Particle boards made from jute sticks find wide applications as
substitutes for wood. The availability of the technologies for producing particleboards
and its high socio-economic value are arguments in favour of the future development of
The use of wood in house construction, furniture,
etc is slowly being discouraged due to environmental reasons. The use of jute particle
board as a substitute has been found to be quite acceptable both in terms of quality and
price. This is a fast growing market segment. Jute particle boards are now being made
mainly at small-scale level.