wood finishes

RPM Wood Finishes Group plans new North Carolina facility

HICKORY, North Carolina -- RPM Wood Finishes Group expects to invest nearly $20 million on a new facility in the Greensboro, North Carolina, area, according to local news reports. The company said that 50 jobs could be created, reported the Rhino Times newspaper. The company is seeking $177,227 in financial incentives from Guilford County to help fund its expansion, and the Guilford County Board of Commissioners is expected to vote to approve the incentives at the board’s Thursday, Nov. 18 meeting, according to the report.

Milesi, Hunter Coatings reach distribution agreement

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Hunter Coatings has announced that it is now the distributor of the complete line of Milesi Italian wood coatings. The new distribution agreement marks the first time these two companies have partnered to provide these Italian technology wood finishing products to professional woodworkers, cabinet makers, and millwork producers.