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Uniboard invests $250 million to modernize and expand its Quebec plant

LAVAL, Quebec –Uniboard, the largest Canadian based producer of biocomposites and value-added products servicing a variety of interior and exterior uses, has invested $250 million in a new state-of-the-art particleboard press line at its Val-d’Or plant.  The new continuous press will feature the latest in particleboard production technologies. Construction will begin in the summer of 2022 and start-up is targeted for 2025. Approximately 190 people will be employed at the plant when the project is completed.

Woodworking Industry News

Weima’s solutions for waste wood shredding and compaction on display at Holz-Handwerk 2022

For decades, Weima has relied on individually configured shredders and briquetting presses that are manufactured exclusively in Germany. Of the more than 1,200 machines delivered each year, hardly any two machines are the same.  At the Holz-Handwerk 2022 trade fair in Nuremberg, the Ilsfeld company will be presenting its wide range of solutions for the processing of all types of waste wood.

Woodworking Industry News

BIFMA announces board changes and a new member

CHICAGO — The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association has announced several board changes and the election of a new board member. Jeff Lorenger, acting chair of the BIFMA board, and president & CEO of HNI Corp., said that one of those changes related to the association's bylaws as it relates to the number and type of seats on the board.