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Milesi Wood Coatings and Innovative Manufacturing Partner on Italian High-Performance Professional Wood Coatings in British Columbia Canada

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Chicago, IL – September 4, 2018, – Innovative Manufacturing Inc. is now a master distributor of a large selection of Milesi high-performance Italian wood coatings, according to a joint announcement released by the companies today. The new distribution agreement marks the first time these two companies have partnered to offer a line of high-performance, Italian technology, wood finishing products to professional woodworkers, cabinetmakers, and millwork producers. Innovative Manufacturing services customers in Vancouver B.C. Canada, including the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and the Interior of British Columbia, offering technical support, custom colour matching, and a team of Finishing Specialists to meet all their customer’s needs. The Milesi line includes two-component (2K) polyurethanes, polyesters, water-based interior and exterior finishes, natural look finishes, high gloss wet look finishes, UV, stains, and more.

The new partnership agreement pairs two companies with long traditions of providing high-quality finishing products to the woodworking industry. Since 1948, Innovative Manufacturing has been an industry-leading provider of wood coatings, spray equipment, and other building materials to the residential and commercial building sectors. Milesi has produced wood coatings since 1947 and is the leading wood coatings manufacturer in Europe with proven innovative wood finish systems sold in more than 100 countries worldwide. Milesi utilizes cutting-edge technology not commonly found in North America.

"Partnering ourselves to include an industry leader like Milesi reinforces our goal of providing our customers with the most innovative products and the best industry professionals,” said Dave Stewart, Manager of Innovative Manufacturing. “We are confident our customers will be impressed with the finest quality and aestetic results of products offered by Milesi.”

“We consider this agreement a monumental step in our North American wood coatings business and another milestone in rolling out the Milesi North American National Distribution Program with highly respected and quality partners such as Innovative Manufacturing” said Jeff Takac, Milesi – Managing Director – North America. “It’s not often that a company with the expertise, knowledge, service, and history of Innovative Manufacturing and a company with the unique heritage, products, research, and chemistry of Milesi join forces. This relationship has the potential to help both organizations experience solid growth and to benefit our end users with cutting-edge high-performance European wood finish technologies in one of the largest wood markets in Canada. Milesi Wood Coatings are well known world-wide and are highly respected in the North American market, and this partnership allows our end users in Western Canada to have access to Milesi Wood Coatings through a highly respected and experienced partner such as Innovative Manufacturing.”

Innovative Manufacturing

Innovative Manufacturing Inc. was established in 1948 as Insulmastic Building Products, to provide industrial wood coatings for the kitchen cabinet market, as well as waterproofing and corrosion protection products for the construction and industrial markets. In 2005 we changed our name to Innovative Manufacturing to reflect our competitive strategy of flexibility to the marketplace. We now distribute and manufacture a broad range of coatings for the industrial finishing market, and well as specialty cements and tape for the roofing, concrete, automotive and maritime industries. The sales of our coatings extend beyond British Columbia into markets in western Canada, the Northwestern United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Milesi Wood CoatingsItalian Technology meets design solutions

Milesi is a brand of the IVM Group, one of the largest and influential wood coatings manufactures in Europe and in the world. Milesi products were born in 1947 in Italy, a country that has always been a point of reference in the furniture industry. These products were developed and perfected through constant interaction with local industry experts and designers who are appreciated all over the world. With its substantial investment in North America, the IVM Group declares its intention to make Milesi products and technology accessible to the North American professional use


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