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Borg has EPA approval for wood residue recovery

Borg Manufacturing Oberon

Borg Manufacturing has received EPA approval to implement an Urban Wood Residue recovery process. The EPA exemption allows Borg to recover a range of raw materials from other businesses, including softwood offcuts (included treated pine), LVL and glulam offcuts and, wood pallets and crates. Source: Timberbiz

In NSW collection facilities have been established at Oberon, St Mary’s and Somersby on the central coast with a plan to open facilities in Brisbane and Melbourne in 2020.

The company is also looking at flexible ways to collect wood directly from customers, either in bins provided, in bulk bags, or in special trucks being added to the fleet.

Every circumstance is different, depending on the volumes and geographical location, but Borg is open to discussion to find ways that work for both parties where possible.

Borg has three sites in New South Wales at Oberon, Charmhaven and Somersby. The Charmhaven site is the leading manufacturer of cabinet doors in Australia.

With the acquisition of Carter Holt Harvey’s Oberon MDF facility, Borg manufactures medium density fibreboard (MDF).

The Oberon facility also manufactures Ultraprime MDF Mouldings, Readicote Door Skins and the with recent purchase of the Structaflor facility now produce Yellow Tongue flooring.

In addition to MDF manufacturing, Borg Manufacturing obtained the Carter Holt Harvey Particle Board facility in Mt. Gambier.