Oct 16, 2008. /Lesprom.com/. Metso will supply a new fiber preparation line to Siempelkamp Group for installation at Art Progress MDF (medium density fiberboard) plant in Ukraine, company anounced. Start-up is scheduled for January 2010. The value of the order is below Euro 10 million and it is included in Metso Paper´s Q3 orders received.
The greenfield MDF plant will be the first in Ukraine with a continuous press and an EVO Defibrator system, designed for production of 37 tons/hour of unresinated fiber. The raw material is of 100 % pine and the end product is sanded MDF in a thickness span of 3-40 mm.
The equipment from Metso includes a debarking drum, a disc chipper, chip silos for storage of chips, a chip screen, a chip washer, a defibrator system, process automation as well as erection supervision, start-up and commissioning.