Dunkley Lumber commissions BID to handle sawmill modernization project at Edgewood Forest Products in Saskatchewan; BID will manage, design, build, equip, install, provide start-up services for project, with start-up staged through early 2023

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PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia , May 6, 2022 (press release) –

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 sawline, trimline, 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 honored 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.

About BID Group
Since 1924, the privately-owned BID Group has been providing industry-leading solutions for its highly valued customers. As one of the largest integrated suppliers to the wood processing industry, and the North American leader in the field, BID Group is your one-stop source for guaranteed, comprehensive, and innovative solutions. The ability to provide complete, smart connected, turnkey manufacturing facilities that includes engineering, project management, equipment, software, installation, startup, and after sales parts and services is the BID Group companies' strategic value to its customers. The company has offices in 15 locations situated to serve the predominant wood processing regions of North America. Learn more about BID at www.bidgroup.ca.

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