Chicago, IL – July 23, 2018 – Atlantic Plywood, Inc., based in Woburn, MA 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. Atlantic Plywood services customers in New England, New York, and New Jersey, offering technical support, custom color 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 1974, Atlantic Plywood has been an industry-leading provider of wood coatings, hardwood plywood and panel products, hardware, 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.
"Expanding our product line-up to include an industry leader like Milesi reinforces our goal of providing our customers with the most innovative products and premier brands,” said Marty Wojick, Vice President of Atlantic Plywood. “We are confident our customers will be impressed with the dramatic results offered by a high-performance product like Milesi.”
“We consider this agreement 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 Atlantic Plywood” said Jeff Takac, Milesi – Managing Director – North America. “It’s not often that a company with the expertise, knowledge, service, and history of Atlantic Plywood 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 the U.S.. 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 the Northeast to have access to Milesi Wood Coatings through a highly respected and experienced partner such as Atlantic Plywood.”