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Panel Manufacturing

Al Talah Board, a panel manufacturing company from Abu Dhabi, UAE, produced its first branded Desert Board on a new Dieffenbacher plant using recycled date palm tree waste to manufacture oriented-strand boards (OSB) in December 2021. The sustainable plant by Dieffenbacher uses about 15% of the 500,000 tonnes of...
Accsys has upgraded its manufacturing capabilities with a new wood handling machine and process, which have now entered the commissioning stage at its flagship facility in Arnhem, the Netherlands. Accsys specialises in wood processing and modified wood production, and constructing and operating acetylation plants, and have developed Accoya and...
Laminex, a producer of wood panels and laminate products based in Australia, has selected Argos Solutions for automatic grading systems for their melamine production lines.The Argos Grading System automates the inspection of all types of surface defects in decorative surfaces. The optical inspection system checks the surface for the...
Wanhua Ecoboard, the panel division of the Chinese methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) glue producer Wanhua Industrial Group, has ordered two lines from Dieffenbacher that will enable it to begin producing straw-based supermechanical strength particleboard (Super PB) in 2023. Wanhua Ecoboard has now ordered 10 production lines from Dieffenbacher.The production...
Baahu Panels, a subsidiary of panel manufacturer Greenply Industries, has ordered a Siempelkamp plant for the production of medium-density fibreboard (MDF) and high-density fibreboard (HDF).Greenply focuses on the processing of eucalyptus resources for board production at the Vadodara location in the state of Gujarat in western India. The...
International technology group Andritz has received an order from Gutex, a manufacturer of wood fibre insulation products, to supply a second fibre preparation system for the production of insulation board in Eschbach, Germany. Start-up is scheduled for Q2 2023. The scope of supply comprises a complete fibre preparation line,...
South African wood-based panel producer PG Bison has signed a contract with Siempelkamp for the purchase of its fourth Siempelkamp plant within 15 years. Together with the three other plants, PG Bison's annual production output will exceed the 1 million m3 mark.The order includes a press line with ContiRoll...
International technology group Andritz has completed the start-up of a pressurised refining system supplied to Biyang Huifeng Wood Industry Board at its medium-density fibreboard (MDF) production plant in Henan, China.Andritz reported that with the new pressurised refining system, the customer is capable of processing poplar wood chips as raw...
Turkish wood-based panel producer Kastamonu Entegre has placed an order for an 8ft x 63.7m medium-density fibreboard (MDF) wood-based panel plant with ContiRoll. Siempelkamp claimed this makes it the longest of the 32 ContiRolls and the longest continuous press on the Turkish market, thus creating a new mega site...
Sensor-based sorting specialist, Tomra Recycling, has further strengthened its offering for the global wood recycling sector by becoming applying deep learning, a subset of artificial intelligence, in wood recycling solutions.The company has combined its AUTOSORT technology with its deep learning-based sorting add-on, GAIN, to create a solution that can...