Volume 13, Issue 2 - March 2012

Focus on Moulding & Millwork

MMPA Guide
Resource for the Moulding and Millwork Industry at your Fingertips

The annual guide to the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) members, as well as profiles of companies and their products, is a helpful way for companies to find a quality supplier quickly.
So check out the guide to MMPA members in the following pages as well as a profiles of some of these companies and their products. For information, visit http://www.wmmpa.com.

Vi-Lux Offers Wood Alternative
Ontario-based Vi-Lux introduced a new alternative to traditional wood door frames that is maintenance and rot free, according to the company. The Vi-Lux door frame system combines the strength and convenience of wood door frames with the enhanced properties of 100-percent cellular PVC, making them moisture and insect-resistant.

The door frames are available in a smooth, white finish, or factory finished with its Vi-Guard coating, eliminating the need to paint, but is re-paintable to customer’s individual requirements.

Additionally, wood grain embossed, stainable frames and trim are available to match the traditional or fiberglass entrance doors.

The frames can also be additionally reinforced using the company’s proprietary technology.

Araupel Focuses on High Standards
Araupel, a 100-percent Brazilian owned company, was established in 1972 and describes itself as one of the largest global players in reforestation and manufacturing of high-end softwood products. It also serves as an exporter of mouldings, edge-glued panels and components for the building industry across North America.

The company has its own forests southwest of Parana state, which are covered by three kinds of trees: Parana Pine, Taeda Pine and Eucalyptus Grandis.

Araupel developed its own finishing lines focusing on high standard markets: fingerjoint and solid, clear and knotty, pre-finished priming and gesso, finished coats and barcode labeling and plastic wrapping on sets for do-it-yourself stores. Recently, the company has invested in a high quality line of gesso primed product.

TLC Celebrates 11 Years of Harmony
TLC Mouldings reports that it is in its 11th year of manufacturing the Harmony line of primed MDF mouldings, boards and other architectural profiles. The 2012 profile catalog has recently been released showcasing a wide variety of profile offerings. NAUF products will be available this year on a special order basis, according to the company.

Yuba Offers Diversity in Mouldings
Yuba River Moulding and Millwork Inc., based in Yuba City, Calif., is a full-line, high quality producer of solid lineal, solid CTL, fingerjoint raw and primed, and MDF raw and primed mouldings; both in large and small profiles.

The company has invested more than $2 million (see page 54) for new equipment in the last few years in order to continue to meet its customers’ quality expectations and diverse needs.
“The quality and diversity of Yuba Rivers product line helps ensure that its customers are able to differentiate themselves from competition in the marketplace,” according to information provided by the company.

Pacific Celebrates Milestone
Pacific MDF Products Inc., manufacturer of interior MDF mouldings, celebrates 20 years in business this year. The company remains dedicated to providing the highest quality door and window casings, base moulding and decorative crown moulding products that are environmentally friendly, according to information from the company.

The company has corporate offices in Rocklin, Calif., as well as additional plants in El Dorado, Ark., Clio, S.C., and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It says it uses “the finest MDF board available and developed a unique coating process, PacPrime, that allows for a consistently smooth finish on its PacTrim products.

“Our plant facilities in California, Arkansas and South Carolina are proud to manufacture a high quality product for distributors across the nation, and for consumers who continue to search for products that are ‘Made in America,’” says the company. “It is the combined efforts of the manufacturers, distributors and American consumers that will rebuild the strength of this great country by buying American.”

MJB Wood Group Partners With
A.E.R.T. to Launch MoistureShield

While most companies are focusing on cutting costs to create more green, MJB Wood Group, Irving, Texas, says it is taking green to all new levels. Partnering with A.E.R.T., producer of composite building materials, MJB Wood Group has launched its new MoistureShield exterior trim and moulding lines.

All of the products are produced from recycled polyethylene plastic resulting in composite products that are made from 95 percent recycled material. It has developed a coating and priming process that improves the workability of the products and gives builders and architects a green solution, according to the company.

“We have no problem specifying the MoistureShield products on all of our projects,” said Peter Pfeiffer, Barley & Pfeiffer Architects, who has been using the MoistureShield products on his projects in Texas for the last 10 years.

MJB Wood Group has enhanced the MoistureShield line with its coating and priming element. The company adds that builders are not required to use any special tooling to cut, drill, route or miter any of the products.

Sunset Makes it in America
Suntrim by Sunset Mouldings, based in Chico, Calif., is a line of MDF mouldings, millwork and boards. The company is proud of the fact that its products are made in America and advertises this fact to the industry. The company says it is “a manufacturer you can depend on: Keeping Americans working since 1948.”

