EGGER is one of the main producers of wood boards in Europe. The family company EGGER, founded in 1961, employs approximately 9,000 people. In 18 plants across the world, they produce an extensive product range of wood-based materials (chipboard, OSB and MDF board) as well as timber. The company generated a turnover of EUR 2.38 billion in the 2016/2017 financial year and has worldwide customers in the furniture industry, wood and flooring retailers, as well as DIY markets. EGGER products are found in countless areas of private and public life, including kitchens, bathrooms, offices, living rooms and bedrooms. EGGER is a full-range supplier for the furniture and interior design industry, for wood construction, as well as wood-based flooring (laminate, cork and design flooring) industries.
Role in the project: With its contribution to bio-economy research, EGGER’s goal is primarily to respond to changing market requirements with new product segments based on biogenic binding agents. The international wood-based materials manufacturer considers bio-economy as a whole and evaluates the industrial usability of all raw materials needed for the production of wood-based materials and thus maintains sustainability at constant levels.