NEWS

About news categories and our two newsletters

Nordic Wood Preservation Council publish news and updates under two categories:

  • NTR Wood products
  • NWPC Wood processing

The categories is used also to distribute newsletters to anyone that needs to follow and stay in touch with updates and development.

NTR Wood products

The NTR wood products category and related Newsletter is directed to users of durable wood products and gives news and facts about how and were to use wood and related building codes and standardisation.

NWPC Wood processing

This is related to the NTR-system and will give updates and news related to regulatory affairs, production control and other relevant topics and news. Target audience is professionals working with wood processing, control and audit and the development of the NTR-system.

Conference presentations and photos

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 other conference documents from the NWPC.EU Conference pages here. NTR ... Läs mer
NTR Conference 2022 Oslo

NTR Conference 2022 Oslo

Navigation Attendees Document archive (or below inside the program...) Invitation Photo Gallery Program Wednesday Nov. 9th 15.00 Check in and registration at Hotel Bristol 17:30 Tour of Oslo's new seafront Bjørvika on foot. We will meet at the reception of Hotel Bristol. Dress according to weather conditions. The tour is ... Läs mer
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Invitation to NTR Conference 2022 Oslo

Invitation to NTR Conference 2022 Oslo

We are happy to invite you all to NTR Conference 2022, Oslo, Norway. Please see full invitation and program Quick-facts and reservation OSLO 9. – 11. November 2022 Place: Hotel Bristol, Kristian IVs gate 7, Oslo Registration: Please register for the conference here. https://events.provisoevent.no/nho/events/NTRconference/register– Deadline: 25. August 2022 Participation Fee: ... Läs mer
two people drawing on whiteboard

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 administrative instructions for the different stakeholders to the NTR System ... Läs mer
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Mats Westin appointed as new Chair to CEN/TC 38

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 holds since October 2022. Read more ... Läs mer
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Reallocation of CEN/TC 38 secretariat to SIS

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 Secretary and Linda Mellgren will beSecretary support.Mats Westin ... Läs mer
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Remember to register

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 November. The program focuses on ... Läs mer
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Resolution regarding change of QCB

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 country. The EU ... Läs mer
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photo of brown wood slab

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 Treteknisk Institutt. NWPC wish Per Otto Flaete the ... Läs mer
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Invitation to NWPC Conference – Oslo - 2022

Invitation to NWPC Conference – Oslo – 2022

NWPC - NTR 2022 Conference invitation and programme Facts OSLO 9. – 11. November 2022 Place: Hotel Bristol, Kristian IVs gate 7, Oslo Registration: Please register for the conference here. https://events.provisoevent.no/nho/events/NTRconference/register Deadline: 25. August 2022 Participation Fee: 650 Euro. The price includes full conference programme as mentioned in following pages ... Läs mer
Approval of Control body

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 Produktcertifiering AB and control engineer Dan Alverfors. For further information ... Läs mer
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A living, breathing meeting place at the heart of the city

A living, breathing meeting place at the heart of the city

The southern Swedish city of Växjö is well known for its mighty cathedral and its many lakes, but these days it has a modern architectural glory to add to its list. Vattentorget, the water square, is a beautiful wooden jetty and promenade in the city centre on the shores of ... Läs mer
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101th approval list published

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 system. The list specifies products and systems respective ... Läs mer
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NTR Certified wood Newsletter campaign

NTR Certified wood Newsletter campaign

The Nordic Wood Preservation Council has launched an awareness campaign about the advantages of NTR certified wood to professionals working with wood products, such as engineers, architects, specifiers, property owners and builders. The campaign will initially be on social media like LinkedIn using short animations. The current concept is to ... Läs mer
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brown wooden tool on white surface

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 called parcel vouchers that ... Läs mer
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Approval list nr 100 published

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 list specify the NWPC Certified Wood preservative and systems ... Läs mer
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body of water scenery

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 ... Läs mer
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First Newsletter from NWPC

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 professionals in the wood preservation industry ... Läs mer
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good reasons for NTR certified wood

Leave the forest be!

Sustainable!

Economical!

Safe and effective!

Circular construction material!

Four times longer!