The forum showcases the company’s decorative products, including MFC, MDF, laminate, edging and recent innovations such as the sound absorbing panels and the lightweight Eurolight. It is fitted with a kitchen workshop.

The first customer to visit was Gerard Mallon, managing director of Cookstown Panel Centre, suppliers to the kitchen and bathroom trade. He said: “It’s an impressive, high quality display, which enabled us to view the entire Egger range along with each matching component.”

Egger joint managing director Bob Livesey said: “It provides us with the extra capacity to showcase our products to customers and is just one aspect of our ongoing investment.”