EGGER Romania invested into establishment of an integrated circuit for the collection and recycling of secondary wood. According to the announcement, the company installed two platforms for collection of wood and wood recycling and commissioned a plant based biomass factory in Rădăuţi.
The EUR 23.9 million investment into the projects.
Ioan Banciu, technical director of EGGER Eastern Europe division, commented:
“Our objective for 2020 is to recycle more than 150,000 tonnes of materials based on wood annually, equivalent to more than 30 percent of the volume of wood from forest works.”
The recycling facility and platforms of EGGER Timberpak are collecting recyclable wood: damaged pallets, old furniture, scrap wood particle board, wood packaging waste wood from construction and demolition waste, municipal wood waste or biomass
The company is one of the leading European groups in the wood-based material industry. Started its story in 1961 with commissioning of the chipboard plant in St. Johann (Austria), now production plants are located all across the Europe including CIS states. On the reporting date of 30th April 2015, the EGGER Group had 7,400 employees, sales in 2014/15 financial year accounted EUR 2.3 Bn.