CAS Wood-Based Panels

This intensive training programme is dedicated to technologists and managers of the wood-based panel industry and related sectors. It provides advanced know-how on panel manufacturing, surface technology, adhesives, and volatile organic compounds emissions. The CAS is organised in three teaching modules and a project work. The participants will be free to decide either to follow individual modules or the whole CAS-Programme.


The CAS offers you a unique platform for getting in contact with international leading experts while being trained in the most relevant issues of the specific area of competencies.

Target Audience:

Professionals from the wood panels industry and related sectors such as executive staff, wood and material technologists, research staff



Content and Date:

Process Technology (September 2019 - information to follow) 
Adhesives and Emissions  (29 January - 2 February 2018)
Surface Treatment (January 2019)

Online-Registration: Link

Head of the CAS:

Ingo Mayer


Bern University of Applied Sciences,
Solothurnstrasse 102, CH-2504 Biel


CHF 9'300.–(for the CAS incl.project work)


Center for Continuing Education
Telephone +41 32 344 03 30,
E-Mail wb.ahb(at)





Nurullah Binay

Glue Plant Manager, Kastamonu, Turkey

"Particularly interesting were the new technologies and trends that were presented to us during the course. Another exciting element of the course was the networking and exchange with participants and experts from all over the world."

Claudia Loreto Pincheira Hidalgo

Ingeniero de procesos, Masisa S.A. Chile

"The most exciting part to me was the field trip. I have been introduced to new aspects that I did not know and have received new inputs that I can use for my work."

Arne Wegener

Project Manager B2B System Products, Vitra AG

"Durch das CAS Wood-Based Panel konnte ich mein Wissen rund ums Holz vertiefen. Einerseits erhielt ich einen wissenschaftlichen Einblick andererseits waren auch die Praxisberichte von namhafte Herstellern extrem spannend."