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WISA-Spruce's distinguishable grain pattern emphasises authenticity and closeness to nature in exhibition and shop furniture Story Oct 15 2018

WISA-Spruce's distinguishable grain pattern emphasises authenticity and closeness to nature in exhibition and shop furniture

Clemens Müller  has a number of reasons to use WISA-Spruce plywood for the furniture he designs through his design agency, Please Don’t Touch: “It's easy to work with, it's light, it holds detail very well, and it’s environmentally friendly – and...

Right solution for the application - Proven performance by UPM's WISA-Trans Story Oct 15 2018

Right solution for the application - Proven performance by UPM's WISA-Trans

One of UPM Plywood UK's longest working relationships with a trailer company is built on trust, expertise and many commercial and performance advantages provided by WISA-Trans and WISA-Truck Plus flooring. Mutual understanding of each other's...

WISA-Twin performed well in the Pavilion Story Oct 15 2018

WISA-Twin performed well in the Pavilion

From mid-May to mid-September, the Pavilion was the heart of World Design Capital Helsinki. Representing contemporary Finnish sustainable wood architecture, the Pavilion acted as an excellent showroom for UPM's materials, among them WISA-Twin, whi...

WISA-Spruce Special for quality building Aug 19 2017

WISA-Spruce Special for quality building

WISA-Spruce Special is a smooth, strong, lightweight, multipurpose plywood panel with superior surface quality and impressive credentials. The panel is as tough as the regular WISA-Spruce, typically used in load bearing structures, but the refined...

How to read a WISA-pallet label May 30 2017

How to read a WISA-pallet label

UPM's plywood panels are tightly packed in pallets which should stay intact to the final destination where the pallet should only be opened. During transportation and in warehouses the pallets need to be recognized and all the necessary informatio...

WISA-Form MDO is the board of choice May 25 2017

WISA-Form MDO is the board of choice

If the plan is to have a matt concrete surface, and you want to do it cost-efficiently, you choose WISA-Form MDO for casting. The panel gives a plain, even concrete surface with no sign of grain marks showing through. UPM customers who have got wh...

WISA-Sprucefloor - the total flooring solution Story May 02 2017

WISA-Sprucefloor - the total flooring solution

WISA-Sprucefloor is a sustainable, purpose made plywood panel specifically designed for flooring.Unique to the UK market, it is used in house building, light industrial construction and commercial applications. Lightweight panels with a T&G profil...

Towering reputation confirmed again in Shanghai Sep 01 2015

Towering reputation confirmed again in Shanghai

UPM's WISA plywood products have quite a reputation in China - a reputation quite literally build on the foundations of some of the country's most iconic skyscrapers, including the world's second tallest building, Shanghai Tower. ​ The strenght an...

New product from WISA gives trailers TopGrip Jun 29 2015

New product from WISA gives trailers TopGrip

In May 2014, UPM and its long-standing partner Ansorge Logistik sent the firs trailer fitted with WISA-TopGrip out on the road. The purpose of the six-month testing phase for the new birch plywood panels with anti-slip coating was to identify...

Plywood sails the seven seas Story May 03 2014

Plywood sails the seven seas

At any given time, there are more than 370 carriers at sea transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG). More than half of these feature insulation elements made of birch plywood supplied by UPM.   More tankers are on the way, as UPM recently signed...

UPM Plywood introduces new fire retardant WISA®-SpruceFR structural plywood for building and construction Story Oct 31 2018

UPM Plywood introduces new fire retardant WISA®-SpruceFR structural plywood for building and construction

UPM Plywood introduces a new fire retardant WISA-SpruceFR structural plywood for building and construction end uses. WISA-SpruceFR combines the market leading quality and structural performance with B-s1, d0 fire classification – the highest a woo...

The 2nd generation is here - WISA-TopGrip Evo2 for heavy cargo and efficient loading Story Nov 27 2018

The 2nd generation is here - WISA-TopGrip Evo2 for heavy cargo and efficient loading

UPM Plywood introduces a new cargo securing solution which brings the efficient loading into a new level. WISA-TopGrip Evo2 helps transportation companies to reduce waste, save time and improve work safety. The 2nd generation WISA-TopGrip Evo2...

Surface-treated WISA-SpruceBT can handle fluctuating weather conditions Story Oct 31 2018

Surface-treated WISA-SpruceBT can handle fluctuating weather conditions

Changing weather conditions often pose a challenge for building work because building materials must constantly be protected from moisture.  WISA-SpruceBT , which is treated on both sides with a wood protecting agent, during the production process...

WISA plywood is ultra-low on formaldehyde Oct 02 2016

WISA plywood is ultra-low on formaldehyde

When using WISA plywood, our customers can be assured that the products comply with the EU requirements set on formaldehyde. Our products’ formaldehyde emission levels are marked ultra-low. In building materials that means healthy living....

WISA-Form BirchMBT for smooth concrete formwork Story Oct 30 2018

WISA-Form BirchMBT for smooth concrete formwork

Ripples on concrete surfaces are history with WISA-Form Birch and new Moisture Barrier Technology (MBT). MBT controls the face veneer’s moisture movement enabling a smoother, ripple-free and visually more appealing end result, saving time and...

CE marking for WISA plywood products responds to the requirements of permanent construction Oct 17 2018

CE marking for WISA plywood products responds to the requirements of permanent construction

The Construction Products Regulation, in force since 2013, requires that wood-based panels used in construction must have an appropriate CE marking. The CE marking alone does not mean that the product performance is sufficient for construction. ...

UPM remodels the uncoated WISA birch plywood range Jul 17 2018

UPM remodels the uncoated WISA birch plywood range

The uncoated WISA birch plywood range will be updated and at the same time a new WISA-Birch Special will be introduced. Instead of two products, we now offer three products that differ only in the surface veneer grade - the core of all the product...