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Jan 8, 2018
Huber Engineered Woods Introduces New Tools
In advance of the world’s largest annual construction show—the International Builders’ Show (IBS), January 9-11, 2018—Huber Engineered Woods introduces two new tools to make jobsite application easier and more efficient.
Jan 8, 2018
Long-Reach AdvanTech™ Subfloor Adhesive Gun Saves Time
Since launching nationwide earlier this year, many builders have made the switch to AdvanTech™ subfloor adhesive for its greater yield and ease of application over traditional cartridge adhesive. The speed and ease of AdvanTech subfloor adhesive was recently put to the test in a third-party study conducted by Home Innovation Research Labs.
Jan 8, 2018
Manufacturer Jobsite Training Mitigates Risk
From El Paso to Houston, Amarillo to Corpus Christi, and Dallas to San Antonio, multifamily jobsites across Texas are receiving hands-on installation training, thanks to Huber Engineered Woods’ new traveling technical services program.
Jan 8, 2018
Subflooring Tongue and Groove Profile Impacts Quiet Floor Performance
Strength, stiffness and moisture resistance are common qualities builders expect out of quality subflooring. Often overlooked, however, is the importance a secure fitting tongue and groove profile. Chris Vegas, technology manager for Huber Engineered Woods, the makers of AdvanTech® subflooring, discusses how an “easy fit,” is not necessarily a secure fit.
Jan 8, 2018
Top Tips for ZIP System® Sheathing and Tape
ZIP System® sheathing and tape is leading a revolution in streamlining building enclosure design. With a built-in water-resistive barrier that eliminates housewrap and rigid air barrier, building teams are making the switch for quick, and reliable weather and air leakage protection. Chris Clark, manager of product engineering at Huber Engineered Woods, offers his top tips for achieving a continuous structural, air- and water-resistive barrier with ZIP System sheathing and tape.
Oct 23, 2017
Oregon Code Advances: Rain Screens Now Required
Between Oct. 1, 2016 and the end of April 2017, Portland, Oregon, experienced more than 145 days of rain, equaling 45.5 inches. Building code requirements vary across the United States, and in Oregon, rain screens have become a major topic of conversation due to the wet weather. After meeting structural requirements, water management in exteriors has established itself as a top priority, especially in wet climates.
Mar 2, 2017
Huber Engineered Woods Patent Infringement Lawsuit Settled
Specialty building products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods LLC (“HEW”) has achieved a negotiated settlement with Georgia Pacific Wood Products LLC (“GP”) in the patent infringement lawsuit filed by HEW in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (Huber Engineered Woods LLC v. Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC, Civil Action No. 3:16-cv-399).
Feb 8, 2017
Huber Engineered Woods Receives Corporate Culture Award
Guided by a spirit of creativity and innovation that transforms ideas into products, Huber Engineered Woods LLC has been named a 2017 Corporate Culture Award winner by Charlotte SmartCEO. The Corporate Culture Awards celebrate 50 companies in the greater Charlotte area that have successfully championed a positive, productive and performance-driven culture, and have worked with their employees to develop successful cultural practices.
Jan 10, 2017
Huber Engineered Woods Launches AdvanTech™ Subfloor Adhesive Nationwide
In anticipation of the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show — the largest annual light construction show in the world — Huber Engineered Woods is expanding distribution of AdvanTech™ subfloor adhesive, providing access to the spray-foam subfloor adhesive to builders nationwide.
Nov 7, 2016
Huber Engineered Woods to Reopen Spring City, Tennessee Facility
Huber Engineered Woods LLC (HEW), a leading manufacturer of specialty building products, announced today it will reopen its Spring City, Tennessee, oriented strand board (OSB) facility in 2018 pending completion of various State and local incentives processes.
Sep 29, 2016

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AdvanTech™ Subfloor Adhesive Now Available in North Carolina
Builders and remodelers in North Carolina have a new way to help protect against job delays and callbacks for squeaky subfloors. Huber Engineered Woods LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative building solutions, announced today that Advantech™ subfloor adhesive – which was introduced throughout New England and New York at the NAHB International Builders’ Show in January – is now available in North Carolina.
Jul 29, 2016
Newest ZIP System® R-Sheathing, R-9 Product Helps Simplify 2015 Energy Code Compliance
Huber Engineered Woods LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative building solutions, has introduced a new R-9 insulation thickness to its ZIP System® R-sheathing line. ZIP System® R-sheathing solutions for residential, multifamily and light commercial construction are structurally approved engineered wood sheathing panels with built-in polyisocyanurate continuous foam insulation.
Jul 22, 2016
Huber Engineered Woods Files Patent-Infringement Lawsuit Against Georgia-Pacific Wood Products
Specialty products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods LLC (“HEW”), announced today that the Charlotte, N.C., company has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC alleging that the ForceField™ Air and Water Barrier System infringes HEW’s patents for its ZIP System® sheathing and tape products.
Feb 23, 2016
Huber Engineered Woods Wins Two Awards from National Association of Home Builders
Huber Engineered Woods, a leading manufacturer of innovative building solutions, was honored with two awards from National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) during the 2016 International Builders’ Show (IBS) in January.
Jan 19, 2016
AdvanTech® Subfloor Previews the Squeak-Free AdvanTech™ Subfloor Assembly
Residential builders and remodelers who have experienced the pain of job delays or callbacks for squeaky subfloors will soon have access to a combination of AdvanTech® subfloor products to combat squeaks. Huber Engineered Woods LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative building solutions, introduced the squeak-free AdvanTech™ Subfloor Assembly1 this week at the 2016 NAHB International Builders’ Show.
Jan 19, 2016
ZIP System™ Stretch Tape Available in Additional Size
ZIP System™ stretch tape, a popular innovation from Huber Engineered Woods LLC, is now available in a 10-inch width. A complement to ZIP System® sheathing and tape for exterior walls and roofs often used in multifamily wood-framed construction, the new wide-width tape especially helps flash projects with deeper window assemblies.