“Sheksninsky Wood Boards Plant, whose investors are Vologodskiye Lesopromyshlenniki Group and Cherepovetsky Plywood and Furniture Plant, mastered the production of chipboard with increased water resistance.
In February the company received a confirmation certificate which guarantees the board’s resistance to moisture. Chipboard based on urea resin has considerable strength, but has low water resistance. This is an important factor in the use of particleboard products intended for rooms with high humidity.
To increase the water resistance of particleboards, a hydrophobic additive, paraffin emulsion, was used. The visual difference of the moisture-resistant board from ordinary chipboard is its light green color.
Such board is used in rooms with high humidity, it is used to make furniture for bathrooms, as well as countertops and raised floors.
Sergei Stepanov, director of the SHKDP LLC:
«We are constantly modernizing and developing our production. High-water-resistant particleboard is a more marginal product. Production of certified particleboards allows us to compete in the market and expand the range of potential customers».
Vologodskiye Lesopromyshlenniki Group of Companies – dynamically developing Russian timber industry holding with a full cycle of logging and deep processing of wood, which ranks 11th in the top 50 largest timber companies in Russia by revenue and is recognized as the fastest growing company according to the magazine “Forest Industry” in 2020. It has 4 logging companies and 2 sawmills operating in 12 districts of the Vologda region.
JSC CHELYABINSK METALLURGICAL PLANT – one of the largest woodworking companies in Russia. It produces more than 40 types of high-quality products based on deep wood processing technologies, the main of which are birch plywood and details made of it, chipboard, laminated chipboard, lumber. The company supplies its products to over 50 countries.