EGGER Wood Products Launches Virtual Factory Tour
The experience provides a behind-the-scenes look at the new production facility
LEXINGTON, North Carolina, August 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – EGGER Wood Products Now Offers a Virtual Tour of the New $ 500 million manufacturing plant in Lexington, NC â its first production site in North America. The online factory tour takes a behind-the-scenes look at the raw particleboard and thermofused laminate (TFL) production processes in the state-of-the-art factory.
The virtual tour includes 13 video segments, each focusing on different areas of the facility and following the production process from the arrival of raw materials to packaging and shipping of the final products. Videos shed light on the plant’s highly automated systems, with additional segments providing an overview of the company’s 60-year history, an overview of the EGGER Design Center, and a summary of the learning programs of both and four years of the business.
“This resource allows our customers, partners and the local community to discover, up close but from their home or office, the extent of EGGER’s investment in a” made in the ” United States“Product” said Carston ritterbach, plant manager, commercial services. “Providing this experience virtually opens it up to a wider audience.”
Construction of the million square foot facility began in April 2018. Despite numerous weather challenges and an ongoing global pandemic, production started on schedule in September 2020. EGGER Wood Products now employs over 400 people.
Additional construction phases will continue over the next 10 to 15 years, depending on market conditions, including additional rolling lines, finishing lines for value-added production and a second particleboard production line. , creating 370 additional jobs.
To view the factory virtual tour, visit egger.com/lexington. To schedule a factory tour in person, send an email [emailÂ protected].
Founded in 1961 in St. Johann in Tyrol, Austria, EGGER GROUP is more than $ 3.5 billion Private family business employing more than 10,400 people. EGGER is a global leader in the manufacture of wood-based materials for the furniture and interior design, flooring and construction products industries. The company’s wide range of value-added products includes Thermofused Laminates (TFL), laminates, edgebanding, raw particleboard, medium density fibreboard (MDF), MDF moldings and laminate flooring. With 20 production sites worldwide, EGGER Wood Products LLC is the company’s first production site in North America. The state-of-the-art particle board manufacturing plant with TFL lamination capabilities began production in September 2020. The total investment of the project, once completed, will be approximately $ 700 million and will create around 770 direct jobs.
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