UNIBOARD® appoints Sierra Chicago And Upper Canada Ontario as full line distributors

Dec 17, 2020

DECEMBER 17, 2020: Uniboard Canada Inc., a leading North American manufacturer of engineered wood products, is proud to announce the appointment of Sierra Forest Products – Chicago Division and Upper Canada Forest Products – Ontario Division as full line distributors of its TFL, HPL, particleboard and MDF panels.

Sierra Forest Products and Upper Canada Forest Products are both part of the UCS Forest Group, a leading distributor and importer of decorative panels, high-quality hardwood lumber, and specialty softwoods across North America. Sierra Forest Products, Chicago services the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Iowa while Upper Canada Forest Products, Ontario distributes across the Province of Ontario. With the addition of these regions, Uniboard products will now be available at all Sierra Forest Products and Upper Canada Forest Products locations across North America.

“We have invested heavily in our thermally fused laminate (TFL) and HPL product portfolios as well as in our manufacturing facilities over the last few years. Having done this, we believe we have the best TFL/HPL panel package in the North American market today in finishes, print designs and cores,” said Don Raymond, Uniboard’s Vice President Marketing and Sales US. “We are proud that Sierra and Upper Canada have chosen Uniboard, confirming Uniboard’s forefront TFL/HPL design position. This partnership will further strengthen Uniboard’s and UCS Forest Group’s presence in the US Midwest and Ontario markets for our high value added TFL/HPL decorative panels.”

 “On behalf of everyone at UCS, and especially our teams in the US Midwest and Ontario, we are extremely pleased to add Uniboard’s TFL/HPL decorative panel products in two of our most significant markets,” said Warren Spitz, President & CEO of UCS Forest Group. “With these additions we are now proudly distributing the Uniboard TFL/HPL decorative lines throughout all our locations in North America, which affords tremendous growth opportunities for both our companies and adds even greater value for our customers. We look forward to exploring new opportunities and to building upon our great partnership together.”

Please join us in welcoming Uniboard to the Sierra - Chicago and Upper Canada - Ontario teams.

About Uniboard®:
 Uniboard Canada Inc. is a leading North American manufacturer of engineered wood products, TFL and HPL decorative surfaces having an installed capacity of over 660 million square feet of raw particleboard, high and medium-density fiberboard, of which over 50% is converted into value-added thermally fused laminates. Our mills are located in Sayabec, Val-d’Or and Mont-Laurier and employ over 800 people. Uniboard’s products are sold to retailers, distributors and finished goods manufacturers, which cater to the kitchen cabinet, furniture, office, home renovation and construction industries. Uniboard is renowned for having one of the most extensive product portfolios of engineered wood products in North America, ranging from deep embossed and synchronized TFL and HPL textures, to fire and moisture resistant MDF. Uniboard, the innovator in decorative composite wood products, has been redefining wood for more than 35 years. For more information, please visit: www.uniboard.com.

About UCS Forest Group of Companies:
 The UCS Forest Group is North America’s premier distributor and importer of high-quality hardwood lumber, specialty softwoods and decorative panel. Our group of companies have served the architectural millwork industry for over 30 years through our U.S. and Canadian distribution facilities. We seek to help our customers build their businesses by providing innovative solutions and unparalleled service. UCS does business as Sierra Forest Productsin the U.S., Upper Canada Forest Products and A&M Wood Specialty in Canada, and UCS Global internationally.

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