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Yanmar CE NA announces expansion plans

 January 24, 2023

Yanmar Compact Equipment North America (Yanmar CE NA), encompassing the Yanmar Compact Equipment and ASV brands, announces plans for a 32,000-square-foot expansion to its Grand Rapids, Minnesota facility.

Felix Schoeller focuses on North America

 December 14, 2022

Felix Schoeller Group has planned to strategically expand their facilities in the USA and Canada, starting from 2023.

Arauco approves a new MDF line in Mexico

 October 12, 2022

Arauco makes a significant move in North America with final clearances for a new MDF line in Mexico, estimated $235 million USD investment.

Biesse Group appoints new area manager

 October 11, 2022

Biesse Group announced that Joseph Bockrath has joined the company as the West Coast Area Manager for Advanced Materials.

Yanmar to highlight new products at Equip Expo

 October 6, 2022

Yanmar Compact Equipment North America, encompassing the Yanmar Compact Equipment and ASV brands, prepares to debut new products at the Equip Exposition.

AkzoNobel appoints new Director of Powder Coatings business

 September 12, 2022

Jeff Jirak is the new Director of AkzoNobel’s Powder Coatings business.

Tafisa Canada inaugurates new Quebec plant

 July 13, 2022

Tafisa Canada, one of the leading particleboard and TFL decorative panel manufacturers, has invested some $62 million in its facilities in Lac-Mégantic.

WCA to present training workshop at IWF

 April 26, 2022

Two representatives of the Woodwork Career Alliance of North America (WCA) will present a nuts-and-bolts workshop focused on helping woodworking companies develop effective in-house training programs at the 2022 International Woodworking Fair.

BillerudKorsnäs acquires Verso Corporation

 March 10, 2022

BillerudKorsnäs has entered into a merger agreement with Verso Corporation (Verso) under which BillerudKorsnäs has agreed to acquire Verso, one of the leading producers of coated papers in North America, for a purchase price of approximately USD 825 million in cash.

Välinge Flooring welcomes distributors in America

 March 2, 2022

Välinge Innovation recently announces that several prominent US distributors have signed up to offer their Välinge Flooring Hardened Wood Floor collection across North America.

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