NEWS CATEGORY

New Approval list

There is a new approval list published on the web page. The Technical Expert Group and secretariat have revised the Approval list with date 2023-07-01 and number 103.

Conference presentations and photos

Dear NTR community, The conference committee has collected, prepared and published all presentations from the NTR Conference 2022 in Oslo. Some photos are published. Please share your photos to make the photo gallery complete. You can access the presentations and...

Ongoing revision of NTR system

The NWPC board of directors has decided to revise the NTR documents in its mission to continuously improve the competitiveness and quality of durable-treated wood. The NTR documents will be complemented with NTR Contracts to specify the business relations and...

Mats Westin appointed as new Chair to CEN/TC 38

The new CEN/TC 38 Secretariate secretary Ms Lina Nordfors announced that Mats Westin was elected to be new Chair of the TC38 "Durability of wood and derived materials". NWPC is one of the financers of the TC38 secretariate that SIS, Swedish Institute for Standards...

Reallocation of CEN/TC 38 secretariat to SIS

SIS, Swedish Institute for Standards, has applied for the Secretariat ofCEN/TC 38 Durability of wood and wood-based products. SIS wasapproved in a CEN Technical Board decision 9 August 2022.The change of secretariat will be on 12 October 2022.Lina Nordfors will be TC...

Remember to register

Don’t forget to register for this year’s most important Nordic event in the field of wood protection! It is time again to welcome all interested parties in wood protection to the Nordic Wood Protection Conference. This year’s event will take place in Oslo on 9-11...

Resolution regarding change of QCB

The NWPC board has decided to give specific advice regarding how and when it is allowed to change Quality Control Body (QCB). The NTR documents were written in a time when third party control was a national monopoly. At that time there was one control body per...

New appointment in TEG

The board of the Nordic Wood Protection Council, NWPC, decided at yesterday's board meeting to appoint Ulrich Hundhausen as a regular member of the Technical Group and replaces Per Otto Flaete with effect from now. Ulrich Hundhausen is senior scientist at Norsk...

Approval of Control body

C.A.T.G. Certification Limited in Dublin, Ireland has been approved as a NTR Control body and is entitled to perform quality control according to the NTR-quality system and the NTR-documents. The NTR Quality Control is operated through a cooperation by Svensk...

101th approval list published

The Technical Group of the Nordic Wood Preservation Council has published the new approval list of wood preservatives and other wood protection systems that have been approved by the Nordic Wood Preservation Council to be used in the NTR wood durability quality...

Conviction of NTR marketing offence in Finland

The use of NTR references led to a marketing offence conviction in Finland In Finland, a conviction has been handed down for a marketing offense related to the use of NTR markings and tags. In its labelling, the Finnish company VS Turva-Aidat Oy has used printouts...

Approval list nr 100 published

The Technical Group (TEG) of the Nordic Wood Preservation Council has published an updated Approval list The Approval list is the complete and current list of Wood preservatives and other wood protection systems approved by the Nordic Wood Preservation Council. The...

Open hours during summer holidays

During the summer holiday the office will be closed during the period of Friday the 16:th of July to the 8:th of August. First day of business as usual is the 9:th of august. Have an nice and safe summer holiday Fredrik Westin

First Newsletter from NWPC

Welcome to the first new newsletter from Nordic Wood Preservation Council. We will serve you with news related to the NTR-system and will give updates about the NTR system and related regulatory affairs, production control and other topics and news. We will write to...