Conveyor system for sustainable furniture production

In June 2022 the Norwegian manufacturer of outdoor furniture, VESTRE AS, opened the doors to the most environmentally friendly furniture factory in the world – the PLUS. This new factory is the largest investment in the Norwegian furniture industry for decades and will be a global showcase for sustainability and highly efficient manufac-turing.

The PLUS, named after its shape with four factory wings, was designed by world-renowned architect  company Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), which among others designed Google’s headquarters. The green roof is covered with natural forest vegetation, and nearly 900 solar cell panels supplying energy to the building.

In the four factory wings of the PLUS, the stages in the production process are: – the steel & wooden materials enter the warehouse, are conveyed on to surface treatment and timber processing, before moving on to assembly and shipping.

CALDAN was selected as conveyor supplier for the visionary and sustainable project, and we installed our well-proven P&F400, Power & Free overhead conveyor for the job. It handles a workload of 500 kg for each of the 65 wagons in the systems, which has a total length of 800 m…

Download pictures and the full press release in both Danish & English via the link below.


The furniture components are transported
through pre-treatment

surface treatment / powder booth

…and onto the final destination:
assembly & shipping


FURTHER INFORMATION:

PRESS RELEASE:
– download texts and pictures here »

The PLUS – the furniture factory:
– read more about the project here »

CALDAN P&F400 @ VESTRE AS:
– see the reference here »


CALDAN Conveyor Solutions – simply perfect.

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