Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Kebony is the leading global modified wood brand. Underpinned by proven and patented timber modification technologies, it produces an enhanced wood of superior quality that is both environmentally friendly and cost-effective.
From its production facilities located in Skien, Norway and Flanders, Belgium, Kebony redefines standards in the timber industry and new possibilities for wood as a sustainable construction material. Kebony has sales and distribution across Europe spanning into North America and the rest of the world.
The patent is purchased and Kebony is formed. Research and development begins.
A pilot production facility is built in Norway and the modification process is proven.
First plant is built and full scale manufacturing starts.
Kebony expands internationally to France, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Kebony receives international media attention after being used for the eye-catching KREOD pavilion at the 2012 Olympic games in London.
Kebony expands to Denmark and Sweden.
Kebony expands to the USA/Canada with sales in 22 other countries.
Kebony adds on to the Norway factory to meet demand. Construction starts on a new factory in Belgium.
A new state-of-the-art factory in Belgium opens. Kebony is used in several notable projects in the USA and Canada, including Hunter’s Point South, The Wharf DC, and the Edmonton Funicular.
Kebony wins multiple awards – including 4 Architizer A+ Awards – and is featured in Dwell, Architectural Record, Canadian Architect, Dezeen, Professional Builder, and other magazines & publications.
The company has received numerous awards and accolades for its environmentally friendly technology and innovation, including being named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, repeated recognition as a Global Cleantech 100 company, and a 2019 Building, Design + Construction Top 101 Products Reader’s Choice Winner.