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Canfor Building Louisiana Sawmill

Canfor Corp. will invest $160 million to build a new state-of-the-art sawmill near DeRidder, La. The facility will have an annual production capacity of 250 million bd. ft. on a two-shift basis and will directly employ about 130.

Canfor Corp. will invest $160 million to build a new state-of-the-art sawmill near DeRidder, La.

The facility will have an annual production capacity of 250 million bd. ft. on a two-shift basis and will directly employ about 130.

Expected to start up late in the third quarter of 2022, it will have manufacturing capacity and flexibility to produce a wide variety of high-value wood products.

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Publisher of two monthly magazines for LBM dealers and distributors—The Merchant Magazine, founded in 1922 to serve the western U.S., and Building Products Digest, formed in 1982 to serve east of the Rockies.

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