Andritz to supply pressurized refining system to Kim Tin MDF Chon Thanh Corporation

From left to right: Christoph Leitner, Sales engineer, ANDRITZ Panelboard; Thuy Duong, Purchasing Officer, Kim Tin Group; Michael Rupp, Vice President ANDRITZ Panelboard; Mr. Dai, Director, Kim Tin MDF Chon Thanh, Mrs. Trang, Head of Equipment Purchasing, Kim Tin Group; Hoang Van Thuy, Project Leader and Head of Technology, Kim Tin MDF Chon Thanh. Photo : Andritz

ANDRITZ has received an order from Kim Tin MDF Chon Thanh Corporation to supply a chip washing and pressurized refining system for its new MDF production line in Minh Thanh Commune, Binh Phuoc province, Vietnam.

Start-up is planned for the third quarter of 2023.

The new pressurized refining system will feature a design capacity of 48 bdmt/h and process rubberwood chips for producing various types of MDF products.

Hoang Van Thuy, Project Leader and Head of Technology at Kim Tin MDF Chon Thanh Corporation, says: “Excellent fiber properties are absolutely essential for top-quality MDF products. ANDRITZ’s well-proven refining technology not only ensures excellent fiber quality, but also top performance, high reliability and easy maintenance. Based on the numerous top references available – especially in the Asian market – we decided to partner with ANDRITZ Panelboard.”

Kim Tin MDF Chon Thanh Corporation is part of the Vietnamese Kim Tin Group, headquartered in Ho-Chi-Minh City and founded in 2000. The Kim Tin Group is active in various business fields and ranks among the most important MDF producers in Vietnam.