CenturyPly successfully produced first fibers with its recently installed Andritz pressurized refining system at its medium-density fiberboard (MDF) production plant in Punjab, India.
At the same time, the company placed an order for another Andritz pressurized refining system for its MDF line in Andhra Pradesh, India. This will be the third system supplied by Andritz to CenturyPly.
The new state-of-the-art fiber preparation system will have a design capacity of 37 tons per hour and process eucalyptus and poplar wood chips for producing high-quality MDF. Its start-up is scheduled for the second half of 2023.
CenturyPly, part of Century Plyboards (India) Ltd., is one of the leading wood-based panels producers in India.
Andritz Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue.