We are excited to announce that Wellons Canada has acquired Séchoir MEC.
This acquisition provides the opportunity to become the foremost expert and supplier of lumber drying kilns in North America. By combining our strengths and resources, we aim to create a stronger, more innovative and competitive presence in the marketplace.
MEC DRY KILN, located in Victoriaville, QC, offers 31 years of drying expertise to its customers in Eastern Canada and in Maine, with customers from all areas of the wood industry.
With over 300 installations, MEC Dry Kiln is an industry leader in design, manufacture, installation and repair of wood drying equipment in Eastern Canada. The acquisition solidifies Wellons position as an industry leader providing track and package batch kilns with additional manufacturing capacity in Eastern Canada.
For more information on what they do, please check out their website at : www.sechoirmec.com/en/
Wellons is pleased to announce the addition of Keith Robertson to the Wellons team. Keith will serve as our Director of International Business Development, based in Te Horo, New Zealand.
Keith brings extensive experience in the forest products and lumber drying industries, especially with continuous drying systems, and will be focusing on both North American and Australasian markets.
Keith’s experience includes North America, Australia, Thailand and China and is internationally recognized in the industry for his knowledge of continuous drying. Keith’s experience includes 28 years with Windsor Engineering in New Zealand where he last served as Business Manager in the Timber Sector.
Keith’s technical and sales expertise focuses on high efficiency and ultra-high temperature batch lumber dry kilns, continuous lumber drying systems, lumber and log conditioning systems, and moisture measuring systems.
Keith can be contacted at: Keith.Robertson@wellons.com
Our Atlanta, Georgia office, which specializes in utility and industrial biomass power boilers, construction, maintenance and repair, has doubled in office space along with the addition of several key people.
Paul Andrychuk has joined the Wellons team as our Corporate Engineering Director for all divisions of Wellons. Paul comes to Wellons with an extensive background in the utility and industrial boiler industry spending many years at the former Foster-Wheeler and also with ABB/Combustion- Engineering. Paul’s engineering experience includes chemical recovery boilers, pulverized coal boilers, spreader-stoker boilers, fluidized bed boilers and package boilers. Paul’s experience spans the globe as Engineering Director in Shanghai, China for Foster-Wheeler and for Agon-Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand.
Also, joining the Wellons Power Group Team is Paul Kelso, Senior Power Engineer. Paul brings extensive business development, sales engineering, agri-fuel fired power boiler experience, working many years with Foster Wheeler and Homeland Renewable Energy/Fibrowatt. Paul has extensive and unique experience in the design of poultry litter power boilers.
These individuals, added to our existing power staff, provide Wellons with the most technical engineering talent in this industry segment.
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