WVCO Makes it Custom
Williamette Valley Company (WVCO), based in Eugene, Ore., manufactures and distributes a wide variety of custom products and services. According to company literature, WVCO is “firmly rooted in the wood products industry,” offering expertise and solutions including coatings (sealers, primers, paints, inks) and defect repair products, all of which can upgrade and add value to a company’s moulding and millwork line. 

Pre-Tec, the equipment division, is an integrator of custom robotics, designs and fabricates metering systems for single and plural-component glues and patching compounds, manufactures manual to fully automatic application equipment, and is a distributor of Graco, ARO and other specialty parts. 

Woodgrain’s Lifetech Offers Long Shelf Life
Woodgrain Millwork, manufacturer of door, window and millwork products, offers Lifetech, an exterior components line with a lifetime warranty. Lifetech includes Accoya, a product that is modified all the way through with a class one durability certification.

Lifetech is environmentally friendly, extremely durable, UV-resistant, and machines the same way as unmodified wood. Woodgrain Millwork offers the Lifetech product as well as fingerjoint, solid pine, hardwood, and composite materials in exterior frames, brick mould, mull post and other components.

Weinig Adds Holz-Her to Product Offerings
Weinig, based in Mooresville, N.C., describes itself as “the leading solutions provider in solid wood processing, specializing in moulding, ripping, crosscutting, finger jointing and scanning.” The company has added a new member to the group: Holz-Her, specializing in CNC routers/machining centers that further complement the Weinig solid wood equipment.


651/733-5486 (P)

Alexander Moulding Mill

254/386-3187 (P)
Alexandria Moulding
613/525-2784 (P)
Alexandria is dedicated to serving our customers with cost-effective, quality mouldings, on time with a 100-percent fill rate. It specializes in multi-item truckloads from quarter round to exterior door jambs complete with hinge and strike route. It also offers weatherstrip, and we barcode on request. FSC-certified.

APEX Urethane Millwork

717/246-1948 (P)

800/261-4890 (P)
Offers radiata pine moulding and shop lumber, cutstock, blocks, blanks, fingerjoint mouldings, jambs, edge-glued panels, peelings and saw logs.

Araupel S.A.

011/55/51-3221-7344 (P)
Raw material offered includes: taeda, pine, parana pine, eucalyptus products, mouldings/frames, edge-glued panels, cut stocks, squares and laminated beams. Offers components for doors, windows and furniture. Flooring, veneered flat jambs, boards and other millwork products. Finishing includes: water-based vacuum priming, oil painting, jesso coating and exterior glue. We supply FSC-certified products.

Best Moulding Corp.

505/898-6770 (P)
Best is a manufacturer of solid and finger joint cut-to-length mouldings. Species include: radiata; ponderosa; oak; poplar; cherry; banak; para para; soft maple; fingerjoint raw and fingerjoint primed. We stock chamfer strip and offer barcoded items. We carry an inventory in excess of 2 million board feet and pride ourselves on shipping quality mouldings.

Bois Expansion Inc.
800/959-6770 (P)

BrasPine Madeiras Ltda.

5551/334-631-66 (P)

Brenco LLC

402/932-1281 (P)

Bright Wood Corp.
541/475-2243 (P)
Species options include bridiata pine, ponderosa pine, radiata pine, white fir/hem fir, red oak and MDF. Product options range from cut stock, fingerjoint, solid lineal, I.S. door jambs, O.S. door frames, split jambs, 20-minute fire-rated frames, window frames, door components, patio frames, veneered flat jambs, blocks, blanks stiles and rails, window components, spindles, newell posts, hand rails, stair parts, window sash, brickmould, softwood, MDF board stock, S4S, lumber, primed, treat, cut to length, miter, barcode, hinge and strike, weatherstrip, edge-glued, vinyl-wrapped, veneer-wrapped, custom slicing and custom profiles.

C.S. Industries LLC
404/520-0239 (P)
Offers rough mill equipment, hydro thermal wood treatment and automatic moisture meters.

Carolina Colortones

828/687-9510 (P)

Cascade Wood Products Inc.

541/826-2911 (P)
Manufactures window frames, dapping for hinges, pre-nailing frame parts, and shrink packaging. Edge-gluing, pre-machined window and door trim, round colonial columns, square columns, porch posts, spindles, newell posts, hand rails, oak and hemlock stair parts, double-hung and casement window sash. Poly-classic columns, poly-classic rail systems, poly-classic extrusions, alder frames, jambs, and mouldings.

Colonial Manufacturing Ltd.

506/452-0330 (P)

Contact Industries Inc.

503/228-7361 (P)

Custom Plywood Inc.

