Burton Saw & Supply named North American distributor for Vollmer
Vollmer of America – the premier manufacturer of high quality, innovative and automated sawmill circular saw blade maintenance machinery – is proud to announce Burton Saw & Supply headquartered in Springfield, Ore., has been designated as its exclusive distributor of Vollmer brand Circular Sawmill Machinery in North America. This relationship builds upon the previously existing distribution agreement between the two companies in Canada and positions both companies for continued growth in the sawmill saw blade maintenance market.
The North American sawmill market is poised for significant investments in automation in the area of sawmill saw blade maintenance as the pool of experienced labor continues to tighten. The expanded partnership between the companies will build upon the Burton Saw & Supply reputation for being, to the customer and delivering the best possible solutions to meet the needs of their sawmill customers.
Peter Allen, president of Vollmer of America, commented that “Vollmer wanted to find a partner who could provide a consistent message and sales approach throughout North America, and we felt that Burton Saw & Supply provided the best representation possible.”
Burton Saw & Supply CEO Craig Tompkins went on to say that “The partnership between Burton Saw and Vollmer will benefit both companies in many ways. Our expansive sales force will deliver the message of Vollmer innovation and automation solutions which complements our line of BGR Saws and Cut Technology custom designed sawmill circular saw blades. Our team also has the technical expertise to assist our customers in optimizing their investments.”