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Click on the dates below to find out about some of the latest improvements throughout the EGGER Hexham site.
Impregnation linesVits 1 2011 and Vits 2 2015
Higher quantities and improved the quality of impregnated paper
New automated loading racks reduce risk of damage
Increased speed = impregnate heavier papers without losing significant time
Lamination - E line2012
5th lamination line provides capacity for future customer growth of our customers, improves efficiency and flexibility
Produces deeper textures - latest investment ST37 & ST38 (Feelwood textures)
Produces multi layer constructions & synchronised pore textures
From spring 2018 – investing in camera technology double-sided synchronised pore.
The new warehouse provides extra capacity and has 5 loading bays so allows quicker turn arounds for transport - improving logistics and material flow.
Tongue & Groove lineNovember 2016
Produces - EGGER P5, EGGER Protect, EGGER Peel Clean Xtra, caravan panels, master panels and ripcuts.
Investment in the new line utilises the very latest technology to boost productivity and give us the capability to further secure supply to the UK market for many years to come.
Lamination - B lineApril 2017
Secure capacity, as new line is designed for volume and provides reliable production.
At 27 years old the old B line went through 40 million cycles, which is the equivalent to 2.8 million m3.
Increased storage for New Collection laminates, edging, upstands and splashbacks.
Improving logistics and amount of stock (to benefit customers)
Electric machinery to reduce pollution
Improvements to Hexham plant
Here we can see how the investments since 2011 have improved the Hexham plant.