San Group announces expansion of San Forest Products and Acorn Sawmill

San Group
September 7, 2022
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

LANGLEY, BC – The San Group announced it is expanding the company’s flag ship value added division, San Forest Products in Port Alberni and the newly acquired Acorn Sawmill in Delta, BC. The $23 million dollar investment will help develop new markets with a focus on high quality shelving products for big box stores such as Ikea. The expansion process expects to break ground in Q4 and extend to 2023.  The San Forest Products value-added expansion will focus on installing an Anthem Line, a fully automized system designed to develop edge glued panels extending to eight feet. …The Acorn Forest Products expansion will focus on installing a new auto grader and dry kilns to modernize the sawmills efficiency. Explained John Langstroth, San Group’s Senior Vice President: “We are highly integrated and these advancements allow us to add efficiencies and realize economies of scale.”

Read More