Nelson Pine Industries Limited produces GoldenEdge MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard) and NelsonPine LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) from radiata pine grown in the plantation forests of Nelson, New Zealand. Production of MDF began in 1986, and the LVL plant was commissioned in 2002. Nelson Pine Industries has a reputation for:
- product consistency and quality
- sustainable timber resource management
- low environmental impact practices
- market-led research into product and production development.
The Nelson-Marlborough region is one of New Zealand’s major forestry areas, with 16% of the productive land area planted in production forests. Nelson Pine Industries has capacity to process one million cubic metres per annum, or 40% of the region’s annual harvest.
Nelson Pine Industries is one of the world’s largest single site producers of medium density fibreboard. GoldenEdge MDF is exported to markets around the world.
Laminated Veneer Lumber is an engineered wood product that provides a consistent, high-performance alternative to solid lumber and steel in structural uses.