UNIBOARDTM TURNS ON THE MOST ADVANCED TFL PRESS IN NORTH AMERICA WITH A $20 MILLION INVESTMENT
Laval, Quebec – June 8, 2016 – Uniboard, a North American leader in engineered wood products and the original creator of the first synchronized texture (EIR) technology in North America, unveiled its new TFL press today at its Sayabec facility.
During this special event, an exclusive guided tour of the mill was held which featured the new press, TFL #6, the most technologically advanced TFL equipment to date. Guests from across Canada and the US were also treated to an exclusive sneak preview of Uniboard’s new 2017 product line launch. The new Uniboard collection features 3 new finishes and 18 new decors marking an evolutionary step in the advancement of TFL in North America.
Specially designed to manufacture two sided synchronized (EIR) finishes, Uniboard’s new TFL press also has deep embossing TFL capabilities, the first of its kind in North America.
“With the new 2017 collection, Uniboard will have launched 7 new finishes and close to 60 new colours in the past 3 years, the most of any TFL manufacturer in North America,” says Don Raymond, VP Marketing and US Sales at Uniboard. “This new press revolutionizes the industry as it will meet the evolving needs of the market in terms of flexibility to add new and more technical finishes. This investment demonstrates the commitment that Uniboard has in being the leader in its industry and to being able to continuously offer the most innovative products to its customers.” The official launch of the 2017 collection will occur at the International Woodworking Fair (IWF) in Atlanta on August 24, 2016.
To learn more about Uniboard products, visit the website at www.uniboard.com.
Uniboard Canada Inc. is a leading North American manufacturer of engineered wood products, with an installed capacity of over 640 million square feet of raw particleboard, high-density and medium-density fiberboard, of which over 50% is converted into value-added thermally fused laminate and laminate flooring products. Uniboard’s mills in Val-d’Or, Sayabec, Mont-Laurier and Laval employ over 800 people. Its products are sold to retailers, distributors and finished goods manufacturers, which cater to the kitchen cabinet, furniture, office, home renovation and construction industries, as well as to the floor covering industry. For more information, please go to: www.uniboard.com.
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