About DesertBoard

We provide the best solutions


Vision & Mission


To be the preferred manufacturer of OSB boards and its derivatives that partners in sustainable nation building, engages with its community and cares for all stakeholders.



AL Talah Board aims to deliver innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of its customers. Together with our exceptional team and strong stakeholder relationships, we commit to the highest standards of quality, productivity, sustainability and performance that drive stakeholder value and long-term success.


About Desert Board

located in KIZAD, Abu Dhabi. Desert Board is the world's first Palm Fronds Oriented Strand Board manufacturer. With over 56,000 square meters of innovations, our plant can produce 2.2 million boards per year using only 15% of the abounded 500,000 tons of the UAE waste wooden materials destined for landfills or composted, which would take a long time to biodegrade.

Desert Board is a part of the Engineering Contracting Company Group, a well-established group and one of the leading brands that have been present in the United Arab Emirates since 1975. The companies under the umbrella of the ECC group were set up with a vision to provide a vertical solution for all construction related services ,
At Desert Board, quality is not just a product-centric goal but an Omni-organizational goal. With a firm belief that quality begins and thrives with people, the management has inculcated a quality culture in the very thought process of the organization. By seeking premium quality, we made a product that exceeds international standards and delivers a reliable, economical, and most importantly, sustainable solution for you.


Pillar's of Desert Board

People- Corporate culture is the only sustainable competitive advantage that is completely within the control of the entrepreneur. To develop a strong corporate culture first and foremost is the core of our foundation.
Process- The quality of our process is not an accident; it is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skilful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives we have evaluated.
Product- When customers love our product & services, they become our ambassadors. There’s nothing better than someone using your product every time and get their acquaintances to do the same.
Place- History is a continuous chain of events. The present is only an extension of the past. So, we set-up our plant in this beautiful and rich land.

Our Values

Transparency- Being transparent in everything that we do is the culture at AL Talah Board.
Reliability- We take accountability, so we are reliable in all our products & services offered.
Sustainability- We partner in nations vision to make it sustainable by giving back to the society in every possible form.
Adaptability- We are adaptive to changes, which makes us unique in every way we do our business.



Our plant can be classified as state-of-the-art with unique functions and advanced technologies. Being the first plant in the world that can transform palm waste into functional palm strand boards, we can ensure that we confidently lead the market and the industry.

Our plant is certified by ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and ISO 45001:2018, and our processes are approved by the Forest Stewardship Council, Emirates Green Building Council, and a United Nations signatory of the Global Compact initiative.

Our plant is equipped with high-efficiency wood dust filtration systems installed for the primary manufacturing process and at various transfer points to avoid dust emissions into the atmosphere. The plant is controlled by a Central Control Room with built-in software and the latest technologies to recycle up to 80% of wood dust generated during the board manufacturing process for energy production.



Desert Board has effectively pledged its reputation as the market leader in the quality of Oriented Strand Board manufacturing and product innovation. Our labs are equipped with State-of-the-art process control instrumentation, advanced automation, and quality control systems.

With constant strive for success, the Testing Laboratory works with our Research and Development laboratory endlessly to ensure the quality of our product is comparable to the best available in the market at all times.

With the efforts of our laboratories and our management's innovation, we have produced a board that is certified by the European Standards EN30:2006 and certified by various local and global entities as a sustainable solution for a better future.

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