Canfor to Build New State-of-the-Art Mill in Houston, BC

Canfor Corporation
September 14, 2023
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, United States

Don Kayne

VANCOUVER, BC — Canfor announced that it will be investing approximately $200 million to build a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Houston, British Columbia. This low cost, high efficiency facility will have an annual production capacity of approximately 350 million board feet. Don Kayne, President and CEO said “I’m very pleased to be making this announcement in British Columbia, where Canfor has been proudly headquartered for 85 years. … This decision comes following a comprehensive evaluation of customer requirements and a careful evaluation of the availability of economic fibre in the region to support a successful investment.” …Work will begin immediately on detailed project engineering and permitting requirements. Vendor and equipment selection will be finalized in early 2024 with demolition and site preparation scheduled for the spring. Planning, construction, and commissioning of the new facility is expected to take between 28 and 32 months depending on contractor availability and equipment lead times.

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