August 9, 2017

WESTON FOREST IN PALLET ENTERPRISE MAGAZINE

Informative article and great perspective from our Vice President – Trading, Steve Rustja. You can read it here in Pallet Enterprise August 2017.

 

July 18, 2017

WESTON FOREST IN BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE

Great article and interview with Steve Rhone in Business View Magazine. You can read it here.

 

July 6, 2017

WESTON FOREST ACQUIRES GREAT NORTHERN LUMBER OF MICHIGAN

Mississauga, Ontario – July 6, 2017 Steve Rhone, President, is pleased to announce that Weston Forest has acquired the assets of Great Northern Lumber of Michigan, LLC and will be operating the facility as Northern Industrial Woods Inc.
The two companies have had a long-standing relationship, and Great Northern Lumber extends the reach of Weston’s remanufacturing capabilities.

Find out more here.

May 18, 2017

 

WESTON FOREST AT THE LARGEST HABITAT FOR HUMANITY BUILD IN CANADA

Toronto, Ontario – May 18, 2017. In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday and to celebrate Ontario’s sustainable forest products sector, OFIA partnered with Habitat for Humanity GTA as an Official Wood Sponsor at the Pinery Trail site in Toronto. Weston Forest is proud to collaborate with OFIA to deliver Ontario lumber to the build site and provide some handy volunteer labour! See pics and video link below:

March 3, 2017

 

Weston Forest releases trailer video for the Waterstone Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures gala!

Watch the trailer here: Weston Forest movie

 

April 22, 2016

 

HAPPY EARTH DAY!

Weston Forest is honoured to celebrate Earth Day by being named the very first “Green Ambassador” by the Toronto Construction Association (TCA).

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Green Ambassador Committee Crest

 

November 23, 2015

 

WESTON FOREST ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NEW PRESIDENT

Mississauga – November 23, 2015. Today, Rick Ekstein, current President and CEO of Weston Forest, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Rhone to the position of President, effective January 1, 2016.

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In an exclusive interview, Ariella Kimmel sat down with Rick Ekstein to discuss this decision and what it means for the Weston family. Read full story here.

 

January 23, 2015

WESTON FOREST supports local forestry initiative

Toronto, Ontario – January 23, 2015. Dustin Wood, Hardwood Product Manager at Weston Forest, discusses his involvement with a Toronto urban forestry enterprise.

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November 25, 2014

Weston Forest buys stake in Bramwood Forest Products

Mississauga, Ontario – November 25, 2014 – Rick Ekstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, announced today that Weston Forest Products Inc. has purchased an interest in Torontobased Bramwood Forest Products, effective December 1, 2014.

“Bramwood has been a strong competitor of ours for many years,” said Ekstein. “They are an excellent company, with great remanufacturing capabilities, great people and a loyal customer base. We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship.”

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September 11, 2014

Ontario-based distributor Weston Forest announced that Kyle Gibbons been promoted to Manager of it’s Truss Lumber Sales Group

Mississauga, Ontario (September 11, 2014)

Kyle joined the Weston Forest Purchasing team in 2009 as a junior SPF lumber buyer. He quickly became a vital part of the Purchasing team managing all of Weston’s external logistics, moving truck, rail and intermodal traffic throughout North America. Most recently, Kyle was integral in the creation and management of Weston’s Mill Sales division, establishing an exclusive sales agreement for a group of sawmills in northern Ontario. In addition to all of these responsibilities, Kyle has steadily increased his sales volume in the Trading group.

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June 16, 2014

Weston Forest Products Inc. announces new US Trading Group

Mississauga, Ontario (June 16, 2014) – Rick Ekstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, announced today that Jared Carroll is joining Weston Forest as Manager- US Trading Group.

“We have known Jared for a very long time, and we are excited that he is leading this new business unit for us,” said Ekstein. “We truly believe that adding Jared to our team will bring tremendous value to our existing customer and supplier base.”

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