Successful startup of Sunds Fibertech’s mat pre-heater (PressBooster) in Guangxi Sunway Forest Products Industry, China


Sunds Fibertech’s newly launched PressBooster, a mat pre-heater with a unique design with steam injection plates installed head to head with the press. With the PressBooster the capacity on the press can be increased with 20 %. The PressBooster can be installed for new and existing lines.


“With the PressBooster we have increased our capacity with 20 % on 18 mm board, we have also been able to improve surface quality. Our specific pressure in the press in the high-pressure zone has been reduced by 30 %. Sunds team was able to install the mat pre-heater on set time and startup was going as planned ” says Mr. Chen, General Manager Sunway.



  • 20% capacity increase
  • 30% reduction of specific pressure in high-pressure zone
  • Improved board surface

Facts Guangxi Sunway Forest Products Industry

  • MDF plant started in 2005
  • 350,000 mt/y, Press length 42.8 m, width 9 feet
  • 10 % Flooring, 40 % Interior, 50 % Furniture
  • 2–3 different products per day.


For further information, please contact us directly or via your local Sunds Fibertech representative.