Uniboard, a manufacturer of engineered wood products, announced that its Sayabec, QUE, manufacturing facility has been certified by the Composite Panel Association (CPA) as meeting California Air Resources Board (CARB) Phase 2 formaldehyde emissions standards.
LAVAL, QUE - Uniboard, a North American manufacturer of engineered wood products, announced that its new Moncure, NC, MDF facility has been certified to meet CARB Phase 1 emission standards.
ABDERDEEN, UK - A plumber was acquitted on health and safety charges relating to a December 2006 incident in which an 18-year-old apprentice was crushed to death by a stack of MDF. According to the BBC, the local sheriff investigating the case ruled that the plumbing boss, who was “devastated” by the tragedy, was not responsible or negligent. The apprentice was found pinned against the wall undera pile of MDF panels at ARH Services in Aberdeen Harbor.
OLDHAM, UK – The case against a cabinet manufacturer exonerated on charges that he defrauded clients has taken another turn. According to the Local Government Chronicle, Oldham officials are thinking about appealing a judge’s ruling that its taxpayers reimburse the court system approximately 2 million pounds for the “flawed” prosecution of cabinet manufacturing mogul Vance Miller.