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Brunette acquires portable sawmill manufacturer D & L Timber Technologies


March 9, 2022
By Brunette Machinery Company

Brunette Machinery Company Inc, a premium supplier to the North American forest industry for more than 75 years, has announced the acquisition of D & L Timber Technologies Ltd.

“We are thrilled to welcome this global leader in the portable sawmill industry into our family,” said Kirk Forbes, president, and CEO of Brunette Machinery. “The acquisition of D & L Timber Technologies is well-aligned with Brunette’s strategy to grow and diversify our international operations. D & L’s established history and dedication to serving strategic markets will allow us to broaden our customer base and advance our existing North American platform.”

Through this transaction, D & L will maintain its own identity and retain its manufacturing operations in Lac La Hache, B.C.

The team at D & L Timber Technologies has built a solid reputation, in their local community and globally, for innovation, manufacturing expertise and excellence in customer service. By combining the two organizations’ shared values, first-class products, brands and global capabilities, Brunette and D & L will elevate their existing operations and will better meet the growing demand for state-of-the-art equipment in the forestry industry.

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“We are pleased to officially welcome D & L Timber Technologies’ dedicated and skilled employees to the Brunette family.” said Forbes. “This transaction will allow our team to write its next chapter as one of North America’s foremost suppliers of quality wood processing equipment. Our companies’ combined talents, strengths and operational excellence will deliver significant opportunities for growth to our employees and our customers. We look forward to the exciting journey ahead as we continue to provide high-quality products and excellent service to our customers worldwide.”