West Fraser acquired the Chambord mill earlier this year as part of its acquisition of Norbord, Inc., which included 17 plant locations in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Norbord had earlier announced it intended to restart production at Chambord.
Norbord had taken ownership of the Chambord mill in 2016 as part of an OSB mill swap with LP, with LP assuming Norbord’s OSB mill in Val-d’Or, Quebec. Both mills had been curtailed for a number of years. The Chambord OSB mill was curtailed by LP in 2008.
SmartLam North America announced several major projects that will have a significant impact to the mass timber industry. SmartLam North America, which is the first U.S. manufacturer and is reportedly the largest manufacturer in North America of cross laminated timber (CLT), announced it will build a $50 million glulam…
Article by Rich Donnell, Editor-In-Chief, Panel World September 2022 – If you think the pandemic caused the death of live trade shows, think again. Just take one quick browse through the Panel World September 2022 issue. In fact, trade shows almost snowballed us over this month…
Mika Saariaho’s starting date as President and CEO of Raute Corp. has been specified. He will start in the position on October 1, 2022. On May 24, 2022, Raute announced Saariaho’s appointment and that he will assume his position at the latest on November 24, 2022…
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