THE COUNTDOWN IS ON! OUR NEW MDF PLANT AT MONCURE, NC, IS 90% COMPLETE
Laval, Québec (October, 1 2009) – Uniboard is pleased to announce that its plant in Moncure, North Carolina is 90% complete and with just a few months until production begins, construction continues to progress on schedule.
‘‘This new facility will become the centerpiece of our Moncure operations and is a key component to our US growth strategy’’ says Mr. James Hogg, CEO of Uniboard. Moncure MDF will be manufactured using the most technologically advanced equipment and processes, resulting in superior quality material that will be unmatched in terms of product flexibility and consistent product characteristics. Superior surface quality, uniform density, precisely controlled thicknesses and sanding smoothness are just some of the qualities our customers can expect.
‘‘The addition of MDF to our production lineup at Moncure makes us a true one-stop shop for manufacturers and distributors,’’ says Mr. Hogg, adding that ‘‘this will revolutionize the panel landscape in North America by providing our customers with access to a full range of engineered wood products from a single source.’’ Start-up is planned for Q4 2009.
About Uniboard (a subsidiary of Pfleiderer AG)
Uniboard is a leading North American manufacturer of engineered wood products, with installed capacity of over 900 million square feet of raw particleboard, high density and medium density fiber board, of which over 50% is converted into value added melamine and laminated flooring products. Uniboard is the only producer of laminated flooring products in Canada. Its products are sold to retailers, distributors and finished goods manufacturers, which cater to the kitchen cabinet industry, the furniture industry, the renovation and construction industries, as well as to the floor covering industry. Uniboard is the largest supplier of thermofused melamine panels in North America.
For further information, please contact:
Lise Plante Product Manager 450 973-7270