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AV Nackawic chooses Fuji King Debarker


May 11, 2012
By Carmanah Design and Manufacturing Inc.

May 11, 2012, Surrey, BC - Carmanah Design and Manufacturing Inc. have supplied a Fuji King Debarker to the AV Nackawic Inc. Pulp mill located in Nackawic, NB.

May 11, 2012, Surrey, BC – Carmanah Design and Manufacturing Inc. have supplied a Fuji King Debarker to the AV Nackawic Inc. Pulp mill located in Nackawic, NB.

The Fuji King Debarker, a single KD6/120DT, replaced a pair of rotary style Debarkers. The change has resulted in higher capacity, improved bark removal, increased fibre yield and greatly reduced maintenance and downtime. Start-up was October 2011.

CARMANAH Design and Manufacturing Inc. (CARMANAH), a privately-owned Canadian company located in Surrey, B.C., designs and manufactures equipment for the panel and engineered wood products, pulp and paper, and sawmill industries.

Providing leading edge technology and equipment to optimize fibre utilization for the production of wood-based panels, CARMANAH’s product line includes SmartDISC and SmartRING Stranders, Rotary Debarkers and Conveying/Feeding equipment. As a global leader in stranding technology, CARMANAH holds an impressive 80% of the market share in this field.

Carmanah’s equipment for the sawmill industry includes Chippers, Screens and Debarkers. Carmanah has a long history supplying and servicing chippers and providing OEM quality parts globally, with chipper brands that include Sumner, Black Clawson, CAE and Nicholson for waste-wood, whole-log, pellet and veneer applications.

CARMANAH has a license agreement with the Fuji Kogyo Company of Japan to manufacture and sell the Fuji King Rotary Debarker. The product has done extremely well with sales of over 200 units globally.

About Carmanah Design and Manufacturing Inc.

CARMANAH is also a major service centre for pulp and paper equipment repair and refurbishment. Many of CARMANAH's employees are graduates of local technical institutions such as the British Columbia Institute of Technology, and the engineering and forestry faculties of the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University.


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