Montbleau execs to lead video tour of firm's Tijuana plant at EBC 2022
Montbleau Mexican Plant

Montbleau & Associates' state-of-the-art Tijuana plant will be highlighted at the Executive Briefing Conference, Sept. 17-19 in Colorado Springs.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Ron Montbleau, CEO, and Chris Gioia, president, of Montbleau & Associates, will discuss how their architectural woodwork company has teched up to tackle high-profile projects for the likes of Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Uber.

Their tag-team presentation will include a video tour of Montbleau's state-of-the-art architectural millwork production facility in Tijuana, Mexico. The 90,000-square-foot plant features a plethora of high-tech machinery, including multiple 5-axis and nesting CNC routers, the facility houses an automated UV finishing operation. The company also operates a manufacturing facility in San Diego, where its headquarters is located.



The Montbleau presentation will be anchored by an interview of Montbleau and Gioia by Harry Urban, publisher of Woodworking Network. The duo will also entertain questions from the audience.
With 2021 sales of approximately $50 million, Montbleau & Associates ranks No. 142 in the FDMC 300. The company manufactures millwork and casework for corporate, hospitality, and healthcare projects, much of it incorporating high-end wood veneers. 
Ron Montbleau, who founded the company bearing his name in 1980, was named a 2018 Wood Industry Leader by Woodworking Network. On the occasion of that honor, Montbleau told Woodworking Network, “Montbleau is a highly skilled team of engineers, project managers, and craftsmen. Our role is to bring projects that are demanding in design and demanding in materials – projects that are high-end in nature – to completion. And the more complex the product, the better we are in the marketplace.”

The Executive Briefing Conference (EBC), the woodworking industry’s most unique event for C-level executives, will take place Sept. 15-17 at The Broadmoor, one of the nation’s most iconic luxury resorts.

Learn more and register.

About the Executive Briefing Conference
Since 2002, the EBC has been the premier venue for key manufacturers to network and explore new ways to succeed. By providing strategic and practical information that addresses manufacturing challenges, the EBC provides a unique forum to find out about new technologies and methods, and discover opportunities in a non-commercial environment. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Harry Urban at 708-373-4344, [email protected].

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Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.