ATLANTA - Arauco-USA is looking for the most interesting and most unusual uses of AraucoPly plywood panels. And it’s giving away iPad minis each quarter to the professional who sends in photos of the best of the bunch.

“How do You AraucoPly?” is a year-long competition for professional AraucoPly users engaged in construction, remodeling, cabinetry, furniture-making, scenic design and other industrial trades in which plywood is used. The contest runs from June, 2014 through May, 2015. Winners are selected quarterly.

Professional AraucoPly users can enter as many projects as they like in three categories: Construction/Remodeling; Cabinetry/Furnishings; and “AraucoPly Unlimited” – a category for anything and everything else. Each entry must include photos and a description of the project. A special website has been set up for the competition:

“AraucoPly Premium Sanded, Beaded, and Siding panels are versatile products, with a range of applications that are limited only by the user’s imagination,” Russ Jordan, Director of Sales & Marketing for AraucoUSA. “We’re looking for the great applications – the bold, the beautiful, even the unexpected – that showcase AraucoPly’s quality, performance, and appearance properties. And we’re excited to see what professional AraucoPly users are making.”

Full contest details, rules, and entry information are available at Media inquiries should be directed to Allison Wilcher, Arauco-USA: or 770-350-1636770-350-1636.

About AraucoPly

AraucoPly is the brand name for premium sanded, beaded, and siding panels manufactured in Chile by ARAUCO, a global leader in the production of sustainable forest products. AraucoPly products are laid-up on stable, composed cores using 100% plantation-grown Radiata pine veneers, with face veneers from pruned logs for knot-free, uniform, light-colored appearance.

About Arauco-USA

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Arauco-USA is the sales and customer service support of ARAUCO in North America, representing the AraucoPly, TruChoice, Trupan and Cholguan brands as well as Arauco lumber and market pulp. The wood and wood fiber used in ARAUCO products comes from responsibly managed sources in Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and the United States.

Source: Arauco-USA

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