Company Profile 25 Years ** 1982 - 2007 ** and Growing This company profile is meant to further your understanding of our company’s experience and interest in providing quality Hard Sugar Maple and Canadian Yellow Birch flooring and components. Finewood Flooring & Lumber Limited was established in 1982 to meet a demand for high quality, kiln-dried hardwood boards for the furniture/cabinet markets. By 1984, Finewood was also manufacturing hardwood flooring. Continual solid growth led Finewood into the trim and moulding markets and by 1987, Finewood was supplying dimension stock to export markets. Presently, Finewood provides four sides, tongue and groove hardwood flooring for residential, sports and industrial floors as well as providing dimension stock to furniture/cabinet makers, parquet mills, and other wood related industries. Manufacturing Equipment: Weinig Thrufeed Moulder, Straight-Line Gang Rip, Double Surface Planer, Lineal-End Profiler and Optimizing Saw. Green Lumber Storage: 50000 bft capacity covered Air Drying Shed Drying Equipment: Three 25000 bft Dehumidification Kilns. Climate Controlled Storage: As maintaining good color and guaranteeing moisture content is a prerequisite to a good product, we have built climate control areas that provide heat, dehumidification and ventilation. These storage areas include two storage rooms with a combined capacity of 125000 bft for our dry lumber and one 125,000 bft capacity storage room for finished and partially produced products. Finewood ships 24 - 26 containers per year into the European Market consisting of plank hardwood flooring and dimension stock of various qualities, sizes and end uses. Finewood products are sold through Highland Forest Products Ltd. in Dartmouth, N.S., Timber Realization Co. in Western Canada, Fat Andy’s Inc. in Portland Maine, Insignia Hardwood Flooring in Bangor Maine, and Jacob Juergensen Uniwood GmbH in Hamburg, Germany. We are pleased to say that all of our lumber is cut and graded at local sawmills, and all manufacturing, packaging and shipping preparation is done at our plant in Middle River, Cape Breton Island. Through special attention to storage conditions, drying schedules, machining tolerances and efficient exporting services, Finewood has established a world wide reputation for quality that meets and exceeds contract specifications while maintaining competitive prices. Most of our customers are repeat customers with increasing demands. These customers expect consistent results and adherence to grading expectations. With these valued relationships Finewood projects ahead, grades to meet their demands, and continues to grow with the industry. Finewood is a proud member of the following associations: National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), Better Business Bureau (BBB), Wood Products Group (WPG) and Canadian Federation Of Independent Business (CFIB). Finewood has proudly attained fsc CoC certification to ensure customer satisfaction and to encourage sustainable harvesting practices. Finewood also offers a pre-finished hardwood flooring product line which includes Hard Maple, Yellow Birch, Red Oak & White Ash in many grades and widths. There are ten coats of clear semi-gloss finish which contains aluminum oxide for durability and comes with a 25 year limited warranty. MISSION STATEMENT OUR MISSION IS TO ESTABLISH A VIABLE HARDWOOD INDUSTRY WHICH COMPLEMENTS AND SUSTAINS THE NATURAL FORESTS OF CAPE BRETON AND NOVA SCOTIA BY PRODUCING AND MARKETING HIGH QUALITY PRODUCTS WHICH MEET AND EXCEED INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS. CORPORATE INFORMATION Finewood Flooring & Lumber began in 1982 as a proprietorship 100% owned by Peter Christiano. In 1997 assets of the proprietorship were transferred into the new incorporated body, Finewood Flooring & Lumber Limited. Current Owners and Shareholders include Peter Christiano, President, Peter’s wife, Candace Christiano, Vice President, their son, Nathan Christiano, Production Manager, daughter Lisa Christiano and our overseas agent Jacob Juergensen Uniwood GmbH who owns a minority share of the company. CONTACT INFORMATION Sales Manager: Deborah Christiano Phone: (902) 295 - 2874 Fax: (902) 295 - 1982 Toll Free In Canada: 877-295-1654 email: email@example.com Website: www.finewoodflooring.ca Please do not hesitate to contact us !
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