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Mill Panel markedly increases

capacity with new press

Dutch Mill Panel B.V. (Mill), manufacturer of wooden door panels, has increased its production capacity by 40% with a new high-performance press. Instead of installing a second-hand press as originally intended, the company decided in favour of... more


Evergreen’s results down due

to lower capacity utilisation

The resumed operation of two production lines and the persisting tough competition in the region led to capacity-utilisation problems at the wood-based panel manufacturer Evergreen Fibreboard Bhd. (EFB) of Parit Rajat in Johor, Malaysia, in the... more

Baishida Fibreboard orders

two refiners from Valmet

Chinese Baishida Fibreboard Group has ordered two EVO50 refiners from Valmet. According to Valmet, the order is included in the incoming orders of the third quarter of 2019. The two refiners are to be installed at subsidiaries Heze Baishida... more

Mieco’s revenue from

export sales down by a third

The wood-based panel manufacturer Mieco Chipboard Bhd. of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, generated consolidated sales revenue of 93.9m MYR (Jan.-March 2018: 80.6m MYR), roughly equivalent to 23.0m US$, in the first quarter of 2019. According to... more

Vanachai achieves turnaround

in sales revenue and EBITDA

The wood-based panel manufacturer Vanachai Group Public Co. Ltd. of Bangkok, Thailand, generated sales revenue of 2.365bn THB (Jan.-March 2018: 2.301bn THB) in the first quarter of 2019, roughly equivalent to 74.2m US$. The growth of 3 %... more

New short-cycle press up

and running in Grajewo

Pfleiderer Group S.A., based in Wroclaw, Poland, has more than doubled laminating capacity at its Grajewo mill to about 30 million m² per year by commissioning a new short-cycle press. Delivered by Wemhöner Surface Technologies GmbH... more

Baumann Group increases

production to 140,000 kitchens

In 2018 the Baumann Group increased production by 7.7% vis à vis 2017 to a total of 140,000 (2017: 130,000) kitchens. According to in-company information, this corresponds to 650 (600) kitchens per day. The two kitchen furniture... more

Sale of Warendorf kitchen

manufacturer to Asian investor

The insolvency administrator of Warendorf – Die Küche GmbH (Warendorf) has agreed the takeover of the kitchen furniture manufacturer with a Hong Kong-based investor. A contract of purchase to this effect was signed on 11 June 2019.... more

Narbutas aiming for

double-digit turnover rise

Lithuanian office furniture manufacturer UAB Narbutas International (Vilnius) is intending to increase turnover at a double-digit rate again in the 2019 financial year. In more specific terms, the company currently expects an increase by one... more

Vilniaus Baldai constructs

new plant for Ikea deliveries

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), London, and the AS Citadele Banka Lithuania (Vilnius) have provided a loan to the total amount of €37m for construction of a new flatpack furniture plant by Lithuanian Vilniaus... more

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