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ARAUCO to close particleboard line in North Carolina and upgrade MDF line

05-02-2020
ARAUCO, particleboard line, MDF line, North Carolina, Moncure, closure, integration

Arauco announced on 30th January that it will close its particleboard line in Moncure, North Carolina, effective April 2020. Arauco said the decision was based on an assessment over several years that the older manufacturing platform was less competitive in a challenging marketplace compared to the company’s other advanced, …

Editor’s pickLargest Japanese particleboard manufacturer relies on Siempelkamp technology once again

16-09-2019
Siempelkamp, particleboard manufacturer, Japan, ENboard, Eidai, Japan Novopan, new plant, wood-based panels, wood processing, energy generation, drying, classification, gluing, forming line, press line, board handling system, ContiRoll Generation 9, recycled wood

Krefeld, 14. September 2019 - ENboard Co. Ltd., the new joint venture of the furniture manufacturer Eidai Co., Ltd. and Japan Novopan Industrial Company Ltd., trusts the Siempelkamp team on the basis of the long-standing business relationship as well as the technological competence and buys a new wood-based panel plant for the local market. The …

Screening on a higher level DIEFFENBACHER introduces new HCOS High-Capacity Oscillating Screen for dry flake screening in particleboard production

10-06-2019
Dieffenbacher, Oscillating Screen, Particleboard, HCOS

Building on its long experience with oscillating screens for particleboard production, DIEFFENBACHER has developed the new HCOS High-Capacity Oscillating Screen for more throughput with less investment. Visitors to Ligna 2019 were the first to see the new screen. The HCOS is developed specifically for producing high volumes. It’s available …

Massive restructuring effort in China to eliminate outdated and polluting wood processing mills

18-10-2018
Massive restructuring, China, plywood mills, fibreboard production, particleboard production, continuous flat pressure fibreboard production

The restructuring effort in China has resulted in as many as 3,000 plywood mills being shut down across the country by the end of 2017. A total of 621 fibreboard production lines were dismantled or closed down, eliminating over 20 million cubic metres of production capacity. However, fibreboard output had rebounded within a year.  More than …

Editor’s pickMDF is the future of Furniture in India

11-09-2018
MDF, India, furniture market, ready-made furniture, plywood, particleboard, GREENPANEL

India’s furniture market is undergoing a major shift with a move towards ready-made furniture and a rising preference for medium density fibre (MDF) over plywood in line with the global trends. Moreover, the culture of ready-made furniture is being accepted widely across India as we see in the case of IKEA. The growth rate of plywood today …

Editor’s pickGreen River to build third PB line, featuring SE Asia’s longest continuous press

16-08-2018
Green River Panels, Southeast Asia, biggest particleboard plant, longest continuous press, Siempelkamp, Hatyai

Green River Panels is set to build Southeast Asia’s biggest particleboard plant, boasting a 50.4-metre continuous press—the longest in the region. The new line, which is Green River’s third, will see the company double annual production capacity to over one million cubic metres, making it one of the largest production powerhouses …

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