25, May 2020 -

A new wood panel factory in Brazil

A new wood panel factory in Brazil


Wood panel manufacturer Berneck has announced to the furniture market a new wood paneling factory, which will produce MDF and sawn woods. The unit is expected to be inaugurated in January 2021, in the municipality of Lages (SC).

With a R$ 850 million investment, the new unit is expected to generate up to 350 direct jobs and benefit the entire local economy. The other plants of the group are located in Curitibanos (SC) and Araucária (PR).

The new unit will have the capacity to produce 570 thousand cubic meters of MDF per year, without melamine coating. The focus is to serve industries in furniture, construction, automotive, electronics and packaging industries. The factory park will also have the capacity to produce another 450,000 cubic meters of sawn wood per year.

Source: Ibá

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