Working groups

“Economic Affairs” Working Group

The main task of the Economic Affairs Working Group is to serve as a forum for the exchange of the latest market information between members.

“Environment” Working Group

The main task of the Environment Working Group is to discuss current environmental issues. The Environment Working Group also constitutes several Task Forces to discuss specific issues in more detail.

“Technical Affairs” Working Group

The Technical Affairs Working Group steers technical developments that may have an impact on the European wood-based panels industries. The Working Group advises the General Assembly and prepares the organisation of the bi-annual European Wood-based Panels Symposium.

General Assembly
Managing Board
EPF Secretariat
Economics Affairs
Working Group
Chairman:
Mr José Coutinho Ribeiro
Sonae Arauco
Particleboard/MDF/OSB
Product Group
Chairman:
Mr José Coutinho Ribeiro
Sonae Arauco
Hardboard
Product Group
Chairman:
Mr Ernestas Urnevicius
Grigeo Baltwood
Softboard
Product Group
Mr Heiko Seibert
Steico
Plywood
Product Group
Chairman:
Mr Guillermo Hernanz
Garnica Plywood
Technical
Working Group
Chairman:
Mr Kris Wijnendaele
EPF
Vice Chairman:
Mr Ian Rochester
WPIF
Formaldehyde and VOC
Task Force
Chairman:
Mr Jörg Wenzel
Technische AG
Holzwerkstoffe
Wood Procurement
Task Force (GesBois)
Chairman:
Mr Paolo Scommegna
Gruppo Mauro Saviola
Technical Plywood
Task Force
Chairman:
Mr Martins Lacis
Latvijas Finieris
Vice-Chairwoman:
Mrs Sabine Boury
UIPC
Environmental
Working Group
Chairman:
Mr Piet Vanthournout
Fedustria
Vice Chairman:
NN
Raw Materials
Task Force
Chairman:
Mr Alastair Kerr
WPIF
EPD
Task Force
Chairwoman:
Dr Genoveva Canals Revilla
ANFTA
Industrial Emmissions
Task Force
Chairman:
Dr Axel Knörr
Pfleiderer
Certification
Task Force
Chairman:
Mr Werner Zwingmann
Egger
Wood Waste
Task Force
Chairman:
Mr Omar Degoli
Assopanelli