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Uniboard invests $160 million in MDF/HDF plant in U.S.

The construction of Uniboard’s Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) and High Density Fiberboard (HDF) plant in Moncure, North Carolina is proceeding on schedule. Eighty percent of the foundation is complete and 50 per cent of production and warehouse areas are also complete. Most floors that are under the roof have been poured and most heavy equipment has been set in place. Start-up is planned for Q4 2009.


Located in North Carolina, the state-of-the-art MDF facility be able to produce multiple grades, thicknesses and sizes for manufacturers of kitchen cabinetry, office and residential furniture, store fixtures, flooring and molding. The Chatham County plant will also supply material to Pergo, a sister company in the region that develops, manufactures and markets laminate flooring for both residential and commercial applications. Uniboard’s Moncure MDF facility will be part of the Moncure mega-site, which currently offers particleboard and thermofused melamine panels, providing true one-stop-shop capabilities for our customer.

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