LIGNA 2019, 27 - 31 May
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Meinan Machinery Works

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Exhibition stand
Hall 26, Stand G62
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Meinan will present their newest installation - the first automatic veneer peeling line in the world with in-line green veneer composers.

Company Data


Meinan Machinery Works Inc.

3-130 Kajita-Cho
Obu 4748543
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Fax: +81 562 487300


Mr. Etsuro Tame
Director of Business Development
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Type of company

Year founded

No. of employees
101-250 (Status: 2015)

Mr. Mikio Tsutsui, President
Mr. Etsuro Tame, Business Development Director
Mr. Jimmy Nakaya, Sales Director

Company profile

Meinan Machinery Works, Inc. was established in Japan over 60 years ago to develop and manufacture innovative veneer & plywood machinery. Over 250 Meinan automatic veneer peeling lines are in operation worldwide, featuring the Meinan Veneer Lathe with circumferential drive system to provide higher full sheet recovery, better veneer quality, and extremely close thickness tolerance. The unique spiked disc drive system allows spindleless peeling with useable veneer all the way down to a 25mm core with no spinouts. The Meinan Green Veneer Composer is the first successful tape composer in the world for splicing random green veneer strips into full sheets to increase dryer utilization and save labor costs. Meinan equipment and production methods can be found in panel and engineered wood plants throughout the world, producing veneer, plywood, and LVL with significant process and efficiency improvements, and most importantly - fast payback. Visit our stand to learn more.

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Meinan Scarf Composer

The Meinan scarf composer produces long lengths of veneer from short pieces by scarf cutting, gluing, jointing, and automatically stacking veneer lengths up to 14 ft. Advantages are increased material recovery and labor more

Meinan Green Veneer Composer

The Meinan Tape Edge Green Veneer Composer automatically produces 4 ft. core veneer sheets from random width strips to increase dryer utilization and save labor costs by eliminating manual feeding of random strips. The heat-proof paper tape stays on during the drying process and provides smooth transition more

Meinan Automatic Peeling Line

Meinan's veneer lathe drives logs on the circumference rather than with spindles, utilizing powered spiked discs and a special back-up roll system to provide the driving force on the knife carriage. Over 270 Meinan lathes have been installed worldwide, providing better veneer quality, higher yield, and more

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