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Editor’s pickMetro orders new forming and press line from Siempelkamp

05-12-2019
Siempelkamp, Metro, Thailand, wood-based panel, manufacturer, forming and press line, MDF plant

At the end of October, Metro, one of Thailand's leading wood-based panel producers, confirmed its commitment to Siempelkamp with an order for a new forming and press line for an MDF plant at the Kanchanburi site. This order continues a long-standing business relationship under new auspices: Metro President Chatchai Piyasombatkul and Christoph …

Editor’s pickDongwha/Vietnam orders 47 m long Siempelkamp MDF press again

18-10-2019
Siempelkamp, Dongwha, Vietnam Rubber Group, MDF press, MDF plant, Vietnam, Hanoi, Acacia, ContiRoll Gerenation 9 NEO

Dongwha, Asia's largest producer of engineered wood from Korea, is securing the "longest MDF press in Asia" for the second time with another 8' x 47.1 m press. The new, third Siempelkamp plant ordered by the company is designed for processing the demanding raw material acacia. Already in 2010 and 2015, the company VRG Dongwha, a joint venture of …

Editor’s pickAustralia's Borg orders new MDF forming and press line from Siempelkamp

03-10-2019
Siempelkamp, Borg Manufacturing, melamine-coated boards, MDF forming line, MDF press line, ContiRoll, Siempelkamp Compactor, LIGNA 2019, Australia

Borg Manufacturing Pty Ltd, Australia's leading producer of melamine-coated boards, has ordered a new MDF forming and press line for its Oberon site. With this order, the company repeatedly relies on Siempelkamp support. Borg Manufacturing Pty Ltd. replaces an old multi-opening line with an MDF forming and press line including ContiRoll® in …

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 pick25 years in the business

13-08-2018
Henning Gloede, Managing Director, Siempelkamp Singapore, wood panels machinery, ASEAN, Conti ROll presses, MDF, particleboard

Henning Gloede, Managing Director, Siempelkamp Singapore. All things considered, Henning Gloede had a very exciting life. He is German by birth, but only spent eight of his 53 years in Germany. He grew up in Jakarta in the 1960s when his family moved there for his father’s job. By the time he returned to Europe for further studies, his …

Editor’s pickProducts preferred all over the world carry the signature of Kastamonu Entegre

06-08-2018
Kastamonu Entegre, MDF, particleboard, laminate flooring

Kastamonu Entegre, a Turkish panel producer, has become a major manufacturer with 18 production facilities in the country and abroad since its first particleboard plant in 1971. It manufactures raw and melamine coated MDF and particleboard (which are also fire-and moisture-resistant), laminate flooring, painted panels, honeycomb decorative …

Editor’s pickAction Tesa produces first board on a Gen 8 ContiRoll

26-07-2018
Action Tesa, MDF board, Gen 8 Conti Roll, Siempelkamp, panel production, forming and press line, EcoSifter, Sitarganj, HDF boards

Action Tesa’s first MDF board on a Gen 8 Conti Roll shows us what the future will be: fast-growing, perennial crops for boards. Some years ago, Action Tesa and Siempelkamp met at IndiaWood. It would be the first of many meetings between the Indian conglomerate and German technology leader in wood-based panel production. By July 2016, …

Editor’s pickIMAL presents its latest technology for MDF production

25-07-2018
IMAL, Dynasteam, Dynasteam press, IMAL FiberCam, MDF plant, fibre resination system, nanotechnology

  The Hi-Jet system designed by IMAL is a fibre resination system which injects resin into the blow line at 100 bar and over, and which has been in operation worldwide for several years now. This new technology has also been referred to as “nanotechnology” as the concept is principally based on the micronisation of glue lumps …

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