MDF import substitution is advancing in Mexico with three plants now fully operational
The three new MDF plants installed in Mexico by Proteak, Duraplay and Masisa - now Arauco - since 2016 are now fully operational and the process of import substitution of MDF panels in the Mexican market has advanced.
Hardwoods Distribution completes overhaul of its import plywood supply chain
Hardwoods Distribution Inc (HDI) has completed an overhaul of its import plywood supply chain, transitioning US operations supply options away from China, diversifying the origins of its flagship brand, Dragon Ply.
Egger particleboard plant in Biskupiec, Poland starts production
Egger’s state-of-the-art particleboard production plant in Biskupiec, Poland has commenced operation. It is the Egger Group’s 19th plant in the world, with a capacity of 650,000m3 of particleboard representing an investment of €440m.
Ecuadorian particleboard exports grow 7% in first five months of 2019
With a 7.0% growth in the first five months of 2019, Ecuadorian medium density particleboard (MDP) exports exceeded US$51m.
Colombian imports of particleboard up 13% to US$43.5m
In the first five months of the year Colombian imports of medium density particleboard (MDP) reached US$43.5m.
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