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April 19, 2024

BID Group Honored as OEM Partner of the Year with Prestigious Award from Rockwell Automation

Vancouver, British Columbia, April 19, 2024 – BID Group, a pioneer in wood processing solutions, is proud to announce that it has been bestowed with a distinguished award as OEM Partner of the Year from Rockwell Automation. The award, presented during The PartnerNetwork™ Conference, hosted by Rockwell Automation, recognizes BID Group’s outstanding commitment to ensuring […]

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January 24, 2024


SAINT-GEORGES, Quebec, January 24, 2024 – BID Group, a pioneer in wood processing solutions, is proud to announce that this year, its Comact brand is celebrating 100 years of performance, innovation, and commitment. Comact was founded on January 24, 1924, in the Beauce region of Quebec. Since its humble beginnings, it has pushed the technological […]

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January 17, 2024


MIRABEL, Quebec, January 17, 2024 – BID Group, a pioneer in wood processing solutions, just announced a brand-new, groundbreaking innovation: the ResawExpert, a Comact-branded AI-powered linear resaw optimizer with vision. This revolutionary technology will take wood transformation to a whole new level of precision, efficiency, and performance. The Comact ResawExpert is a game-changer, especially in […]

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October 20, 2023


Vancouver, BC, and Indianapolis, IN, October 20th, 2023 – BID Group and Biomass Engineering & Equipment (“BE&E”) are pleased to announce a strategic supply and outsourcing partnership. As part of this partnership, BE&E will acquire the Vibra-Pro brand and manufacturing operations located in Boise, Idaho and the BID Group fabrication plant in Greenville, Kentucky. BE&E is […]

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October 3, 2023

BID Group to Acquire YGE Inc.

Vancouver, BC, Oct 3, 2023 – BID Group is delighted to announce the successful completion of its acquisition of YGE Inc. This strategic transaction further enhances BID’s product offering within the wood processing saw and tooling sector, while also extending BID’s industry-leading product and service offerings across the entire operational life cycle. YGE Inc stands […]

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August 28, 2023

BID Group to Acquire Industrial Cutting Solutions

Vancouver, BC, August 28, 2023 – BID Group is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to acquire Industrial Cutting Solutions. The transaction deepens BID’s geographic and product offering in the wood processing saw and tooling segment and further expands BID’s industry-leading operational life cycle product and service offerings. Industrial Cutting Solutions is […]

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August 1, 2023

New Department of Labor Apprenticeship Program Established at BID Group Fabrication Shop in St. George, SC

St. George, South Carolina, August 1, 2023 – In a significant development for the local community, BID Group has collaborated with the Department of Labor and Apprenticeship Carolina to launch a groundbreaking apprenticeship program in its Fabrication Shop. The program provides valuable opportunities for aspiring professionals in the manufacturing sector. BID Group, renowned for its […]

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June 12, 2023

BID Group to Invest $4.7 Million in Modernizing Equipment at Saint-Georges and Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce Facilities in Quebec 

Saint-Georges, Quebec, June 12, 2023 – BID Group, a global leader in transformational wood processing technologies and integrated solutions, is pleased to announce a strategic capital investment of $4.7 million towards the modernization of its equipment to increase production capacity in its Saint-Georges and Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce facilities in Quebec.  In Saint-Georges, preparations are underway to introduce state-of-the-art […]

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February 1, 2023

BID Group Introduces its AI-Powered Smart Vision for Continuous Management and Monitoring of Wood Processing

Mirabel, Québec, February 1, 2023 – BID Group is excited to announce it will be expanding its digital offering with its new AI-Powered Smart Vision. Ideally positioned to lead the digital transformation, BID is bringing sawmills to higher productivity levels. BID Group provides industry-leading solutions for its highly valued customers by delivering a complete range […]

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September 21, 2022

BID to Deliver New State-of-the-Art Turnkey Composite Pallet Block Facility for ArbaBlox Inc.

St. George, South Carolina, September 19, 2022 – BID Group is excited to announce a new partnership with ArbaBlox Inc. to build its first state-of-the-art turnkey composite pallet block plant in Winona, Mississippi.  Through its industry-leading wood processing integrated solutions offering, BID will manage, design, build, install, and provide start-up services for the $53 million […]

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