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Designed for durability, our high-quality engineered PLT products are a more sustainable option than traditional materials like steel, concrete and other glulam engineered wood products available.

Our PLT solutions are manufactured using sustainable New Zealand timber, less harmful chemicals and processes specifically designed to reduce waste and the product’s overall carbon footprint.


Latest updates

Understanding Mass Timber – PLT, CLT, GLT and LVL

Mass timber is a term that covers a range of timber products and represents a relatively new approach to both residential and commercial building in New Zealand. But what is the difference between these products?

Less is More with Woodspan

With a mission to combat climate change and tackle the challenges of reducing construction waste, the team at Woodspan are celebrating their Less is More approach to mass timber construction.

The benefits of Woodspan

In this article you’ll find all there is to know about Woodspan along with the benefits of Woodspan mass timber products.

Save Time on Medium Density Projects with Woodspan

There are many benefits of using Woodspan PLT midfloors for medium density projects. Learn more.

Revised Design & Install Guide Available Now!

Our latest design & install guide is out now and available to download. Get your free PDF copy here.

Woodspan now on EBOSS

Woodspan are now on EBOSS! EBOSS is New Zealand’s largest online architecture product library.

Mary Potter Apartments

We are proud to be supplying Woodspan PLT floor panels for the Mary Potter Apartment project in central Wellington. This project comprises of 41 apartments across 5 levels.

The Timber Tribune – Woodspan News September 2020

Our September Timber Tribune is out now! View the latest issue and get an update on all things Woodspan.

Fire Rating for Woodspan Mass Timber Panels

Woodspan is pleased to announce that our Woodspan PLT system achieves a 60/60/60 fire resistance rating.

Build with wood – a boon for jobs and the environment

With the uncertainty that Covid-19 has brought to local and international markets, our CEO Tom Boon discusses the opportunity that building with wood can bring.

NZ Timber Design Awards 2020 Announced

Woodspan are proud to sponsor the NZ Timber Design Awards! View the 2020 winners.

French Public Buildings Going Timber

The French government has announced plans for a sustainability law that will ensure all new public buildings are built from at least 50 per cent timber.