Milesi Wood Coatings & Industrial Finishing Products Inc. Join Forces on Italian High Performance Professional Wood Coatings

New York, NY – March 1, 2015 – Industrial Finishing Products, located in Brooklyn, NY is now the distributor of the complete line of Milesi high performance Italian wood coatings, according to a joint announcement released by the companies today. The new distribution agreement marks the first time the two well-known corporations have partnered to provide a complete line of high performance Italian technology wood finishing products to professional woodworkers, cabinetmakers, and millwork producers. Industrial Finishing Products Inc. services customers in NYC and the greater NY area. Industrial offers full technical support, custom color matching, and a team of technician’s to support their customer’s needs and the unique Milesi product offering. 

The new distribution agreement pairs two companies that each have long traditions of providing high quality professional residential and commercial products to the wood working industry. Industrial Finishing Products founded in 1946, is a leading provider of high quality Wood coatings products to the woodworking industry. Industrial Finish Products provides professional woodworkers with one source for all the finishing products they use, need and want. Milesi, has produced Wood Coatings since 1946 and is the leading Wood coatings manufacturer in Europe with proven innovative wood finish systems sold in 70 countries worldwide and not commonly found in North America.

“Industrial is excited about the opportunity to distribute the entire Milesi Wood coatings offering,” said Stephen Galgano, President – Industrial Finishing Products Inc. “This

alliance will allow us to expand our customer base and offer some of the finest European Wood finish products available on the market.”

“We consider this agreement with Industrial Finishing Products a landmark in our North American wood coatings business and a another solid step in rolling out our National Distribution Program with quality partners such as Industrial Finishing Products” said Jeff Takac, Milesi - General Manager – North America “It’s not often that a company with the expertise, knowledge and service of Industrial, and a company with the unique products, research, and chemistry of Milesi join forces. This relationship has the potential to help both organizations experience solid growth and benefit our end users with cutting edge High performance European wood finish technologies. Milesi Wood Coatings are well known and respected in the NYC market and this partnership allows our end users to once again have access to Milesi Wood coatings through a highly respected partner such as Industrial Finishing Products Inc.”.


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Milesi Wood Coatings - Italian Technology meets design solutions

Milesi is a brand of the IVM Group, one of the largest and influential wood coatings manufactures in Europe and in the world. Milesi products were born in 1947 in Italy, a country that has always been a point of reference in the furniture industry. These products were developed and perfected through constant interaction with local industry experts and designers who are appreciated all over the world.

With its presence in North America, the IVM Group wants to declare the intention to make Milesi products more available to the North American professional user.
IVM Group can establish a systematic cooperation with the North American user to define the product and application.
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Sherwin-Williams Unveils AcromaPro Brand, Retires Becker Acroma

Sherwin-Williams Product Finishes announced AcromaPro™ as the new name of its industrial wood finishing brand available exclusively through its North American distributor network. The line of coatings for the furniture, kitchen and bath, millwork and specialty markets carries on the 140-year Becker Acroma tradition.
“While the brand name has changed, the formulas for and outstanding quality of AcromaPro products remain the same,” said Mike McCally, director of strategic sales. “AcromaPro products are designed to exceed wood finishers’ expectations, and we promise to continue to deliver the latest innovations to enhance product performance – just as we’ve done with products like Matador and Bernyl.”
The company unveiled its new brand at the August 2014 International Woodworking Fair. 
"Our label is changing, but what's inside the can isn't.  Customers can expect the same product formulations they know and trust, but they can also expect to get more!"