Nicholson and Cates offers customers a wide selection of structural panels for a variety of interior and exterior applications including sheathing of walls, roofs and flooring, underlayment of floors and other construction uses.

Oriented Strand Board (OSB)

OBS is a structural engineered wood panel similar in strength and performance to plywood, and widely used in residential and commercial construction. The manufacturing process allows for custom features and sizes and OSB is gaining new popularity in applications outside of construction uses.

Edge Gold OSB

Nicholson and Cates is the exclusive distributor in Ontario for Weyerhaeuser’s OSB Edge Gold floor panels. Edge Gold features Down Pore Self-Draining technology and a 200-day no sand guarantee.

Spruce and Fir Plywood

A wide selection of products are available for both residential and commercial uses including lower cost degrade plywood.

Sanded Plywood

Sanded plywood is available in both Good 1 Side (G1S) and American BCX.

FSC Plywood

N&C is FSC certified and provides a full range of FSC plywood.


Recommended for concrete formwork, Formply has a Medium Density overlay on Douglas Fir Plywood. The overlay on the panel gives concrete a smooth finish.

Meranti/Lauan Plywood

Typically used as an underlayment, N&C inventories both 5.2 mm and 5.5 mm thickness of Meranti/Lauan Plywood.