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October 11, 2013

LP Building Products to Exhibit at BATIMAT in France

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2013) –LP Building Products, a leading manufacturer of engineered building materials, will exhibit at the BATIMAT 2013 international trade show Nov. 4–8. A leading international innovation event for the construction industry, BATIMAT will be held at Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition center in France. LP is committed to providing solutions to the European construction industry and will be showcasing LP® CanExel® Prefinished Siding, LP® SmartSide® product lines, LP® SolidStart® EWP product lines, LP® OSB products as well as new value-added OSB products from both LP Chile and LP Brazil.

“With LP’s European Technical Approval (ETA) and CE approval of several products earlier this year, our company is introducing more alternatives to traditional timber into the European market,” said Al Huber, International Sales Manager. “Our company looks forward to continuing growth in the EU for all product lines, and exhibiting at BATIMAT this fall is an exciting way for LP to join the forum on European construction innovation.” 

LP is actively looking at expanding their engineered wood products (EWP) distribution into France and Germany to complement what they already have in place in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Denmark and The Netherlands. 

BATIMAT focuses on the latest trends in building design and architecture. An international event, 177 countries will be represented, with an estimated 3,500 exhibitors and more than 400,000 attendees. LP will exhibit LP® CanExel® Siding; LP® SmartSide® Siding products, including lap siding, trim, fascia and soffit; LP® SolidStart® EWP, including Laminated Strand Lumber (LSL), Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) and I-Joists; LP® OSB Sheathing; LP® TopNotch® Sub-Decking; and LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier Sheathing. LP also will be showcasing some exciting new value-added OSB products only produced by LP Chile and LP Brazil, so stop by our booth to learn more! 

LP product displays will be at booth E64 in the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition center. For more information, visit or contact

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.