FITCHBURG, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Wood Fiber Holdings Inc. is pleased to announce that Craig Tompkins has been named President and CEO. Wood Fiber Holdings was formed in 2018 as a result of the merger of Simonds International and Burton Saw and Supply. Tompkins succeeds Ray Martino in the role of President and CEO. Martino has been named Chairman of the Board of Wood Fiber Holdings Inc.
Craig Tompkins has served as COO since January of 2018 when Burton Saw & Supply merged with Simonds International. Craig has extensive experience as a senior executive, serving as CEO of Burton Saw & Supply, CEO and President of Marlin International, VP of Operations at Ryerson and Corporate VP at Sun Chemical. Craig holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS in Engineering from Purdue University. Craig will remain in our west coast headquarters in Springfield, Oregon.
Ray Martino has been President and CEO of the Simonds group of companies since 1999 and has served as President and CEO of Wood Fiber Holdings since the 2018 merger.
About Wood Fiber Holdings
Wood Fiber Holdings Inc. was formed in January 2018 with the merger of Simonds International and Burton Saw and Supply. The company is the leading provider of cutting tools, consumable supplies and tool maintenance equipment for the North American sawmill market and other wood fiber processing market segments. The company origins date back to 1832 and has a long track record of organic growth and acquisitions in the wood fiber market.