October 2007 - WVCO Acquires Ace

The Willamette Valley Company is proud to announce that Ace International Inc. and The Willamette Valley Company are combining efforts to better serve the wood products industries. Effective October 1, 2007, Ace International Inc. will merge with WVCO. Current manufacturing, distribution, technical and sales personnel will operate business as usual. Ace International Inc. in Centralia, WA will become a division of Willamette Valley Company. Ace Sales & Service Inc. in New Westminster, BC will become a division of Canadian Willamette Ind., Inc. Ace is a manufacturer and distributor of bark flours used as fillers and extenders as well as distributor of wheat flour, wood putty, inks, and specialty wood coatings. The combined strengths of each company will bring additional value to existing product lines. In the short term, customers should expect to receive the same service and products they are accustomed to. Long term, the strengths of both companies will be consolidated, enabling WVCO to offer products that increase customer value.

Monday, October 1, 2007

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