Gypfor Sines is currently the latest and modern production unit of gypsum plasterboard in the Iberian peninsula.
With an installed capacity of 15M m2 / year this unit will produce a wide range of laminated plasterboard so you can complete all works and projects using gypsum board with the most suitable characteristics.
HISTORY / STAKEHOLDERS
Founded in 2015, is the second gypsum laminated boards plant implemented in Portugal by the main shareholder of Gypfor Eng. Pedro Jordão .
Construction of the plant began in January 2015 it was concluded in June 2015. After the final installation of equipment and carrying out the various production tests, the unit already produces laminated plasterboard with the quality according international market requirements.
INDUSTRIAL PROCESS/RAW MATERIAL
The laminated gypsum boards manufacturing is a phased process with several steps for each phase. After the first stage of crushing and grinding the raw material, calcium sulphate (CaSo4 • 2H2O), is heated and partially dehydrated (calcined) giving rise the gypsum commonly known as "plaster" (CaSo4 • 1/2H2O), and stored in powder form in vertical silos. Raw material stage and in the first phase completed.
Gypfor is installed in the largest industrial park in Portugal near by
one of the largest commercial harbors in Europe.
Logistics is a key factor in providing
quality of service, so Gypfor was strategically builted
in Sines, in order to benefit from available resources
and logistical potential. and logistical potential.
… The PSA Terminal XXI at Sines has a dock with 940 meters long and a park for
containers with 35 ha and a maximum capacity to operate 1.7 million TEUS ….