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Panguaneta Poplar Plywood

Through a close partnership with Italian plywood manufacturers Panguaneta, Hanson Plywood are able to offer a unique and extensive range of lightweight poplar plywood products.

About Panguaneta

Panguaneta is dedicated to the development of natural plywood; low impact products able to combine aesthetics and technical innovations, thus satisfying the growing demand for plywood with excellent reliability and performance features
(prefinished plywood, fireproof plywood etc.)

The accurate selection of the raw material, cultivated in specific areas in Northern Italy, is at the base of Panguaneta Brand. Only logs that comply to the highest standards enter the production line. Poplar plywood is synonymous with environmental protection, intended as improvement of the quality of air and water, increased biodiversity in natural habitats and renewable sources of energy.

The company has achieved certification from the exemplary 100% Poplar “Made In Italy” programme which has played a leading role in the establishment and recognition of the poplar industry throughout Europe (this is the first 100% Poplar certification to bear the Panguaneta trademark!). Panguaneta is also a member of the globally recognised association ‘Pro-Populus’, which is active in the promotion and environmental safeguarding of poplar trees.

Quick Reference Guide - Plywood
Applicable Products
Typical Applications
Service Class
Applicable Standards
Minimum Requirements
Performance Plywood
Birch Plywood
SP101 Plywood
Lightweight Plywood
Far Eastern Type Plywood
(Malaysian/Indonesian/
Chinese)
Performance Plywood
Birch Plywood
SP101 Plywood
Lightweight Plywood
Far Eastern Type Plywood
(Malaysian/Indonesian/Chinese)
Softwood Constructional Plywood (Finnish, Spruce, Elliottis Pine, etc)
Performance Plywood
Marine Plywood BS1088
(3rd party quality assured)
Internal applications with minimal exposure to moisture.
All internal joinery, flooring, underlay, pipe boxing, doors, hatches, weight saving applications etc
Internal applications with temporary exposure during construction.
Construction - floors, flooring underlay, walls, roof decking, linings, hoardings, protection etc
All internal and external joinery which may be submitted to long term exposure to wetting/weather.
Construction - floors, walls, roof decking, soffits, linings, signs, etc
1 - Dry
2 - Humid
3 - Exterior
EN636:2003
EN314-2 Plywood bond quality
EN310 - Bending test
EN13986 - Wood based panels for construction
EN636:2003
EN314-2 Plywood bond quality
EN335 - Durability of wood and wood-based panel products
EN310 - Bending Test
EN13986 - Wood based panels for use in construction
EN636:2003
EN314-2 Plywood bond quality
EN335 - Durability of wood and wood-based panel products
EN310 - Bending Test
EN314-2 Plywood bond quality
Class 1
Class 1
Refer to test data
CE Marked
Class 2
Class 2
Class 2**
Refer to test data
CE Marked
Class 3
Class 3
Class 3**
Refer to test data
CE Marked
Panguaneta Poplar Plywood Products

Poplar Throughout Plywood EN 636-1 • EN 314-2 Class 1 Glue Bond • E1 Emissions • FSC® and PEFC™ Certified

Combines significant weight saving with high quality faces. Extremely accurate thickness and dimensional tolerances.

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Ilomba Twin Plywood EN 636-1 • EN 314-2 Class 1 Glue Bond • CE Marked • PEFC™ and FSC® Certified

Much the same as Poplar Throughout Plywood with the added decorative quality of the pink-hued, Ilomba face and back veneers

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Fire Retardant Poplar Plywood FR Euroclass B • EN 13501-1 • EN 636-1 • EN314-2 Class 1 Glue Bond • PEFC™ or FSC® Certified

Pressure impregnated, fire retardant Poplar Plywood suitable for interior applications.

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Pure Glue Eco Poplar Throughout Plywood EN 636-1 • EN 314-2 Class 1 Glue Bond • CARB Phase II Compliant • NAF Certified • PEFC™ or  FSC® Certified

All of the attributes of Poplar Throughout Plywood with the added benefit of a scientifically formulated and eco-friendly glue bond.

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