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The PHL Website has been completely redesigned with a clear, easy-to-follow tree structure in order to better meet your expectations. Several photos and videos have also been added. For over 40 years now, PHL has been offering sawing and planing equipment to hardwood, white pine, and softwood mills seeking personalized [...]

BID Group selected to deliver $80M state-of-the-art mill for Biewer Lumber

St. George, South Carolina, February 3, 2016 – BID Group of Companies (“BID Group”) is proud to announce its selection by Biewer Lumber (“Biewer”) to deliver a state-of-the-art turnkey mill in Newton, Mississippi. Construction will begin in the second quarter of 2016 and will continue throughout the year with mill [...]

SEC merge into COMACT line of products

Salmon Arm, BC – SEC, a subsidiary of the BID Group of Companies, announced today that its line of products will be merging into the COMACT line of products. This strategic decision is part of a plan to offer a completely integrated World Class solution for our Sawmill and Planermill [...]

D.G. Forest Products Ltd. Awards Comact a $7 Million Contract for an Optimized Bucking System

Saint-Georges, Quebec, Canada – December 15, 2015 – Comact, North America’s leading sawmill equipment manufacturer is proud to announce it has been awarded a large contract by D.G. Forest Products Ltd., a long-time business partner. D.G. Forest Products operates out of Sainte-Aurélie (QC, Canada) and is among the most technologically [...]

The Inauguration of Comact’s Mirabel Facilities: Thoroughly Successful!

Mirabel, QC, December 10 2015 – Comact, North America’s leading sawmill equipment manufacturer, hosted the grand opening of its facilities in Mirabel on Thursday, December 03rd. The event attracted over 200 people, including several clients and business partners. “We are extremely proud to welcome our clients and business partners to [...]

BID GROUP acquires WaneShear and Ron McGehee

[ image source: ] Prince George, BC, December 7, 2015 – The BID Group of Companies announced today that it has acquired WaneShear Technologies, LLC of Ukiah, California, and is pleased to welcome Ron McGehee and his talented team to the BID Group. “Adding Ron McGehee and his experienced [...]

BID Group of Companies is proud to announce that Mr. Steve Dalby has been appointed as Vice President – Business Development.

Graduated in Business Operations Management at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Mr. Dalby has an extensive experience in the sawmill industry, having worked as the Sales Regional Manager for Canada with USNR for over 18 years. The strong experience of Mr. Dalby in our industry as well as his [...]

Comact thinks big and moves to Mirabel

The Optimization division of the well-established wood processing equipment company moves into 30 000 sq ft new facilities Mirabel, September 1st 2015 – Comact, one of North America’s leader in the design and manufacturing of equipment for wood processing plants, announces the opening of new facilities in Mirabel, in the [...]

BID Group announces its partnership with Cumul8 technology

VANCOUVER BC, July 15th 2015 – The BID Group of Companies (“BID Group”) is pleased to announce that Cumul8 division of Eight Solutions Inc. (CSE:ES) (“Eight” or the “Company”) have commenced planning to develop an industry-leading data visualization and analytic solution for the BID Group. This solution will use Cumul8 [...]

Brian Fehr Recognized for His Community Involvement in South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina On April 2nd 2015, Brian Fehr, President and CEO of BID Group, received from the hands of Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina, honorary awards for his involvement in the economic development of the county of Dorchester. Comact USA is established in the county, specifically in St. [...]

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