Continuing Education

Continuing Education Opportunities


Panolam understands that the world of design is constantly changing and evolving.  New products, technologies, methods and applications are constantly being developed.  To help keep you stay apprised of the newest developments, and meet your continuing education needs, Panolam is please to offer two CEU opportunities.  Reach out to your local rep to schedule a presentation.

Decorative Surfaces CEU

Decorative Surfaces Overview addresses all types of laminates and their benefits for specifiers and end users. The course will cover a brief history of laminates, product selection based on performance requirements, and different types of laminates and their key purchasing factors. Topics include high pressure laminates, color-through laminates, thermally fused laminates, fiber reinforced laminate wall protection panels, and custom digital products, in addition to a number of specialty laminates. The course will also address key market segments for laminates, their issues and how decorative surfaces address those issues.

Creating Healing Environments with Surface Systems

This CEU addresses how surface systems can be used to create healing environments in acute care, senior living, nursing care and medical facilities of all types. It introduces the elements of a healing environment and then focuses on what surface systems product options provide health, safety and wellness in a healthcare environment. Various types of surface systems are discussed along with their performance attributes and applicability in a healthcare environment: high pressure laminates, color- through laminates, chemical resistant laminates, fiber reinforced laminates, fiberglass reinforced plastic, custom digital products and thermally fused laminates.