A Vancouver-based manufacturer of wood products has an ambitious plan to operate the largest single line sawmill on the coast of British Columbia.
Western Forest Products Inc. plans to invest millions of dollars to upgrade the infrastructure at its facility on Vancouver Island.
“One of the greatest challenges of this undertaking, aside from being on time, on budget and building something that works, is to continue operating the mill while rebuilding it,” said Iain Donaldson, the company’s manager of strategic planning and manufacturing.
“The mill has some key order files and key customers that we need to continue to serve during this period and there is not another facility in the company that can take on this business.”
Western Forest Products plans to invest $200 million.
From The Journal Of Commerce: http://www.joconl.com/article/id50672?search_term=wood