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Roseburg to acquire Pembroke MDF in Ontario, Canada

MDF, Ontario, Canada, Pembroke, Roseburg

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products has reached an agreement to purchase Pembroke’s medium density fiberboard (MDF) and moulding production facilities in Ontario, Canada. Upon final due diligence and Board of Director approval, the parties expect the sale to close by April 9, 2018. The acquisition will be Roseburg’s first …

Editor’s pickFAO: Global wood production growth accelerates

FAO, global wood production, OSB, particleboard, MDF

MDF in a factory in Vietnam Global production of major wood products surged in 2016 for the seventh consecutive year with a growth rate of three to six per cent, according to new data published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. The fastest increase in major wood products (industrial roundwood, sawnwood, wood-based panels, wood …

Century Ply's new MDF line nears completion

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

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

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

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 …