Canfor To Acquire Millar Western Solid Wood Operations

Canfor Corporation plans to acquire the solid wood operations and associated tenure of Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. The solid wood operations, located in Alberta, will add 630 million board feet of production capacity and create access to a globally competitive, high-quality timber supply. The assets consist of three operations including two sawmill complexes in Whitecourt and Fox Creek and the specialty Spruceland Millworks facility in Acheson that is dedicated to serving strategic markets.