Küpeliler Endustri AS — Turkish based business dealing in cement, packaging, and wood-based panel industries — has placed orders with Siempelkamp for a new OSB and particleboard plant. The continuous OSB plant will be the first of its kind to be assembled in Turkey.
The new Siempelkamp OSB plant will support Küpeliler Endustri AS in increasing its board quality and implementing higher plant availability. With the brand “Westboard,” Küpeliler demonstrates its many years of experience with OSB material, which is mainly used in the construction industry (e.g., for cladding). The company thus provides attractive alternatives to expensive plywood and serves the rapidly growing demand from the construction and packaging industries. The quality of the OSB panels is enhanced by the special surface finish, the “OSB-ContiFinish.”
The second new order was placed by Küpeliler Endustri with its German partner for its particleboard division. This new investment replaces a single-level line at the Eskişehir site, which has been in production for 40 years. The particleboard division was established and continuously expanded back in the 1980s under the company name Suntasan, part of the Küpeliler Group since 2006. In Eskişehir, the company focuses not only on production but also on the tempering of the boards.
In commenting on the two orders, Ulrich Kaiser, Head of Sales Siempelkamp said, “We are pleased to be able to support Küpeliler’s innovative strength with two plant concepts at the same time, especially since we can place a first in the Turkish market with the OSB plant.”
The two orders represent currently 32 ContiRoll projects that Siempelkamp has realized with Turkish customers in 27 years.
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Turkish Küpeliler Endustri to build new OSB and particleboard plants