MB Clarion Limited

Clarion, PA | Food + Industrial

Overview

ISG collaborated with MB Clarion, Ltd., to design a new facility and energy plant, as well as coordinate all permitting for the project.


Opportunity

MB Clarion needed a new facility and energy plant to increase production of industrial fiberboard from wood waste products.

Solution

Built on a 172-acre site, this 350,000-square-foot facility and energy plant for industrial fiberboard producer MB Clarion, Ltd houses everything from shipping and warehousing to forming, refining, and dying systems. Equipment for a continuous press, resin and wax, and conveying systems were also integrated to support full production operations on-site. Upon completion, the plant designed and engineered by ISG is now capable of producing 135 million square feet of fiberboard annually from wood waste products. ISG also coordinated all site permits and construction administration as well as full system designs for the plant’s civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical systems.


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