Egger produces first board in the new MDF plant at Gagarin / RUS

Holtec supplied a 3-rotor-debarker (HOLTEC Vario Barker)

The Egger Drevprodukt has built up a new MDF/HDF plant at Gagarin / Russia (approx. 150 km west of Moskau), where the first board was produced on 04. April 2016. The installation was thereby concluded earlier than anticipated. Over the next few weeks the single system sections will be optimized. In the second quarter the usual production should be start.

Holtec supplies the 8th wood yard for the Egger Group. For the first time, Holtec supplied a 3-rotor-debarker (type VarioBarker 2 x 12.000 / 3R), which reaches capacities of 100 to b.d./h with logs up to 6m length. The first chips have been produced already at the beginning of January 2016.