Posts Tagged ‘US’

West Fraser acquires seven U.S. mills

July 27, 2017

VANCOUVER – West Fraser Timber will acquire the operations of the Gilman Companies from the Howard Gilman Foundation and other shareholders for approximately US$430 million. The Gilman Companies are comprised of six sawmills and a finger‑joint mill in Florida and Georgia, as well as an administrative office in St. Marys, Georgia. The acquisition is a further step in

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Weyerhaeuser will spend $50M to fix “smelly” joists

July 20, 2017

SEATTLE – Weyerhaeuser estimates it will cost US$50-60 million to address customer concerns about its TJI Joists with Flak Jacket Protection product. The company has determined that recent customer feedback regarding an odor in certain newly constructed homes is related to a recent formula change to the Flak Jacket coating

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