Milesi Wood Coatings names Metro Hardwoods wood coatings distributor
May 31, 2018 | 9:16 am CDT

CHICAGO -- Metro Hardwoods, Inc., based in Glendale Heights, Illinois, is now a master distributor of the complete line of Milesi high-performance Italian wood coatings, according to a joint announcement released by the companies. The new distribution agreement marks the first time these two companies have partnered to provide the line of wood finishing products to professional woodworkers, cabinetmakers, and millwork producers.

Metro Hardwoods serves customers in the Illinois and surrounding areas, and offers technical support, custom color matching, and a team of technicians to meet their customers’ finishing needs. The Milesi line includes two-component (2K) polyurethanes, polyesters, water-based interior and exterior finishes, natural look finishes, high gloss wet look finishes, UV, and stains.

The new partnership agreement brings together two companies that each have long traditions of providing high-quality professional, residential, and commercial wood finishing products to the woodworking industry.

“Metro Hardwoods is excited to have the opportunity to distribute the entire Milesi wood coatings line,” said general manager Steve Koves. “This partnership will allow us to expand our customer base and offer the leading European wood finish products available to the market. Milesi is a good fit and a great addition to our stable of high-end finishing brands.”

“We consider this agreement another solid step in our North American wood coatings business and another milestone in rolling out the Milesi North American National Distribution Program with highly respected and quality partners such as Metro Hardwoods” said Jeff Takac, Milesi managing director, North America.


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