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Nancy Genest est responsable du soutien technique chez LIVOS Canada.

Passionnée du bois et première femme à avoir étudié à l’école de Foresterie de Duchesnay, elle a travaillé pendant 17 ans pour la compagnie Jos St-Amant de St-Tite devenue Coopérative en 1999. Après avoir observé et classé maintes essences de bois franc et résineux pendant 10 ans, Nancy devient contrôleur de la qualité et responsable de la formation des employées en usine. En 2006, elle se spécialise dans l’amélioration des processus par une formation en génie industriel.

Nancy est à l’écoute de ses clients, trouve des solutions avec eux et aime apprendre constamment de nouvelles techniques afin de pouvoir améliorer ses conseils. 

 

Nancy Genest is Technical Support Manager at LIVOS Canada.

Passionate about wood and the first woman to have studied at the Duchesnay Forestry School, she worked for 17 years for Jos St-Amant company in St-Tite that became Cooperative in 1999. After having observed and classified many hardwood and softwood species for 10 years, Nancy becomes quality controller and manager for the training of factory employees. In 2006, she specialized in process improvement through training in industrial engineering.

Nancy listens to her customers, finds solutions with them and likes to constantly learn new techniques in order to improve her advice.

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Can Kunos products be applied inside furniture or on veneer and pressed wood?

On Kunos labels, can be seen a warning indicating that the oil used to treat wood should not be used on veneer, pressed wood or inside furniture. Here is why this warning does not apply in North America.


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5 Projects to use Wood Pallets

You have wood pallets available and you would like to design unique practical new projects? Whether you want to make furniture or decorations, here are a few ideas that should stimulate your imagination! And what is more, you do not need to be an expert to carry out these projects. 

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Nowadays health and environment are two major concerns. This is why, when considering choosing a finishing product, natural ecological products should be favored. Did you know that Livos' flax-based oils are the most efficient ecological substitute for acrylic or urethane-based varnishes or traditional oil stains?

 

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Livos' story: Back to our roots

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