Maine Wood Concepts, parent Company of Fletchers’ Mill, awarded the Pine Tree Award for 2013 by the Maine Wood Products Association.
The Maine Wood Products Association has awarded the Pine Tree Award to Maine Wood Concepts; a family owned Wood Products business located in New Vineyard Maine. Maine Wood Concepts is owned by brothers Doug, Jody and Gary Fletcher and is the parent company of Fletchers’ Mill – Elegant Cooking Tools. In a press release announcing the award, Dan Crowley, executive director of the Maine Wood Products Association said “The Fletchers have used entrepreneurship, calculated risk-taking and perseverance to keep their company competitive. They have secured local markets for Maine’s high quality hardwoods and created good jobs in Maine while facing down foreign competition.”
The Pine Tree Award is given annually to a Maine Wood Products manufacturer that has grown its business through innovation. A significant factor in winning the award for 2013 was the strategic acquisition of the Vic Firth Gourmet Division by Maine Wood Concepts in December 2012. In presenting the award to the Fletcher Brothers, Maine Governor Paul LePage said “Over the last six months this company has added more than 30 jobs and made significant capital investment to expand their product lines”.
Maine Wood Concepts is the nation’s leading Wood Turning Company and parent of Fletchers’ Mill – Elegant Cooking Tools and Lutz File & Tool Company. Maine Wood Concepts produces “Made In Maine” quality products in New Vineyard, ME. USA