Cortina Kitchens acquires crosstown rival
March 16, 2021 | 10:52 am CDT
NIICO Millwork manufactures custom kitchens, baths, closets and millwork.
WOODBRIDGE, Ontario -- Cortina Kitchens Inc. announced it has purchased NIICO Millwork Group to “solidify and expand its market position as a fully-integrated top-tier Canadian kitchen designer and manufacturer.” Both companies are based in Woodbridge.

NIICO manufactures both face frame and frameless kitchen cabinets, vanities, and custom millwork. It has showrooms in Woodbridge, Vaughan and Toronto. The company was founded in 2016 by Joseph Primucci.

Cortina has been in business for more than three decades. The company manufactures kitchen cabinets, vanities, closets and millwork,

“The integration of NIICO allows us to continue providing our partners and clients a broader range of quality products and services, expand our retail showroom market, and support our dealer, low-, mid-, and high-rise partners.” Said Paul Tommasino, general manager of Cortina.

“I am excited and humbled to be part of the Cortina family,” Primucci said. “The Cortina team embodies the core principles that are at the heart of NIICO…. Being associated with Cortina will enhance our ability to continue to innovate, capitalize on market trends, and to meet expectations of our increasing customer base.”



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