812/944-7300 (P)

EastCoast Mouldings

336/667-5976 (P)
Manufactures hardwood and softwood mouldings in solid, fingerjoint and primed. Services include cut-to-length, barcoding, edge gluing and custom profiling.

Endura Products Inc.

800/334-2006 (P)
Endura manufactures entry-door component systems that improve door construction, door installation and long-term performance in the home. Its components improve functionality, maximize the seal between the door and the opening, and reduce air and water infiltration.

419/446-3728 (P)

General Hardwood Co.

313/365-7733 (P)

Gossen Corp.
800/558-8984 (P)
Gossen is a manufacturer of cellular PVC and mouldings and trim for the millwork industry, window industry and entry door market. Its exterior mouldings and trim are AAMA-certified. It also wraps fingerjoint pine moulding and entry door frames in vinyl and paper.

Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Company
860/722-1866 (P)

ISIS Wood Products Solutions
604/878-8808 (P)

Jawahar Saw Mills PVT Ltd.
91-22-2372-8820 (P)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Kibbechem Inc.
574/266-1234 (P)
Offers chemical blowing agents and color concentrates.

Lavrama S.A.
011/5541-341-5757 (P)
Manufactures raw and primed fingerjoint mouldings, edge-glued products, door jambs and frames, millwork products in taeda/elliots pine. Produces mouldings and split jambs.

Lee Lumber & Building Materials
773/509-6700 (P)
Specializes in short run special trim pine, poplar and other hardwoods. Special jambs and frames. Also offers special sash parts.

LP Building Products
574/825-6501 (P)

Lumbermen’s Underwriting Alliance/LIG Insurance Agency
503/977-1030 (P)

Luvipol Doors Inc.
616/392-7100 (P)
Offers interior and exterior hardwood doors, factory machining and finishing; interior hardwood mouldings, jambs and frames. Fire-rated doors and frames up to FD-90.

Meyer Moulding & Millwork Inc.
800/399-2288 (P)
Meyer Moulding is a solid lineal moulding manufacturer serving moulding and building material distributors throughout the west with distinctive architectural moulding in multiple species. Expansive inventory of finished mouldings maintained in a variety of species and profiles, ready for full or partial truck delivery.

MJB Wood Group
972/401-0005 (P)

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.
614/225-4000 (P)

National Casein of California

714/979-8400 (P)

Oregon Fir Millwork Inc.
800/227-9210 (P)
Manufactures Douglas fir exterior door frames, interior jambs, brickmould, cut-to-length, and window casing.

Pacific Adhesives
916/383-1509 (P)

Pacific MDF Products
916/660-1882 (P)

Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Co.
800/752-1895 (P)


603/352-3205 (P)
Products include solid, cut-to-length, barcoded and packaged custom mouldings in ponderosa, eastern and radiata pine along with traditional mouldings from Northeastern hardwoods, exterior blinds and shutters, attic venting louvers window grilles and hardwood door lites. Its pattern creative cut-up division offers raised panel room dividers with custom artwork integrated into the design.

Produits Forestiers J.V.
418/836-5025 (P)
Offers fingerjoint and MDF mouldings, primed mouldings, edge-glued products, door jambs and frames, stiles and rails, 20-minute fire frames, and door and window components.

Produits Matra Inc.

418/382-5151 (P)

Regal Custom Millwork
714/632-2488 (P)

Offers maple and other hardwoods.
Roland Boulanger & Company Ltd.

819/358-4100 (P)
Company provides 100-percent eastern white pine mouldings, steel door style and rails, astragals and exterior frames (routing for hinges and strike installing weatherstrip, vinyl overlaid). Also offers mouldings in fingerjoint clear pine and hardwood. Window components (cut stock), edge-glued material, wrapped mouldings with veneers, vinyl, polyester, and paper also are offered. Mouldings are barcoded upon request. Unitized packaging for full or partial truck loads.

Royal Mouldings
800/368-3117 (P)
Offers LEED-certified mouldings.

Schlegel System Inc.
1555 Jefferson Rd.
Rochestor, NY 14692-3197
800/586-0354 (P)
585-427-9993 (F)
Offers door and window fenestration products, door seals, foam clad weatherstripping for doors and windows, pile seals and fenestration design assistance.

Setzer Forest Products Inc.
800/824-8506 (P)

Shawnee Woodwork Inc.
785/354-1163 (P)
Sherwin-Williams Co.
940/482-7068 (P)
Compliant coating systems available in solvent and water reducible technology. A comprehensive product offering for primers, stains, sealers and topcoats, as well as UV-curable technology, also is offered. Serviced nationally by local sales and services representatives.

