It is manufactured with several layers of papers impregnated with melamine and phenolic resins pressed at high temperature. The SYNC laminate is meant to be the natural replacement for veneer.
As pores are matched exactly to the design paper, it looks like real wood. It is so real that it can be combined with real wood or used as a wood replacement.
The SYNC laminate is a laminate with synchronic pore, designed for vertical applications.