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Norbord Overview

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Website www.norbord.com
Headquarters Toronto, Canada
Size 1001 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (NBD)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Louisiana-Pacific, Columbia Forest Products
Norbord isn't bored making boards. The company is one of the world's largest producers of wooden panels, with oriented strand board (OSB), accounting for about two-thirds of the company's sales. OSB is a type of engineered wood product used ... More

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Norbord President, CEO, and Director J. Barrie A. Shineton
J. Barrie A. Shineton
3 Ratings
  • Working at Norbord is good, but it is a tough industry with ups and downs like any other company would have though.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Sumter, SC
    Current Employee - Manager in Sumter, SC
    Positive Outlook
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    Norbord has a very competitive benefits plan, they offer good time off policy as well, if you work in the mill you just have to find someone to cover for you, much like the hospital industry, this business runs 24/7. They offer competitive pay as well and have realistic expectations and know what the focus needs to be on.


    The working conditions for the mill workers is tough, they have hot summers and the work as mentioned is 24/7, with the nature of the business that can be tough for some to adjust to.

    Advice to Management

    Realize that in order to get excellence, you have to have some flexibility with the mill workers and they need to continue to feel valued, so it is good to spend time in the mill talking to the people, not just walking around looking at things. It appears they are really trying to improve relations at this company

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