Egger installs CPL line at Giforn plant in Lower Saxony, Germany, to meet growth in applications for continuously pressed laminated panels; investment increases production by 20%

LOS ANGELES , March 20, 2012 () – Austrian wood products manufacturer Egger has invested in a continuous laminate press at its Giforn plant in Lower Saxony in response to growth in applications for continuously pressed laminates (CPL), according to a report by Wood Based Panels International.

The Hymmen line went into production earlier this year
, and has created 20 new jobs and increased CPL production capacity by 20%. Currently, production is at 27 million m2/year, a 4.5 million m2 increase over last year.

A new warehouse is also under construction at Giforn with 1,900 m2 of floor space, to enable Egger to mange the logistics associated with increasing customer demand.

The primary source of this article is Wood Based Panels International, London, on March 19, 2012.

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