Statement: Founded in 1957, Columbia Forest Products is North America’s largest manufacturer of hardwood plywood and hardwood veneer, a leader in sustainable forestry, and innovator of formaldehyde-free PureBond® technology. Columbia’s decorative interior veneers and panels are used in cabinetry, furniture, architectural millwork and commercial fixtures. Employee-owned and based in Greensboro, North Carolina, Columbia employs more than 2,000 and operates facilities throughout the United States and Canada, and an operational network which spans the globe.
New Products: PureBond Fabricator Network-A network of green-minded residential and commercial fabricators who build cabinetry, architectural millwork and fixtures with PureBond panels.
Green Statement/Products: Columbia has converted all of its standard hardwood plywood production to a proprietary formaldehyde-free manufacturing system called PureBond.