Richmond PlywoodCanada, Richmond
Richmond Plywood had Veneer Patching Line R7 installed to optimize the production line, doubling the patching capacity.
Doubling patching capacity and reducing labor requirements at Richmond Plywood
Richply had installed a first generation P1 Patchman successfully 8 years ago. However, their diverse customer base needed high quality sheets, and it was crucial to increase patching capacity to meet demand. They also needed to address declining labor interest in operating the machine. The Veneer Patching Line R7 (previously P2 Patching line) offered a solution that would address both issues, as well as optimizing the production line to stay competitive.
Founded in 1957, Columbia Forest Products (CFP) is North America’s largest manufacturer of hardwood plywood and hardwood veneer products. Columbia’s decorative interior veneers and panels are used in high-end cabinetry, fine furniture, architectural millwork and commercial fixtures. Columbia’s products are sold through a network of wholesale distributors, mass merchandisers and original equipment manufacturers.
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