Flakeboard, manufacturer of composite panel materials, is the newest associate member of the North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA). NALFA offers three levels of membership – regular manufacturing membership, associate membership and testing house/lab/academic membership.  

“[Flakeboard] is a leader in underlayment and provides products that directly compliment laminate flooring,” said Bill Dearing, president of NALFA.

With eight manufacturing sites across North America, Flakeboard has a strong presence in the laminate flooring industry, and its partnership with NALFA is indicative of the mutual support that continues to move the laminate industry forward. 

“As a major   high-density fiberboard supplier to the laminate flooring market, we feel that membership in the industry’s key industry association will support our sales activities,” said Tom Reudy, Flakeboard business development manager. “We expect our experience to be benefited through participation in the association’s activities, information exchange and improvements to our customer network.” 

Flakeboard produces a multi-faceted range of particleboard, medium and high-density fiberboard (HDF) products, serving numerous customers in the laminate manufacturing industry. 

Many of the company’s products are available in a variety of specialized grades, including as fire-rated, moisture resistant, countertop and door core. Flakeboard also produces raw particleboard panels, which are generally used in manufacturing cabinets, furniture, and retail store fixtures and components for millwork industries. 

Additionally, Flakeboard manufactures Fibrex, a thin HDF, in a flexible range of lengths and widths. The company offers a variety of finishing and specialty options from suppliers, such as Arclin/Coveright, Formica and Wilsonart. Flakeboard’s finished panels are available in a variety of textures, giving a unique enhancement to each design. 

Flakeboard’s manufacturing footprint and distribution network stretches throughout North America. All of the produced panels are California Air Resources Board (CARB) Compliant and are marked as Eco-Certified Composite. 

Flakeboard products can help homes and businesses earn LEED certification for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design. They are also certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. 

For more information, visit http://nalfa.com/find-a-product/become-a-member/ to download the membership packet.