Forestry Statistics 2008 - UK Grown Timber

Woodbased panels

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A total of 3.5 million m3 of woodbased panel products was produced in 2007, a slight increase on the 2006 total.  Around three quarters of woodbased panel products produced in the UK were particleboard (including oriented strand board (OSB)).

Table 2.25 Woodbased panel production, 1998-2007

Year

Particleboard1

Fibreboard2

      Plywood

            Total

thousand cubic metres

1998

2 287

4355

2 727

1999

2 4425275

2 974

2000

2 570

700

5

3 275

2001

2 498

757

0

3 255

2002

2 44677103 217

2003

2 52683503 361

2004

2 65388003 533

2005

2 55784103 398

2006

2 62687203 498

2007

2 68486503 549

Source: Wood Panel Industries Federation

Notes:

1. Includes Oriented Strand Board (OSB).

2. Includes Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF) and hardboard.

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