 6, including a Higher National Certificate (HNC) qualification.  The leading Stirlingshire employer’s long-established programme sees apprentices complete a …

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Progress underway on Norbord’s Inverness investment


Wood panel manufacturer Norbord is making significant progress at its Dalcross-based factory, following a further £35 million investment earlier this year. This second recent investment into the site, following a £110 million expansion programme last year, will realise the construction of a second wood debarker and flaker, heat plant and …

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Norbord weaves magic with donation

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Inverness-based wood panel manufacturer Norbord has plaid a blinder by assisting in the creation of an innovative weavers’ display. The company is supporting Prickly Thistle, a local tartan weaving start-up, by donating locally manufactured wood panelling to assist in the creation of an innovative display housed within a pop-up mill. …

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Norbord appoints new General Manager at Inverness

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

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