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March-April, 2020
Green Builder Magazine

Green Builder Hot 50 Products

Read about us on Page 32: CalPlant’s MDF performs similar, and in some cases better than, traditional wood fiber-based product in terms of durability and moisture resistance. It’s ideal for…
November 20, 2019
Architectural Record

BuildingGreen Reveals Top 10 Products for 2020

CalPlant uses a local agricultural fiber (rice straw), whose disposal typically wastes water and generates greenhouse gases, to create a formaldehyde-free MDF with superior performance over similar wood-based products.
September 3, 2019
Glenn County Transcript

Construction of CalPlant nears completion

Construction on a facility 20 years in the making is set to be complete in the fall. CalPlant 1 will be the world’s first commercial-scale producer of no-added-formaldehyde, rice straw-based…
July 18, 2019
Woodshop News

CalPlant Nearly Finished

alPlant, a $315 million rice straw-based MDF plant currently under construction in Willows, Calif., is scheduled to begin production this fall, according to CalPlant CEO Jerry Uhland. The announcement was…
February 18, 2019
PanelWorld

CalAg Rice Straw MDF Plant

Here’s how the new CalPlant I (CalAg) rice straw based MDF plant in Willows, California looked as of February 5, compliments of CEO Jerry Uhland. The $315 million facility is…
August 15, 2018
The Business of Furniture

The Business of Furniture – August, 2018

Columbia Forest Products (CFP) has signed an agreement with MDF producer CalPlant I to be the exclusive sales agent for all MDF produced at the new manufacturer’s Sacramento Valley-based facility.…
June 16, 2017
PanelWorld

CalAg Rice MDF Plant Is A Go

The CalAg rice straw-based medium density fiberboard plant is becoming a reality. CalPlant I, as it is called, has completed and closed financing for a $315 million plant to be…
June 16, 2017
Timber Processing

CalAg Rice MDF Plant Is A Go

The CalAg rice straw-based medium density fiberboard plant is becoming a reality. CalPlant I, as it is called, has completed and closed financing for a $315 million plant to be…