Editor’s pickSiempelkamp produces “Happy Chinese New Year” board on a new MDF/HDF production line in China

11-02-2019

Siempelkamp, one of the leading system suppliers for press technology, has produced the first board on a new MDF/HDF production line in China in the beginning of February. This means the completion of the plant is in its final stages and in accordance with the timetable. The installation of the plant started in April 2018. After becoming fully operational, the plant will produce 300,000 cm3 of MDF/HDF annually.

The line is designed for the high-speed production of thin boards and includes a 9’ x 33.8 m ContiRoll® Generation 8 press. The scope of supply also included a flash tube dryer, a fiber sifter, the resin dosing system with Ecoresinator, a mat compactor and a mat preheating system. Furthermore, Siempelkamp provided the finishing line with a multi-diagonal saw, a cooling and stacking line as well as an automated high-stack storage system. The production management will be administered with Siempelkamp’s process control technology Prod-IQ® as a full package.

The customer of this plant is the Chinese Yekalon Group which, among other things, produces and sells high quality laminate flooring and other wood based panel products for the building and interior decoration sector.