Sierra Pacific Industries -Millwork Division
530/378-8000 (P)
5/4, 6/4, 8/4 cut stock, 20-minute fire-rated machining and mortering, veneered flat jambs, weatherstripping, edge-glued products, door components, veneered stiles and rails, window frames, window sash parts and glazed sash all are offered. Also offered are hinge application, knock down window and door components, ponderosa pine for the domestic window industry, SFI certification, 1,700,000 acres of privately owned timberland, 13 sawmills, two millwork plants, door and window plants, distribution center and fiber products.

Smith Millwork Inc.
920 Robbins St.
Lexington, NC 27292
800/222-8498 (P)
336/243-2688 (F)
Manufacturer of custom mouldings and door jambs in almost any species of wood. Wholesale moulded skin and wood doors, pre-hanging components and red oak are also offered. Step treads, lineal mouldings (fingerjoint, clear, MDF, red oak, and PVC) and PVC outside corner and trim boards.
See our ad on page 50.

Southwest Moulding Co.
214/630-8961 (P)

Stiles Machinery Inc.
616/698-7500 (P)
Supplier of advanced CNC equipment for panel processing, solid wood and related industries as well as education, parts and service.

Sunset Moulding Co.

530/790-2700 (P)
Sunset Moulding Co. specializes in lineal, cut-to-length, fingerjoint and “suntrim” MDF mouldings. It offers a full line of specified length primed MDF boards, MDF shelving, exterior frames (machine and weatherstrip), stiles and rails, flat jambs, mitered and shrink-wrapped sets, priming, barcoding, home center programs, certifications including FSC, MCF and EPP, and recovered and recycled content and exterior trimboards.

800/788-3635 (P)
Manufacturer of Timbergate interior doors, available either prefinished or unfinished in eight standard woods and 16 standard finishes. Optional sticking and panel profiles along with various panel thicknesses offer Timbergate customers the ability to customize doors at no up charges.

TLC Mouldings
1554 Springhead Rd.
Willacoochee, GA 31650
912/534-6363 (P)
866/653-4852 (F)
“Harmony” industrial and lightweight MDF primed casings, bases, chair rails, crown, window stool and primed MDF boards, and green cross certification on all products.

Tuson Trading Corp.
516/746-3668 (P)
Tuson Trading is an international wholesaler of wood products sourcing from the United States, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, China and Russia. It specializes in the procurement of millwork, mouldings, blocks, stiles, edge-glued boards, picture frame and industrial components; clear, fingerjoint, and primed are available. Pine, alder, douglas fir, hemlock fir, oak and maple are offered.

Valspar Corp.
336/802-4756 (P)
Offers coatings and paints.

Vi-Lux Mouldings Inc.

613/354-4830 (P)
Vi-Lux Mouldings extrudes 100-percent cellular PVC mouldings and trim including door and window components (door frames, astragal, brickmoulds, SDLs, sill and nosings), interior and exterior mouldings (casings, baseboards, crowns, caps, rakes, quarter rounds, corners), shutter components and custom profiles.
See our ad on page 51.

Walker Lumber & Hardware
615/254-3344 (P)
Manufactures lumber, building materials, millwork, hardware and paint.

Weinig Group
704/799-0100 (P)

West Coast Machinery
916/383-5940 (P)
Complete line of production woodworking machinery for moulding and millwork industry. Also offers cutterheads and used machinery.

Willamette Valley Co.
800/333-9826 (P)
Offers water-based primers, topcoats, sealers and specialty coatings. Polyurethane and epoxy fillers, water-based and solvent putty and spackle.

Woodeye North America
770/995-6765 (P)
Scanners for defect recognition, grading and sorting and rip scanners.

Woodgrain Millwork
208/452-3801 (P)
Manufactures pre-finished/embossed mouldings, primed mouldings, solid lineal, MDF lineal, split jambs, cut stock (sash and industrial), fingerjoint edge-glued boards, window frames, interior door jambs, exterior door jambs, routing for hinge and strike, weatherstrip and/or hardware applied, 20-minute fire-rated and veneered flat jambs.

Young Manufacturing Co.
800/545-6595 (P)
Young Manufacturing is a full-line supplier of exterior door frames, exterior door sills, and stair treads.

Yuba River Moulding & Millwork Inc.
530/742-2168 (P)
Full-line producer of high-quality moulding and millwork products, specializing in small profiles and large profiles in solid lineal, fingerjoint MDF and solid-cut pre-finished substrates, unitized truck-piggyback edge-glued material, carton packaged material and barcoding.

Zeni & CIA S.A.

54/11-5811-5000 (P)
Manufactures high-quality fingerjoint mouldings and primed mouldings, blanks, boards, and door and window components.

For a few more moulding products from MMPA members, see page 54.


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