BID Group in Automation World Magazine

BID Group is proud to share the news of its appearance in the popular Automation World magazine. The article covers the different stages of BID’s digital transformation, which includes the adoption of PTC’s ThingWorx IIoT (Intelligent Internet of Things) platform and Vuforia’s augmented reality technologies. BID’s new remote service and support offer reflects some of […]

BID Group to Deliver Idaho Forest Group’s First Facility in Southern USA

BID Group (“BID”) is pleased to announce it has received an order from Idaho Forest Group (“IFG”) to deliver its first greenfield sawmill complex project in the Southern United States. In addition to managing engineering, design, and construction of the facility through its Integrated Solutions Team, BID will supply a complete range of industry-leading technologies […]

BID to Deliver a Second State-of-the-Art Turnkey Facility for Biewer Lumber

BID Group is pleased to announce it has received an order from Biewer Lumber to deliver its second greenfield sawmill complex project in the southern United States. Through its industry-leading, comprehensive Turnkey solutions offering, BID will manage, design, build, equip, and provide full start-up services for the project. “We have developed a great trust in […]

PotlatchDeltic has selected BID Group’s OPER8™ as its Industrial IoT Solutions Platform

We are pleased to announce that PotlatchDeltic has selected BID Group’s OPER8™ as its Industrial IoT (‘IIoT’) Solutions Platform.  OPER8™ was chosen through a competitive process that included several strong Industrial IoT competitors. OPER8™ is the only purpose-built IIoT solution for the Wood Processing Industry. Wrapping around and extending through new and legacy equipment, technologies, and […]

BID Group to Modernize Its Manufacturing Operations in Vanderhoof, BC

Prince George, BC – BID Group, the North American leader in sawmill equipment manufacturing, installation, and life cycle services announces it will invest over $3.5 million at its Vanderhoof operations to create a steel pattern preparation center using the latest laser and plasma technology. The company will purchase high-speed laser cutting equipment as well as oxy/fuel […]

BID is Pleased to Announce a New Strategic Partnership with Cisco

BID is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Cisco. Cisco’s world-class technologies will allow BID Group to maintain the highest product quality standards while delivering new value-added services. The partnership further strengthens the Company’s ongoing efforts to offer industry-leading product lifecycle excellence and the highest level of satisfaction to our valued customers. […]

Remembrance & Veterans Day

It has been said that “a hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with freedom.” Today all of us in the BID family join together in thanking the heroes, on both sides of the border, who have answered that call – past, present, and come what may. We offer our undying gratitude for […]

BID Group Continues its Digital Transformation with the Deployment of Vuforia AR Enterprise Suite

Company will Leverage PTC’s Vuforia Chalk to Complete Remote Service Calls AR Deployment also Includes PTC’s Vuforia Studio and Vuforia Expert Capture Offerings Prince George, Canada — The BID Group of Companies (“BID”), a privately-held, global leader in the forest products industry has expanded upon its use of PTC’s (NASDAQ: PTC) award-winning products to include PTC’s […]

Change within the BID Group Executive Team

As we continue our pursuit of being the best in what we do, I am pleased to announce that Rick Wilson, our current Chief Financial Officer, will take on the newly established role of Executive Vice-President, Business Optimization. Rick and team have done a terrific job of laying the foundation for business analytics and profitability. […]

Canal Flats, BC Facility Permanent Closure

TO: All BID Group employees Subject: Canal Flats, BC facility permanent closure Today, we made the difficult decision to inform our employees of the permanent closure at our Canal Flats, BC manufacturing facility. Market conditions continue to deteriorate as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic with many of our customers announcing both production curtailments and […]