Tolko Industries Joins Up With Jasper Lumber

Tolko Industries (U.S.) Ltd. and Jasper Lumber Co. have announced a 50-50 joint-venture partnership in Jasper’s existing southern yellow pine sawmill, shavings, chipping and trucking operations in Jasper, Ala., with plans to expand lumber production. The collaboration will be known as Jasper Forest Products LLC, A Jasper-Tolko Partnership.

“This joint venture project is an important part of our company growth and we’re excited to be investing in this mill with Jasper Lumber,” says Tolko CEO Brad Thorlakson. “This is our third U.S. lumber partnership and supports our product and geographic diversification.”

“We couldn’t be more excited to be partnering with Tolko,” adds Jasper Lumber Chief Operating Officer Roy Beall. “Tolko has a proven track record in our industry and a long family history in the lumber manufacturing business. We look forward to working with Tolko, our valued customers, and the state and local economic development community as we create jobs and expand capacity from our current 70MMBF to approximately 200MMBF (annually).”

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