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.
As one of the largest plywood producers in North America, Richmond Plywood (Richply) has remained steadfast on the banks of British Columbia’s Fraser River. Peeling an average of 500,000 cubic meters of logs annually, Richply offers a full range of softwood plywood. This includes almost everything from sheathing to high-end specialty panels.
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