Commonwealth Plywood announces reopening of sawmill at Rapides des Joachims, Quebec

By Commonwealth Plywood
CHIPfm. com
October 19, 2022
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada East

Commonwealth Plywood announced a re-opening of its sawmill located at Rapides-des-Joachims in Pontiac County, Quebec. The sawmill has been closed for many years due to a number of factors external to the Company. For the past year, Commonwealth has invested over $1 million to get the sawmill operating and expects to open the mill to begin operations in November. The sawmill will begin by sawing White and Red Pine on one shift and expects to hire the over 65 people required to operate the mill and in the forestry operations in the very near future. …Commonwealth Plywood operates over 10 production facilities in Quebec and 1 in the US. …Commonwealth also operates 23 distribution centres.

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