Okaply Adding Moulding Department at New Plant

By Rich Christianson | Posted: 01/28/2013 10:11AM


CALGARY, AB - Okaply Industries, a manufacturer of plywood, vinyl laminated panels and mouldings for the manufactured housing market, is installing a complete moulding department at its plant in Calgary.

Okaply recently celebrated its 47th year in business and the first anniversary of its Calgary factory.

President Craig Starke, said, "We are extremely pleased with our execution over the past 12 months... In anticipation of our continued growth, we have recently doubled the size of our facility and will be installing a complete moulding department in the first quarter of 2013."

Okaply, which also operates a manufacturing facility in Oka, QC, is a value added finisher of pre-finished gypsum, plywood, particleboard, MDF, shelving and mouldings. Their products are used for the walls, ceilings and cabinets of factory built homes and commercial buildings.


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Rich Christianson

Rich Christianson is Associate Publisher and Editor at Large of Woodworking Network. During his 25+ years covering the wood products industry, Rich has toured hundreds of manufacturing plants throughout North America, Europe and Asia. His reporting has covered everything from the state of the industry and impact of wood imports to technology and environmental issues. In his current capacity he is responsible for editing the daily Woodworking Network Update newsletter and coordinating events including the annual Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and Canada’s biennial Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo. He can be contacted at rchristianson@woodworkingnetwork.com or follow him on Google+.

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