About Peter Leewis

Peter has a extensive experience in marketing and sales of capital goods all over the world, ranging from medical and defense equipment to shipbuilding and construction. He is very active in promoting the WWCB and is coordinating R&D efforts for implementation of wood alternatives like reed, cane and bamboo as well as cotton stalks and cement additives to improve the overall properties of boards for specific applications. Currently he is working as Export Manager for Dutch WWCB manufacturing firm Eltomation.

Primer on Wood Wool Cement Board

Wood Wool Cement Board (WWCB) is a versatile building material made from wood wool and cement where each fiber is coated with a thin film of Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) that, when cured, partly petrifies the wood. In that way the fiber will last indefinitely as long as the cement film is not damaged. Environmentally speaking, cement has a negative CO2 signature and therefore both the wood and cement, when decomposed, are harmless to nature and as a result all homogeneous WWCB products have green labels in Europe. It combines the advantages of both wood and concrete together: as light … Continue reading

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