Who are Quebec's largest wood products manufacturers?

Dorel is the largest of 13 Quebec wood products producers featured in the 2022 FDMC 300.

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa – A baker's dozen companies included in the 2022 FDMC 300 are headquartered in Quebec.


The ranking of North America's largest secondary wood products manufacturers is annually updated by Woodworking Network, which is organizing Salon Industriel du Bois Ouvré (SIBO) at the new Centrexpo Cogeco in Drummondville.

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

The other 12 Quebec-based wood products firms included in the 2022 FDMC 300 report include:

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.” 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thirty-eight Canadian companies in total are included in the 2022 FDMC 300 rankings, including 15 in Ontario, five in Manitoba, three in British Columbia, and one each in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

Read the 2022 FDMC report.


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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.