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Armstrong Flooring Says VacuPress kilns a Success!

Date posted: April 9, 2018

Armstrong Beverly Plant

Vacutherm is proud to announce the successful startup of the largest and most advanced VacuPress vacuum kiln drying facility ever built.  7 VacuPress8000s are drying 4/4 #2&#3 C maple and hickory for Armstrong’s Flooring products.

Armstrong Floor in Beverly, WV is reducing the time lumber enters the facility to the time it leaves the plant as flooring from 40 days to 4 days.  Combined with an increase in yield and plant productivity from the flatness and stability of the lumber out of the VacuPress kilns this project has created major benefits for the plant in Beverly, WV.

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