The best panel for the project? West Fraser’s new guide for builders has all the answers

For builders today, there is a plethora of different engineered wood panels to choose from when looking at a new project. West Fraser UK, which operates two factories in the UK, has produced a guide which makes the selection process simple and speedy –

With imports from Eastern Europe, China and South America muddying the water somewhat, the builder can be sure that West Fraser’s products carry the necessary standards and quality marks for the UK and so comply with UK building specifications. In addition, the transport and environmental costs are minimised.

To make specifying the perfect panel products, builders and specifiers can now “try before you buy” with a range of A5-size samples, individually wrapped in a cover containing product information. Customers can select from SterlingOSB Zero OSB3, SterlingOSB Zero T&G, CaberFloor P5, CaberDek, CaberShieldPlus, CaberWood MDF or the newest addition to the range, SterlingOSB Zero PrimedPlus, by visiting the West Fraser website at

SterlingOSB Zero – is a versatile panel product which is popular for its load-bearing credentials and fashionable visual appearance; be it for hoarding, café walls or SIPs.

Caberfloor – is the most popular P5 flooring range in the UK and comes with a choice of plain, protected, peelable or permanent finishes.

CaberDek and CaberShieldPlus – are BBA-approved and the flooring can be exposed to the elements or 60 days when used with CaberFix.

CaberMDF is the original and best brand of MDF in the UK; it’s over 50 years old and there are different grades to choose from depending on the project.

All products are available nationally in builders’ merchants and distributors which are supported by West Fraser’s technical teams.

It’s simple to select the perfect panel for projects with West Fraser’s free samples

The West Fraser website has designated pages for architects and housebuilders offering downloadable checklists, fact sheets, DoPs, safety datasheets and an interactive product guide to ensure that the customers have everything they need to choose the right panels for every projects application. A selection of case studies showcasing West Fraser products and instruction videos provide inspiration and know-how!

So, whether it’s a solution for roofing, flooring, walling, timber frames, hoarding or shopfitting needed, the West Fraser website has the information and the wood-based panels for a perfect job. All West Fraser UK panel products are manufactured in mills that have obtained the coveted environmental ISO 14001 accreditation. Responsibly sourced, the panels are produced from locally grown timber, cutting embodied carbon from transportation.

For further information, call 01786 812 921 or visit