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Slide #13. West Fraser — Travis Lumber Company's Sawmill Operations
West Fraser (TSE:WFT.CA)
Travis Lumber Company's Sawmill Operations
West Fraser (TSX:WFT) announced today that it has acquired Travis Lumber Company's sawmill and lumber manufacturing operations based in Mansfield, Arkansas. Travis Lumber has operated at the site since 1988 and the mill produced more than 100 million board feet of lumber in 2013. West Fraser plans to invest additional capital in the mill to expand annual production capacity to approximately 150 million board feet.
West Fraser Timber is a wood products company producing lumber, laminated veneer lumber, medium density fiberboard, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, other residuals and energy with facilities in western Canada and the southern U.S. Co. holds rights to timber resources that are sufficient to supply a principal amount of the fiber required by its Canadian operations and has long-term agreements for the supply of a portion of the fiber required by its U.S. operations. Co.'s operations located in western Canada manufacture all of the products described above except southern yellow pine lumber (SYP). Co.'s sawmills located in the southern U.S. produce SYP, wood chips and other residuals.
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