Metrie seizes top spot among FDMC 300 Canadian firms
Metrie Mouldings FDMC 300

Powered by its December 2020 acquisition of Pacific Trim, Metrie Inc. passed Global Furniture as the highest-ranked Canadian firm in the 2022 FDMC 300.

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa – Metrie Inc., North America's largest mouldings producer, is also the highest-ranked  Canadian wood products company in the 2022 FDMC 300 published last month.

Metrie of Vancouver, BC, with estimated 2021 sales of more than $1 billion, placed No. 14 in FDMC’s annual ranking of the U.S. and Canadian wood products companies based on sales volume. The company jumped from No. 35 in the 2021 FDMC 300 powered by its December 2020 acquisition of Pacific Trim.

Metrie employs a total of 1,500 people at its plants in Surrey, BC; Calgary, and Edmonton, AB; Toronto, ON; Rocklin, CA; and Ferndale, WA. The company manufactures solid wood and composite mouldings, and window, door, and flooring components

Metrie surpassed Global Furniture Group, No. 15, of Downsview, ON, to grab the top spot of Canadian firms included in this year's FDMC 300. Global Furniture, which has a U.S. headquarters in Marlton, NJ, generated an estimated $1 billion in 2021 sales and employs 3,500 people. Its manufacturing operations total more than 3 million square feet to produce contract and RTA furniture, seating, and more for offices, hospitality, healthcare, and educational institutions.

Montreal-based Dorel, No. 17, is the third of three Canadian companies cracking the top 25 of the 2022 FDMC 300. The company makes residential, RTA and juvenile furniture, plus other products at its five plants in Canada and the U.S. Dorel’s sales totaled an estimated $907.3 million in 2020, and employs 1,500 people. Its divisions include Altra, Ameriwood, Cosco Home & Office, Dorel Asia, Dorel Home Products, Ridgewood, Carina, SystemBuild, and Notio Living.

Other Canadian wood products firms included in the 2022 FDMC 300 report include:

Teknion, No. 27
Toronto, ON
$500 million (estimate)
1,500 employees

eSolutions Furniture, No. 51
Sherbrooke, QC
$200 million (estimate)
600 employees
Bestar, which purchased Bush Industries in early 2020, rechristened as eSolutions Furniture last spring with the goal of propelling "the sale of residential and commercial furniture on the international market through cutting-edge e-commerce solutions.” 

Palliser Furniture, No. 59
Winnipeg, MB
$166 million (estimate)
2,437 employees

Alexandria Moulding (U.S. Lumber), No. 66
Alexandria, ON
$150 million (estimate)
500 employees

Loewen Windows and Doors, No. 81
Steinbach, MB
$100 million (estimate)
700 employees

Groupe Lacasse, No. 84
Saint-Pie, QC
$100 million (estimate)
400 employees

Canadel Furniture Inc., No. 87
Louiseville, QC
$100 million (estimate)
600 employees

Frendel Kitchens Ltd., No. 90
Mississauga, ON
$97.8 million (estimate)
170 employees

Elran Furniture Ltd., No. 101
Pointe-Claire, QC
$80 million (estimate)
420 employees

Krug Inc., No. 104
Kitchener, ON
$80 million (estimate)
450 employees

Olon Industries, No. 110
Georgetown, ON
$75 million (estimate)
400 employees

Groupe Cabico, No. 113
Coaticook, QC
$75 million (estimate)
600 employees

Decor Cabinets Ltd., No. 126
Morden, MB
$62 million (estimate)
352 employees

Superior Cabinets, No. 130
Saskatoon, SK
$56 million
352 employees

LivingArt Kitchens Inc., No. 133
Toronto, ON
$54 million
331 employees

Artitalia Group, No. 136
Montreal, QC
$52.1 million (estimate)
500 employees

Elias Woodwork & Manufacturing Ltd., No. 139
Winkler, MB
$50 million
460 employees

Artopex, No. 145
Granby, QC
$50 million (estimate)
500 employees

Foliot Furniture, No. 148
Saint-Jerome, QC
$50 million (estimate)
400 employees

Armoires Fabritec Ltee, No. 149
Bromont, QC
$50 million (estimate)
350 employees

Stylus Made-To-Order Sofas, No. 161
Burnaby, BC
$41 million (estimate)
225 employees

Cuisine Ideale Group Inc., No. 162
Sherbrooke, QC
$40 million (estimate)
250 employees

AyA Kitchens and Baths, No. 163
Mississauga, ON
$40 million (estimate)
325 employees

Nightingale Corp., No 165
Mississauga, ON
$40 million (estimate)
200 employees

Inscape Ltd., No. 167
Holland Landing, ON
$38.2 million
400 employees

Miralis, No. 176
St. Anaclet, QC
$34.6 million (estimate)
180 employees

Durham Furniture Inc., No. 182
Durham, ON
$30.86 million (estimate)
200 employees

Buhler Furniture, No. 190
Winnipeg, MB
$29.2 million (estimate)
189 employees

Laurysen Kitchens, No, 207
Stittsville, ON
$25+ million (estimate)
150 employees

Decor-Rest Furniture, No. 213
Woodbridge, ON
$25 million (estimate)
350 employees

Cartier Kitchens, No. 225
Brampton, ON
$23.1 million (estimate)
120 employees

Downsview Woodworking Ltd., No. 244
Mississauga, ON
$20 million (estimate)
200 employees

Dynamic Furniture Corp., No. 245
Calgary, AB
$20 million (estimate)
200 employees

Euro-Rite Cabinets Ltd., No. 250
Pitt Meadows, BC
$20 million* (estimate)
85 employees

Dutailier, No. 257
Saint-Pie, QC
$18 million (estimate)
150 employees

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