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Environ Biocomposite Ramps up Production to Fill Green Panel Void

Recently under new ownership, Environ Biocomposites Manufacturing, LLC, has renovated its production facility and increased its output by 60%. Environ Biocomposites offers panel products with no added formaldehyde made with such materials as recycled newsprint, wheatstraw, and sunflower-seed hulls. Product lines include Dakota Burl®, Biofiber™ Wheat, and the commodity plywood replacement Microstrand™ Wheat.

“When Dow BioProducts [manufacturer of WoodStalk™] closed, and then PrimeBoard basically came off the market a couple months after that, we were so busy that we had to turn away orders,” Krista McCarthy, of Environ Biocomposites’ sales and marketing team, told

Published October 27, 2006 Permalink