Greenwood Forest Products, a Canadian wholesale manufacturer of high-quality T&G wall paneling, edge glued laminated panels, and other value-added products, announced that it had ceased production as of 1st April 2021.
The former Georgia-Pacific particleboard plant just outside of Gaylord, Michigan is coming back to life after being dormant since its closure in 2006. The 850-acre site was purchased in January 2020 by Michigan Lumber and Wood Fiber Inc. of Comins Michigan.
NorSask Forest Products Ltd has provided an update on the cleanup efforts that are currently underway at their Meadow Lake sawmill after a fire that broke out on Saturday, March 27, 2021 destroyed two dry kilns.
West Frasier announced on Monday, March 29, 2021 operational updates on their Dudley, Georgia lumber mill and Chambord, Quebec OSB mill. The Company’s OSB mill in Chambord has completed commissioning and panels are now being produced and shipped to customers.
Neiman Enterprises has announced that after 53 years of continuous operation, the company has decided to shutter its Hill City, South Dakota sawmill. In discussing the closure, Jim D. Neiman, President of Neiman Enterprises said, the mill closure is outside of the company’s control and comes as the result of a reduction in the amount of timber being sold by the U.S. Forest Service in the Black Hills.
Despite having ‘retired’ in 2005, Frank Dottori, the founder of Tembec Inc., continues to pursue opportunities in the forest products industry. His most recent as the CEO of White River Forest Products (WRFP) located in White River Ontario and WRC Timber — the mills parent company. The WRFP mill was shut down for seven years before WRC Timber bought the mill in 2013.
According to the Regional District of Fraser Fort-George, a fire was reported about 10:30 PM at the Carrier Lumber Ltd., Tabor sawmill located on Willowcale Road, on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.
Westervelt Company celebrated the completion of their new Thomasville Alabama sawmill facility and shipped the mill’s first load of lumber on Friday March 5th.
Peak Industries finger joint mill held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday (3-3-21), the first the company says of many ongoing opportunities on the Cranbrook B.C. industrial site. The finger joint mill is located on the former industrial land owned by Tembec, which Peak purchases in November of 2020 for $6 million from the City of Cranbrook.
Interfor Corporation announced on Tuesday (2-9-21), that they had reached an agreement to acquire WestRock Company’s, Summerville South Carolina sawmill facility for $59 million (USD).