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05May94 UK: MDF SET TO BECOME INDUSTRY STANDARD - MEDIUM DENSITY FIBRE-BOARD.

By the year 2000, medium density fibre-board (MDF) will be standard for window boards, architraves and skirtings.This is the prediction of John Stoker, managing director of Fibercill, a leading UK MDF mouldings manufacturer.He told a conference of the Builders Merchants' Federation: 'Every month we see more and more of the same companies moving away from the traditional softwood mouldings towards the MDF alternative.'According to Mr Stoker, MDF currently has about 18 per cent of the ...

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