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Panel Manufacturing

Sonae Arauco is officially inaugurating a particleboard line at the Beeskow plant in Brandenburg, Germany. According to the company, the investment in the new line amounts to over €50 million and is part of the Beeskow 50+ project, which refers to both the investment and the site's more than...
Berneck, a wood-based panel exporting company in Brazil, has commissioned Dieffenbacher to supply an 84mW energy system and a drum dryer for its medium-density particleboard (MDP) plant in Curitibanos, Santa Catarina.Headquartered in Araucária in the Brazilian state of Paraná, Berneck specialises in MDP, medium-density fibreboard (MDF) and high-density...
Büttner has announced that its contract with Smartply, an oriented-strand board (OSB) based in Ireland, for the renewal of Smartply's entire energy and drying systems at the Waterford location in July 2020 has concluded.Four existing older drum dryers were to be replaced by a new, large type 7x38 Büttner...
Siempelkamp has announced that Mekong Wood MDF Joint Stock Company, a Vietnamese wood-based panel manufacturer, has placed an order for a complete medium-density fibreboard (MDF) plant with Siempelkamp.According to a press release by Siempelkamp, the plant will be fed by local raw materials acacia and eucalyptus.The heart...
Wanhua Hexiang Board, located in Yangxin county, Binzhou city, Shandong province, China, has successfully completed the start-up of a pressurised refining system delivered by Andritz.Andritz reports that its pressurised refining system uses poplar wood chips as raw material to produce what is reportedly aldehyde-free medium-density fiberboard (MDF) and high-density...
International technology group Andritz has received an order from Kim Tin MDF Chon Thanh Corporation to supply a chip washing and pressurised refining system for its new medium-density fibreboard (MDF) production line in Minh Thanh Commune, Binh Phuoc province, Vietnam. Start-up is planned for Q3 2023.The new pressurised refining...
Announced in a press release by Siempelkamp, Büttner, a company of Siempelkamp that provides energy systems, burners and drying systems, and NEW eco-tec, a Germany-based belt dryer supplier, will cooperate to pool their dryer specialty to achieve a common goal of expanding their portfolios and meeting customer requirements with...
International technology group Andritz has completed the start-up of a high-capacity, pressurised refining system at Guangxi Guoxu Dongteng Wood-Based Panel in Guangxi province, China.The pressurised refining system, featuring a capacity of 45 bone dry metric tonne per hour and a 64-inch disc refiner, is designed to achieve greater fibre...
A new Siempelkamp medium-density fibreboard (MDF) plant has begun assembling in Egypt, ordered by Egyptian manufacturer Wood Technology Company (WOTECH).WOTECH, founded from companies in the Egyptian oil and gas industry, is positioning itself in the areas of environmental protection and resource efficiency with the new Siempelkamp plant at the...
SCM has reconfirmed its attendance at interzum guangzhou, a wood processing and woodworking trade fair event in China, with plans to present its new integrated compact factory — a production model that, if requested, is both modular and reconfigurable, with increasingly advanced automation systems.China continues to be a strategic...