CHICAGO – Metro Hardwoods Inc., 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 two companies. The new distribution agreement marks the first time these two companies have partnered to provide a complete line of Italian technology, wood-finishing products to professional woodworkers, cabinetmakers and millwork producers.

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

The new partnership agreement pairs two companies that each have long traditions of providing professional, residential and commercial wood-finishing products to the woodworking industry. Metro Hardwoods has been a long-time provider of high-quality wood coatings, hardwood plywood and other woodworking products to the woodworking industry in the Midwest. Milesi has produced wood coatings since 1947 and is a leading wood coatings manufacturer in Europe, with proven innovative wood finish systems sold in more than 100 countries worldwide and cutting-edge technology not commonly found in North America.