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Sunds Fibertech is about to deliver a new generation of resin-saving equipment to ARAUCO

 Friday, May 17, 2024

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Sunds Fibertech signs a prospective agreement with ARAUCO

Sunds Fibertech signs an agreements with ARAUCO, that is one of the biggest producer of wood based panels. Through the newly signed contracts Sunds Fibertech will supply a new generation of resin-saving equipment to ARAUCO. Sunds Fibertech’s Internal Resin Injection System provides guaranteed glue savings while improving uptime for MDF producers, especially when producing with MDI resins.

The order from ARAUCO is the fifth Internal Resin Injection System sold since its launch at Ligna 2023.
ARAUCO is a global leading manufacturer of forest products, serving customers with excellence in manufacturing and distribution of wood products. ARAUCO Group has invested in the Internal Resin Injection System for their plant in Trupan, Chile. Sunds Fibertech will deliver a complete resin dosing and injection system, including automation and start-up. The start-up will be done in Q4, 2024.

“This investment fits very well with our strategy to use the latest technology to meet ARAUCO‘s sustainability targets. We are looking forward to executing this project with Sunds Fibertech,” says Raul Muñoz, CTO, ARAUCO Group.
Injecting resin from the center of the blowline will save resin by optimal mixing and requires less maintenance as it has only one nozzle. The system can be used for both UF and MDI resin.

“We are proud to have ARAUCO as our first reference customer in South America for this groundbreaking new technology. With the steadily rising demand for boards with no-added formaldehyde, we see great potential for the Internal Resin Injection System, not only in South America,” says Marcos Zamora, Managing Director LATAM.

Discover a multitude of cutting-edge process technologies for panelboard production through Sunds Fibertech. The company’s commitment lies in customising the equipment to impeccably suit the operational needs. The company maintains its quality check in case of integrating new machinery or enhancing existing setups. The company can be a perfect partner to work for unprecedented commercial advantages while championing environmental sustainability.

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