Groupe Miralis plans to invest $45 million for the start-up of two new high-automation manufacturing furniture plants, one in Saint-Anaclet-de-Lessard (near Rimouski) and another in Québec City.
The 2022 Wood Industry Market Leaders are (in alphabetical order): Lisa Carlquist, president, Artisan Custom Closets; Kelly Dame, president & CEO, Woodgrain; Daniel Drapeau, president & CEO, Miralis; Scott Prillaman, senior vice president-U.S. Operations, Hooker Furnishings; and Kelly Victor-Burke, owner/CEO, Burke Architectural Millwork.
Since 2009, Woodworking Network has paid tribute to market leaders in the wood products industry that have made an impact — not only at their own companies, but also on the industry as a whole. Represented are persons from all segments of the secondary woodworking industry, including: residential furniture, contract/office furniture, cabinets, closets/home storage, store fixture, architectural woodwork, window and door, and wood components.
Kelly Victor-Burke is the owner/CEO of Burke Architectural Millwork. She spearheaded a team of business owners, educational partners and industry organizations in the creation and approval of the first Department of Labor registered apprenticeship in woodworking: Woodwork Manufacturing Specialist
Scott Prillaman is the senior vice president-U.S. Operations for Hooker Furnishings, one of the largest furniture manufacturers/providers in North America.
Lisa Carlquist is president of Artisan Custom Closets, one of the largest closet and home organization firms in North America.
Daniel Drapeau is the president and CEO of Miralis, one of the largest cabinetry manufacturers in North America.
Kelly Dame is the president and CEO of Woodgrain. The vertically-integrated company is among the largest wood products manufacturers in North America.