Category Archives: News Reports

CSA certified logs used in tsunami rebuilding project

Western Forest Products, whose forests lands are certified to the CSA SFM Standard are donating fir and cedar logs used to replace damaged masts on the San Juan Bautista sailing ship. Read More…

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 …