X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

BOISE, ID-Trus Joint, a locally-based company, along with several other partners, soon will complete a new, engineered wood products mill in Kenora, Ontario.

The plant will make the Weyerhauser Company businesses’ TimberStrand laminated strand lumber for structural framing and industrial applications. The $150 million investment in northwestern Ontario represents the company’s confidence in the future of engineered wood products compared to traditional sawmill products.

Construction started earlier this year on what will become the company’s third laminated strand lumber mill and the largest of its kind in the world. With nearly 400,000 sf already under roof, development is expected to continue through the winter months without delays.

The project will be completed next summer and operation will begin in October 2002. UMA Group Limited (Vancouver, B.C.) is the lead engineer on the project with Comstock Canada Limited (Burlington, Ont.) as the prime contractor for construction activities.

Trus Joist is a leading manufacturer and marketer of engineered lumber products, which provide value for the customer, the builder and the environment. Employment at the plant is expected to number approximately 215 including management and hourly workers.

Weyerhaeuser, headquartered in Federal Way, WA, is one of North America’s largest forest products companies. For the third quarter of 2001, the company reported net earnings of $91 million compared to $199 million for the same period last year.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 3 free articles* across the ALM subscription network every 30 days
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

GlobeSt. NET LEASE Awards 2020Event

These awards honor the industry's most influential and knowledgeable real estate executives from the net lease sector.

Get More Information
 

GlobeSt

Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.