Author: Weyerhaeuser

High Performance Weyerhaeuser Diamond™ Subfloor Panel Introduced at 2017 International Builders’ Show

in OSB & Panels

Weyerhaeuser will launch its newest oriented strand board product, Weyerhaeuser DiamondTM, at the 2017 International Builders’ Show in January. The top-quality engineered subfloor panel is designed to provide industry-leading wet weather performance and superior strength and nail retention to help eliminate squeaky floors, providing builders a “worry free” subfloor solution.   “The new Diamond panel […]

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How OSB is Made

in OSB & Panels

If you want detailed information about OSB, the ideal scenario would be to sit in a room with Alex Kuchar, Weyerhaeuser’s OSB Technical Manager. After more than 13 years at Weyerhaeuser, Alex knows a great deal about OSB.   Since we can’t sit everyone in the room with Alex, we’re doing the next best thing. […]

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What it Means to be SFI Certified

in OSB & Panels

What does it mean for Weyerhaeuser OSB coming from Canada and the United States to have an SFI (Sustainable Forestry Initiative) certification for fiber sourcing?   This important designation indicates that Weyerhaeuser adheres to responsible procurement standards set by SFI, an independent, non-profit organization, when harvesting trees, whether the forest itself is certified or not. […]

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October 16-22: National Forest Products Week

in Distribution

As the largest private timberland owner in the United States, Weyerhaeuser works hard to be good stewards of the land. That’s one reason why we join with people everywhere to celebrate National Forest Products Week each year during the third week of October.   From creating the nation’s first tree farm in 1941, to responsibly […]

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Edge Gold™ OSB: Thicker is Quicker

in OSB & Panels

Imagine this: a jobsite where framing is going faster than anticipated. How? By selecting thick Edge GoldTM panels for the subflooring.   “The 1-1/8″ Edge Gold OSB panels are a great replacement on commercial projects for lightweight concrete toppings or gypcrete,” says Alex Kuchar, OSB technical manager for Weyerhaeuser. “Using the thick OSB panels eliminates […]

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