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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...
Headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City, the Vietnamese Kim Tin Group has commissioned Dieffenbacher to supply two medium-density fibreboard (MDF) plants, with a combined production capacity of 1 million m3 per year, for its sites in Chon Thanh, Binh Phuoc province and Dau Giay, Dong Nai province.Founded in 2000,...
With forest areas declining worldwide and wood resources becoming scarcer and consequently more expensive, it is important to sustainably and economically use raw timber resources by turning them into wood-based materials. The potential for this responsible and economical use of wood can be found in the size reduction technology...
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...