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Rigidply Rafters now in Pennsylvania

 Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Rigidply Rafters plans to open their new automated glulam manufacturing plant has decided to expand their business in Richland, Pennsylvania. The company has decided to establish a new glulam manufacturing plant to increase their production to boost their existing glulam production capabilities. It plans to make use of this new plant for the production of curbed, cambered and straight beams. This new project has also initiated the alliance of Rigidply Rafters and Ledinek. The host company has chosen Ledinek to be the main supplier as this new plant has been developed around the advanced Ledinek cold pressing technology.

Ledinek has highlighted the key components of this new production line. They are as follows-

• Infeed system for multiple qualities to be loaded into the line
• High-performance finger jointing machine Kontizink H 5000
• Stratoplan high speed planer
• Rotopress high capacity glulam press
• Hyperpress for curved beams
• Flexipress for special beams and columns
• XXL-Cut for customized length cutting
• Superles heavy-duty beam planers for L and XXL beams
• X-Lam Manager production control software

Rigidply Rafters is a reputed company that has been serving the woodworking industry since 1954. It has a note worthy reputation as an outstanding manufacturer of engineered, metal-plated wood trusses for roof and floor application. The company has always looked forward to fresh growths and innovations for the expansion of their business. Holding on to their reputation as a premier truss supplier in the Northeast, they have now decided to expand further to Pennsylvania. This project thoughtfully will bring more production to the woodworking industry as this also comes with a strong alliance. Ledinek, another well known company with its multidisciplinary skills and knowledge will supposedly bring more success to this new project. Thus, this effective collaboration will surely bring in more success thereby driving in more innovation into the woodworking industry.

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