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Century Ply's new MDF line nears completion

17-11-2017
Century Ply, MDF

Indian wood-based panel producer Century Ply is in the final stages of completing its MDF plant in Hoshiarpur, an investment worth Rs four billion (US$60 Mn). The plant will have an annual capacity of 198,000cbm, making it to one of the largest MDF plants in the country. Expansion of the additional two lines in its laminates unit is expected to …

New MDF plant to be built in Andhra Pradesh, India

06-07-2017
MDF, india, ITTO

In India, Rushil Decor Ltd is planning to build a MDF plant at Atchutapuram, a village in Visakhapatnam district, located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The plant will have a daily capacity of 600 cubic metres. It is reported that the State Investment Promotion Board has granted several concessions for the company under the state …

Editor’s pickNew technology recovers wood fibre from MDF, a world first

29-01-2017
MDF, particleboard, recycling, recovery

Co-founder and managing director of MDF Recovery Craig Bartlett A UK company has discovered how to recover wood fibre from waste MDF, in what is claimed to be the world’s first ever technology to recycle MDF waste. The solution generates new raw material for the wood-based fibre industry, reducing pressure to cut down standing forests. The …

CenturyPly cancel plans for MDF production in Vietnam

04-10-2016
CenturyPly India, MDF, Vietnam

CenturyPly India has cancelled plans for an MDF plant in Vietnam following the Indian government’s announcement of anti-dumping duties on MDF from Vietnam in July. The duty amounts to over US$60 per cubic metre, 25 per cent of the CIF price, making the Vietnam investment unprofitable. CenturyPly has also invested heavily a veneer …