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Interfor Acquires Four Sawmills from Simpson Lumber

Posted: 01/13/2015 8:07AM

Canadian lumber firm Interfor will acquire four sawmills from Simpson Lumber for $94.7 million. The move increases Interfor's total capacity by 30% and pushes its U.S. business from 57% to 67% of Interfor's total capacity.


C.R. Onsrud Names Michael Schwartz To Head Sales in Canada

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 12/31/2014 1:42PM

C.R. Onsrud named Michael Schwartz to spearheading sales efforts across Canada. Schwartz 30 years of experience has included positions with Benz, Schelling America, Ackerman, and most recently with CNC Automation.


Tembec Stops Production as Workers Strike at Quebec Mill

By Alex Keown | Posted: 12/03/2014 2:52PM

Tembec (TSX: TMB), a manufacturer of lumber and pulp, shut down operations at its Temiscaming, Quebec mill as 650 workers went on strike.


Demand for Lumber Sparks Strong 3Qfor Western Forest Products

By Alex Keown | Posted: 11/21/2014 10:27AM

Demand for lumber for the recovering North American housing market bolstered the third quarter for Western Forest Products Inc., with a $22.7 million growth in revenue.



Weak Housing Continues to Hinder Ainsworth Lumber Co.

By Alex Keown | Posted: 11/21/2014 9:46AM

Hindered by a slower-than-expected recovery of the North American housing market, Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd. posted a $2 million increase in sales during the third quarter.


Goodfellow Lumber & Building Supply Taps New CEO

By Alex Keown | Posted: 11/21/2014 9:08AM

Denis Fraser takes the reigns at Goodfellow Inc., one of Canada’s largest lumber and building supply distributors, as the company’s new president and CEO.


Wood Component Maker Art For Everyday Buys Acanthus Industries

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 11/19/2014 2:19PM

Art For Everyday Inc., one of North America’s leading manufacturers of architectural woodcarvings, announced it has acquired Acanthus Industries Inc.


Arauco North America Marketing Director Appointment

Posted: 11/13/2014 3:11PM

Kevin Shotbolt, Vice President of Sales and Marketing is very pleased to announce that Sebastian Cremaschi has agreed to join Arauco North America as the Director of Marketing.


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