Uniboard(R) Canada invests $3 million in thermally fused melamine capacity at its Sayabec, Quebec operation
LAVAL, QC, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Uniboard, a North American
leader in engineered wood products, is investing $3 million to increase
thermally fused melamine capacity and improve efficiency at its
Sayabec, Quebec operations.
The Company’s Sayabec plant, already one of North America’s most
efficient and flexible thermally fused melamine producers, will make
major investments to its TFM press #3 production line. Work will begin
in the fourth quarter of 2012 with an expected completion of January
2013. Major upgrades will provide increased capacity to supply a wider
range of finishes, such as its recently-launched RIO(TM) and High Gloss
finishes to meet the growing demand of its customer base.
Uniboard’s President and CEO James Hogg stated: “This investment not
only increases our thermally fused melamine capacity but will also keep
us at the leading edge of technology. As the leader in Quebec, Ontario
and the Northeast United States markets, this investment will allow
Uniboard to better service our customers.”
“This major capital expenditure reinforces Sayabec’s position as a North
American thermally fused melamine leader and reconfirms to our
employees, the community and our customers our continued commitment to
setting the standard,” Said Claude Leblanc, Sayabec’s Director of
Operations who will oversee the project.
About Uniboard(® )Canada Inc.
Uniboard® Canada Inc. is a leading North American manufacturer of
engineered wood products, with 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 melamine
and laminate flooring products. 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 thermally fused melamine panels in
North America. More information at: www.uniboard.com
SOURCE UNIBOARD CANADA INC.