The panels are being produced on a Siempelkamp 9ft x 28.8m ContiRoll press. Founded in 2017, Shandong Huan Ge Decoration Co Ltd specializes in the production of high-quality MDF for interior construction and follows an integrated approach that includes in-house research and development in addition to production and sales.

The complete plant, contracted in 2018, is described by Siempelkamp as the first fully imported production plant for ultra-thin and extra-wide MDF in China. The annual production capacity of the new plant is 250,000m3, with the plant being designed for a board thickness range of 1mm to 9mm.

The project’s scope of supply includes the complete Siempelkamp process line with matforming machine, pre-press, and compactor. The latter protects the steel belts in the press and enables plant operators to achieve a significant increases incapacity and quality, especially for the production of thin MDF boards.

Trimming units and diagonal saws and a fully automated storage system are also part of the order volume.

Siempelkamp was also assigned with the technical planning as well as the supervision and coordination of assembly and commissioning.