Category Archives: News Reports

Western Forest Products Carves Coastal Niche

Sheltered from pine beetle, company riding streak of positive earnings with eye for more growth. Read More…

Sawmill set for millions of dollars in upgrades

Western Forest Products Inc. plans to invest millions of dollars to upgrade the infrastructure at its facility on Vancouver Island. Read more…

Good News From Japan

Western Forest Products donated Douglas fir and cedar logs to the Miyagi Prefectural government to replace masts from a 400 year-old tall ship, a historical treasure and tourist destination, damaged in the tsunami. Read more…

Forest Products Manufacturers Establish Safety Task Force

Western has joined other industry leaders working collaboratively in response to the recent incidents.  Major companies have come together to address mill safety, share ideas, seek expert advice, and develop best practices.  This is an unprecedented collaboration.  Western has a …

Cow Bay Sawmill Angling for Speed –

WFP’s Cow Bay Sawmill featured in Millwide Insider industry magazine. Read More…

Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Western Forest Products.

Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce recognized Western Forest Products and Alberni Pacific Division Harold Frechette at its 2012 Annual Community Excellence Awards Dinner. Read More …

The Coastal Forest Industry Has Staying Power – Western Forest Products Is Proof

Building a sustainable business for our investors, our people, communities and the environment. Vancouver Sun (Mar 2012)

Western Positioning for the Future with First Step in Capital Plan

Western Forest Products Inc. announced today the first project in our capital plan; a $16 million investment in the Saltair Sawmill. Western was joined by Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, for the formal site announcement. …

North East distributor blogs on Western Red Cedar – Boston Cedar Blog January 20 2012

Not All Cedar Is Created Equal Building material distributor, Boston Cedar blogs on the features and benefits of WFP Western Red Cedar. based in Mansfield, Massachusetts the company has served a large base of independent retail lumber and building material dealers …

WFP COO Don Demens presents to Truck Loggers Association Convention & Trade Show – Victoria British Columbia January 18 2012

Don Demens, COO Western Forest Products Inc.  spoke to attendees at 69th Annual Truck Loggers Association Convention January 18 2012 in Victoria British Columbia. The theme of the show  “Pathways to a Sustainable Industry” was highlighted in Mr. Demens presentation – Solid …