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CAS Wood-Based Panels – Module 1: Process Technology


This concise one-week training programme is part of the CAS Wood-Based Panels. It provides expert knowledge on the production and use of wood based panels by means of seminars and lab work. The state-of-the-art of MDF/HDF, OSB and particleboard production will be presented and discussed. Further topics are current developments in product innovations, process technology and markets. Leading experts from the industry and the field of research will present scientifically founded solutions to applied questions. The course is complemented by a field trip. Attractive cultural activities complete the training programme. This module is organised in cooperation with the International Wood Academy.

This module is part of the programme  CAS Wood-Based Panels, but can also be attended separately.

Target Audience

The training programme is geared to the needs of professionals from the wood panels industry and related sectors such as executive staff, wood and material technologists, research staff.

Head of Course

Heiko Thoemen, Ph.D.
Bern University of Applied Sciences Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering, Biel


September 2019


CHF 2'900.–
Cancellations prior to the registration date (mid of August 2019) are free of charge. After this date, the cancellation fee is 50%. 


Bern University of Applied Sciences Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering, Solothurnstrasse 102, CH-2504 Biel


Center for Continuing Education Biel, Phone: +41 32 344 03 30, e-mail: wb.ahb(at)bfh.ch

Main Sponsors

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