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BID to Invest $5 Million in the Modernization and Expansion of its St-Ephrem, Quebec Facility

St-Georges, QC, May 27, 2022 – BID Group, the North American leader in sawmill equipment manufacturing, automation, installation, and life cycle service, is pleased to announce its plans for a $5 million strategic capital investment to expand its St.-Ephrem, Quebec facility. The facility will grow by 18,000 square feet, representing a 35% increase in manufacturing […]

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BID to Partner with Dunkley Lumber for its Edgewood Facility Modernization

Prince George, BC May 5, 2022 – BID Group is pleased to announce it has received an order from Dunkley Lumber to deliver a sawmill modernization project for its Edgewood Forest Products operation in Saskatchewan. Through its industry-leading wood processing technologies and integrated solutions offering, BID will manage, design, build, equip, install, and provide start-up […]

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BID Investing $10.6 Million to Expand South Carolina 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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BID to Deliver a New State-of-the-Art Turnkey Facility for Canadian Forest Products

BID Group is pleased to announce it has received an order from Canfor Corporation (Canfor) to deliver a greenfield sawmill complex project in Beauregard Parish, near DeRidder, 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. “We are […]

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BID Group to Modernize Its Manufacturing Operations in South Carolina, US

  BID Group, the North American leader in sawmill equipment manufacturing, installation, and life cycle services announces it will invest over $2.5 million in state-of-the-art technology at its South Carolina operations. The acquisition of the Correa Axia-70, a large-sized computer numerical control (CNC) traveling column milling machine, will allow the company to perform various machining […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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