Press Releases

January 17, 2013

LP Building Products Releases Infographic on Plate Shrinkage in Tall Wood Building

Wood-framed buildings are going higher, with more builders considering wood for four, five and even six story buildings. As buildings go up, builders have to consider the effect of moisture changes on wood. Laminated Strand Lumber (LSL) can significantly reduce plate shrinkage in taller buildings. To learn more about how LP® SolidStart® LSL can help builders mitigate wall movement, visit

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About LP Building Products Louisiana-Pacific Corporation is a leading manufacturer of quality engineered wood building materials including OSB, structural framing products, and exterior siding for use in residential, industrial and light commercial construction. From manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Chile and Brazil, LP products are sold to builders and homeowners through building materials distributors and dealers and retail home centers. Founded in 1973, LP is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under LPX.