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Kronospan is the world’s leading manufacturer of wood-based panels, achieving this status by investing in advanced technology.  Their vision has been to develop a vertically integrated supply chain that allows them to improve  and perfect every aspect of their products.   This also allows them to react quickly to market and technology changes.  They do this to offer you, their customers.  the best range at an affordable price.   As a result, they have pioneered many of our industry’s key advances and will continue to lead product development and innovation into the future.

This is a  service-oriented and innovative provider of products that has a wide application across the flooring, furniture and refurbishment industries.  Kronospan has an organisation-wide benchmarking system that helps them to achieve the necessary technical advances to maintain and improve standards for continuous growth.

Kronospan manufactures and distributes wood-based panels. Globally we are the leading manufacturer of:

  • Particleboard (PB)
  • Medium-density fibreboard (MDF)
  • Laminate flooring
  • UF, MUF and MF resins for wood-based panels
  • The number one manufacturer of oriented strand board (OSB) in Europe

Kronospan also produces specialty and decorative paper as well as melamine-faced panels, worktops, wall panels, window sills, lacquered HDF, compact boards, high-pressure laminates (HPL), plywood and others. Kronospan manufactures wood-based panels at more than 40 sites and is local in many countries.


  • Packaging
  • Roofing
  • Flooring
  • Construction and timber frame buildings
  • Refurbishment of buildings
  • Cladding
  • Hoarding around building sites
  • Upholstery carcasses
  • Shopfitting
  • Mezzanine floors
  • Shelving
  • Furniture

Properties & Characteristics

  • Forty European manufacturing sites for widespread reach to customer
  • Technology driven (or Advanced technology) to perfect wood expertise
  • Benchmarking to achieve technical advances
  • Vertically integrated supply chain
  • Product perfection
  • Swift reaction to market and technology changes
  • Superior range at the lowest cost in value chain
  • The market leader in Europe
  • Product development and innovation
  • Service oriented organisation
  • Strive to create long-term value and continuous growth



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