Greenply starts production at new MDF plant in India

Posted April 24, 2018

Greenply Industries Ltd. has started production at its new MDF plant in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India. The new line is the second MDF project that the Indian wood-based panel producer and the Eppingen-based plant manufacturer Dieffenbacher have completed together. The first plant was commissioned in 2009.

At 56 meters long, the Dieffenbacher CPS at the core of the plant is the longest continuous press in Asia. Other plant components ordered from Dieffenbacher in 2015 were a fiber dryer, two SGF sifters, a gluing system, forming station including a scalper with a correction module, a forming line and finishing line with triple diagonal saw, two Lukki storage systems, and a sanding line with cut-to-size saw and exhaust system.

On its new line, Greenply produces 1,400 m3 of high-quality MDF per day. As raw material, mainly fast-growing woods such as eucalyptus will be used.



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