West Fraser has announced that during the month of May, they have successfully resumed full capacity lumber and plywood production at all but a few facilities, which continue to operate at less than full schedules. The Cariboo Pulp mill curtailment has been extended and work scheduled for the fall is being completed now. The Dudley GA., sawmill’s rebuild remains on schedule. In their announcement West Fraser said that they expect expects that demand for its wood products will be volatile over at least the balance of the year in response to the ongoing economic and other impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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West Fraser Announces Most Lumber and Panel Mills Returned to Full Operations in May