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3 May 2022

BID Investing $10.6 Million to Expand South Carlolina Operations

St. George, South Carolina, May 3, 2022 – BID Group, the North American leader in sawmill equipment automation, manufacturing, installation, and life cycle service, is pleased to announce the expansion and automation of its St. George, SC operations. The $10.6 million strategic capital investment is targeted at increasing capacity through both productivity gains and facility […]

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2 May 2022

BID to Partner with Canfor for its Urbana Facility Modernization

St. George, South Carolina, May 2, 2022 – BID Group is pleased to announce the continued partnership with Canfor to deliver a sawmill modernization project for its Urbana, Arkansas operation. Through its industry-leading wood processing technologies and integrated solutions offering, BID will manage, design, build, equip, install, and provide start-up services for the project. “We […]

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28 April 2022

BID to Deliver a New State-of-the-Art Turnkey Facility for Claw Forestry Services

St. George, South Carolina, April 28, 2022 – BID Group is pleased to announce it has received an order from Claw Forestry Services to deliver its first greenfield sawmill complex project in the southern United States. Through its industry-leading wood processing technologies and integrated solutions offering, BID will manage, design, build, equip, and provide full […]

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5 April 2022

BID Partners with Westervelt to Modernize Moundville, AL Planermill Featuring the New Artificial Intelligence Enabled Robotic Trim Block System

BID Group is pleased to announce it has received a new turnkey order from Westervelt Lumber to modernize their existing planer mill in Moundville, Alabama. Through its industry-leading wood processing technologies and integrated solutions offering, BID will manage, design, build, equip, install, and provide full start-up services for the project. The new operation will incorporate […]

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15 March 2022

BID Group to Partner with Yaskawa America for New Robotic Systems

BID Group is pleased to announce it has entered into strategic partnership with Yaskawa America, Inc, Motoman Robotics Division. The focus of the partnership is to implement robotic systems into BID’s operations and develop new wood processing innovations. Yaskawa Motoman is a leading industrial robotics company in the Americas. As the industry leader in Operational […]

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15 December 2021

BID Group to Increase Its Production Facility in Mirabel, QC

BID Group, the North American leader in sawmill equipment manufacturing, installation, and life cycle service announces it will invest over $1.5 million dollars at its existing facility in Mirabel to grow production capacity. The company will add 5,000 ft2 to its existing footprint, increasing production capacity over 50%.   “Digital Technologies continue to be a […]

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6 October 2021

BID to Partner with Georgia-Pacific to Modernize Pineland, Texas Lumber Complex

BID Group is pleased to announce it has received an order from Georgia-Pacific to deliver a new sawmill at its Pineland, TX operation which will replace the existing stud mill. The investment will also include the addition of new debarking, log processing line, a continuous dry kiln, and a new high-speed planer. Through its industry-leading […]

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27 July 2021

BID to Deliver a Second State-of-the-Art Turnkey Facility for Hunt and Tolko Partnership

BID Group is pleased to announce it has received an order from the Hunt Forest Products and Tolko Joint Venture Partnership, to deliver a greenfield sawmill complex project in Louisiana. Through its industry-leading wood processing technologies and integrated solutions offering, BID will manage, design, build, equip, install, and provide full start-up services for the project. […]

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6 July 2021

Rockwell Automation Selects BID Group as the First Platinum Partner to its OEM Partner Program

BID Group is pleased to announce Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, selected BID as the first company, and only company in the Wood Processing industry, to be designated as a Platinum OEM Partner in the newly evolved global Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Partner Program. BID, […]

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1 July 2021

BID to Deliver a New State-of-the-Art Turnkey Facility for Roseburg Forest Products

BID Group is pleased to announce it has received an order from Roseburg Forest Products to deliver its first greenfield sawmill complex project in the southern United States. Through its industry-leading wood processing technologies and integrated solutions offering, BID will manage, design, build, equip, and provide full start-up services for the project, located in Weldon, […]

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