Services

The EPF regular members are the national associations of wood-based panels manufacturers as well as individual wood-based panels manufacturers.

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Regular members obtain the following services:

  • free copy of the EPF Annual Report (printed copy + USB), which has proved to be a valuable reference
    handbook for our sector and contains a detailed description of the latest developments in Europe and
    beyond and the possibility to obtain more copies at a reduced price;

  • invitation to attend the EPF Annual General Meeting, which will be an excellent occasion to meet the
    particleboard, MDF, OSB, fibreboard and plywood producers;

  • invitation for the EPF quarterly meetings, which will allow you to follow up and steer the EPF actions;

  • free subscription to the ‘EPF Newsletter’, which is issued a few times per year and summarises the main
    events and developments concerning the wood-based panels industry on European level;

  • information about all EPF actions concerning technical, environmental and economic matters by means
    of Circular Letters;

  • defence of your position by EPF with European and international authorities and institutions;

  • quarterly statistics on production, consumption and trade;

  • inclusion of your company information in the EPF Annual Report and the EPF website www.europanels.org
    including a direct link to your company website(s);

  • the possibility to appeal to the EPF secretariat regarding all your questions on the wood-based panels industry.

  • The statutes of EPF also foresee the possibility for non-European associations of wood-based panels producers
    and other organisations or companies with an interest in the wood-based panels sector to become associated members.

 

Associated members obtain the following services:

  • invitation to attend the EPF Annual General Meeting, which is an excellent occasion for you and your
    colleagues to meet the European producers of particleboard, MDF, OSB, Hardboard and Softboard;

  • free copy of the EPF Annual Report (printed copy + USB-card), which has proved to be a valuable
    reference handbook for our sector and contains a detailed description of the latest developments in
    Europe and beyond, + the possibility to obtain more copies at a reduced price;

  • free subscription to the EPF Newsletter, which is published on a regular basis;

  • your company (name, address...) is mentioned in the EPF Annual Report and on the EPF website;

  • possibility to publish an advertisement in the EPF Annual Report;

  • possibility of giving a presentation at the EPF Annual General Meeting or during the bi-annual technical
    European Wood-Based Panels Symposium;

  • reduced participation fee for this technical European Wood-Based Panels Symposium;

  • Possibility of co-operating with our working groups or staff on specific projects of mutual interest.