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Panel Manufacturing

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...
On 29 Oct 2021, a short-cycle press line made by Siempelkamp produced its first board at Dexco's manufacturing site at Agudos, Brazil. Dexco is a Brazilian wood-based panel producer. Siempelkamp claimed that the time span between the start of assembly and the first board was three months, which is...
In August, Merino Industry, a laminate producer based in India, has placed an order for several machines from Pallmann, who specialises in size reduction within the Siempelkamp Group. The delivery of the Pallmann machines is scheduled for March 2022.The machines are part of a new particleboard plant at Halol...
International technology group Andritz has received an order from Greenply Industries Limited to supply a pressurised refining system for its medium-density fibreboard (MDF) production in Vadodara, Gujarat, India. Start-up is scheduled for Q3 2022.Greenply Industries Limited is a manufacturer of interiors and MDF product ranges, such plywood, decorative veneers,...