The merger of Simonds International and Burton Saw will create a leading producer and marketer of cutting tools and related equipment for the primary wood fibre industry. The combined company, known as Wood Fiber Holdings, Inc., will continue to operate in the United States and Canada with 12 facilities located in the major wood fiber regions of North America.
The companies say all products and customer segments currently served by Burton, Simonds and B.G.R. Saws will continue during the integration process.
Simonds International, founded in 1832, supplies cutting tools and related products to the wood, pulp, paper and tree care industries. B.G.R. Saws, which developed an innovative line of filing room equipment merged with Simonds in May 2017. Burton Saw and Supply, based in Oregon, provides products, equipment and technical solutions to saw filing and knife grinding rooms.
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