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EGGER’s PerfectSense Feelwood Lacquered Boards Engage the Senses by Pairing Matte Surfaces with Woodgrain Textures

The award-winning decorative surface debuted at IWF 2022.

North American customers can soon experience a first-of-its-kind product innovation from EGGER Wood Products. With PerfectSense Feelwood lacquered boards, EGGER is the first manufacturer to combine an ultra-matte lacquered surface with embossed-in-register (EIR) woodgrain textures for a natural look and feel.

PerfectSense Feelwood lacquered boards’ matte coating and low gloss level give the wood reproductions more depth of color and contrast, delivering a more authentic appearance. Additionally, the lack of reflection on the surface better reveals the woodgrain texture at any angle.

“Our new product meets the trend of matte surfaces with natural decors,” said Klaus Monhoff, head of decor and design management for EGGER Group. “It is something that has never before been achieved on a sustainable wood-based particleboard substrate. You can see it, but above all, you can feel it.”

The company’s new PerfectSense Feelwood lacquered boards also offer durability and hygienic benefits that are superior to mother nature’s version. Fingerprint resistance provides a smudge-free surface, while stain resistance makes cleaning easy. The product is suitable for vertical applications, including kitchens and bathrooms, thanks to moisture and heat-resistant properties.

EGGER’s new product launch offers six decor options that highlight natural woodgrain elements and deliver a more authentic look and feel.

Grey Noble Chesnut (H1760 TM28) is an elegantly planked chestnut reproduction with narrow cathedrals.

Bleached Cuneo Oak (H3311 TM28) features a planked look with discreet sapwood elements.

Dark Brown Garonne Oak (H1186 TM37) gets its character from black pores and cracks.

Brown Halifax Oak (H3180 TM37) has small wind cracks that give the decor its recognizable, yet striking naturalness.

Smoked Riffian Oak (H3149 TM37) features a look of joined wooden planks with wind cracks and cathedrals.

Black (U999 TM28) extends an always trendy design element into natural surfaces with a solid wood texture.

End grain edge banding completes the look, adding the appearance of sawn timber for additional authenticity.

PerfectSense Feelwood lacquered boards received the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021 for high design quality, a first for the EGGER brand. Jurors cited the products’ durability combined with the matte texture. At the German Innovation Awards 2021, PerfectSense Feelwood was designated a winner in the Excellence in Business to Business/Materials & Surfaces category.

Founded in 1961 in St. Johann in Tyrol, Austria, EGGER Group is a more than $3.6 billion privately-held, family-owned company that employs more than 10,400 associates. EGGER is a global leader in the manufacturing of wood-based materials for the furniture and interior design, flooring and building products industries. The company’s extensive, value-added product range includes thermally fused laminate (TFL), laminates, edge banding, raw particleboard, medium density fiberboard (MDF) and MDF mouldings. With 20 production plants worldwide, EGGER Wood Products LLC is the company’s first production facility in North America. The state-of-the-art particleboard manufacturing plant, with TFL laminations capacities, started production in September 2020. The total investment of the project, once completed, will be approximately $700 million and will create an estimated 770 direct jobs. Learn more at

Photos courtesy of EGGER Wood Products. 

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