Press Releases

November 2, 2017

Waterfalls and Raging Rivers: LP Goes to Extremes to Demonstrate Performance of Legacy Sub-Flooring

In a remote forest north of Vancouver, product experts from LP Building Products and two of the world’s leading kayakers embarked on the ultimate mission: to demonstrate the strength and durability of LP Legacy™ sub-flooring by exposing it to one of Mother Nature’s biggest extremes.

Under the lens of adventure photographers and videographers, the team sent an LP Legacy sub-flooring panel over the edge of Britannia Falls, a 70-foot drop flowing at 625 cubic feet per second. The panel then remained in the falls’ swirling wake overnight.

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September 19, 2017

LP Introduces Premium Sub-Flooring With Superior Strength and Industry-Leading Stiffness

LP Building Products, the leader in high-performance building solutions, is answering the call for tougher sub-flooring with the launch of LP Legacy™, APA rated* with the highest bending stiffness and as one of the strongest sub-floor panels in the industry.

Packed with more resin, wax, and wood strands and made with Gorilla Glue Technology™, LP Legacy engineered sub-floor boasts superior moisture resistance that prevents edge swell. As a result, LP Legacy carries a class-leading “Covered Until It’s Covered” no-sand warranty, as well as a Lifetime Limited Warranty that lasts as long as the home.

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August 16, 2017

LP Building Products Debuts New LP® SmartSide® Perfection Shingle

LP Building Products, the leader in high-performance building solutions, has added a new product to the LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding product line with the LP SmartSide Perfection Shingle. This new engineered wood fiber lap shingle features a fine sawn wood texture with no knots.   Perfection Shingle achieves the harmonious balance of cedar like texture and the clean lines of shingles. LP SmartSide Perfection Shingles will have a 5.5” to 6.5” reveal and is designed for use in single-family, multifamily and light commercial applications.

 

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July 31, 2017

LP to Acquire International Barrier Technology Inc.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) (NYSE: LPX) today announced it has entered into an arrangement agreement to acquire Watkins, Minn.-based International Barrier Technology Inc. (Barrier) for $22 million.

The agreement is for 100 percent of the shares of Barrier, a British Columbia company publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange, making Barrier a wholly owned subsidiary of LP.

 

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June 21, 2017

Texas Builder and Code Official Discover Code Compliancy and Ease of Installation With LP® FlameBlock® Assembly for Area Separation Walls

LP Building Products, the leader in high-performance building solutions recently added a new case study to its online product literature portfolio. The latest installment focuses on Texas builder Bransom Homes and their newly completed project Heritage Village Townhomes, a new quaint community of homes conveniently located in the thriving area of Old Town Burleson.

 

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May 11, 2017

LP Now Warrants Its Engineered Wood Siding For Hail Damage

Builders and remodelers use LP® SmartSide® treated engineered wood siding with confidence because it has advanced durability. It’s now also warranted for hail damage.

In 2015, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, 5,411 major hailstorms were reported. These storms occurred in all 48 continental states. With this much severe weather across the country, hail-resistant siding can be a huge selling point for builders and remodelers in marketing to consumers.

 

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May 9, 2017

Lantz-Boggio Architects Finds Simple Transition Between 1-hour and 2-hour Wall Assemblies Using LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing

LP Building Products recently added a new case study to its online product literature portfolio. The latest installment focuses on Lantz-Boggio Architects and their newly designed project, The Legacy Village at Castle Pines, a 176-unit continuing care senior living campus in Castle Pines, Colorado. LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing was used as a code-compliant component of both 1-hour and 2-hour UL-listed fire-rated wall assemblies.

 

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April 27, 2017

LP Building Products Launches ‘Architect’s Corner’

LP Building Products recently launched “Architect’s Corner” on LPcorp.com, a new resource for architects, engineers and specifiers in the design and building industry (AEC). The AEC community aims to solve design problems efficiently and effectively, and LP’s Architect’s Corner was designed to provide the specifications, advice and background that will help AEC members determine the most appropriate building solu

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