Dunkley Lumber chooses BID for sawmill modernization project
May 10, 2022 By BID Group
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 services for the project.
“We are excited to partner again with the BID team to apply their industry-leading turnkey solutions to the Edgewood modernization project,” said Dunkley Lumber president, Rob Novak. “This project will deploy the best complement of BID’s state-of-the-art technologies to expand and upgrade the facility and enhance our ability to deliver the highest quality products our customers count on from Dunkley Lumber.”
The project will include a new saw line, trim line, and complete lumber handling system in the sawmill along with two new dry kilns. The project will feature a full spectrum of BID’s best-in-class sawmilling technologies including software, automation systems, and artificial intelligence enabled optimization. BID’s Integrated Solutions Team will provide the design, engineering, planning, fabrication, and installation services for this Turnkey project.
“We would like to thank Dunkley Lumber for their continued trust in BID. This is the fourth turnkey project and the second large-scale project announced with Dunkley Lumber within the past year and we are humbled and honoured that they have chosen to partner with us again for their next major growth investment,” said Simon Potvin, president wood processing at BID Group.
Work on site will begin late in the third quarter of 2022 with start-up staged through early 2023.
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