Tag Archives: fiberboard

Andritz plant to prepare date palm waste for fiberboard production

Andritz will supply a complete fiber preparation line for a greenfield plant in the Toshka area in the south of Egypt. The pioneering and eco-friendly plant will produce high-density and medium-density fiberboard (HDF/MDF) from date palm fronds, a material normally considered farm waste.   Andritz will execute this order in cooperation with the engineering, procurement […]

Russian production of wood-based panels falls to level of twelve years ago due to sanctions

In 2022, the production of particleboard and OSB in Russia decreased by 10.5%, to 10.3 million m3, and this of fibreboard and MDF declined by 12.1%, to 649 million m3. Plywood output fell by 28.8% to 3.24 million m3. The reason for the decline in the production of wood-based panels was the closure of the […]

ProJet appoints new Sales Representative in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Zimbabwe

ProJet has appointed Rogortec Ltd. located in Durban as its exclusive Sales Agent to offer solutions to the pulp and paper, fiberboard, nonwovens, composite- and wood-panel, and various other industries in South America, Nigeria, Kenya and Zimbabwe for its entire range of products. Rogortec can be contacted through: • Neville Philps, neville.philps@rogortec.co.za • Richard Philps, Richard.philps@rogortec.co.za • […]

Mayr-Melnhof to take over International Paper’s Kwidzyn pulp, paper and board mill

With the acquisition, Mayr-Melnhof will expand its virgin fiberboard business and enter flexible packaging and woodfree uncoated paper operations. Austria’s Mayr-Melnhof and International Paper (IP) have entered into a purchase and sale agreement on IP’s pulp, paper, and board mill in Kwidzyn, Poland. Mayr-Melnhof puts the purchase price at €670m on a cash and debt-free […]

Chinese government suspends operations of some domestic paper mills due to ecology issues

High level of harmful emissions continues to be one of the major problems of the Chinese timber processing complex, despite the efforts, which have been taken by the government to solve the problem in recent years, according to recent statements of some Chinese media and local analysts in the field of paper business.   As […]