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26May94 UK: CUTTING COST OF MOULDINGS - BLP.

Doncaster-based BLP claims that its new range of veneer-wrapped architectural mouldings could help to halve the amount of hardwood trim used in commercial interiors over the next five years.BLP's products use a medium-density fibreboard (MDF) core with a hardwood veneer on the surface.Ian Cohen, the company's managing director, said: 'The quantity of hardwood required for skirting, architraves, window boards, picture and dado rails simply cannot be sustained at the quality and price specifiers need for commercial contracts.'Veneered MDF cuts the cost of these components drastically, says Mr Cohen.BLP, 0302 890555. CONSTRUCTION NEWS