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January 4, 2021

BIG NEWS AT WESTON FOREST!

Mississauga, ON & Lexington, MA – January 4, 2021 Weston Forest, a leading distributor and remanufacturer of softwood & hardwood lumber and specialty panel products, today announced it has been acquired by the Watermill Group, a strategy-driven private investment firm.

“This is a historic event for everyone at Weston Forest,” said Steve Rhone, President, Weston Forest. “Our partnership with the Watermill Group will give us the strategic expertise and financial resources we need to help us enter the next phase of our growth. Watermill’s culture and values are an excellent fit with ours, and this strategic move will allow us to continue to offer a diverse range of products and services to our customers and suppliers, while providing more opportunity to our employees.” The Weston Forest executive team remains heavily invested in the company. Read more here.

December 22, 2020

To all of our friends and partners,

We have seen a global pandemic, a resulting record drop in production and demand in March and April, followed by a record resurgence in demand without an equivalent return in supply. 

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August 24, 2020

WESTON FOREST Purchases Monterra Lumber Mills

Steve Rhone, President of Weston Forest, announced today an agreement to purchase Bolton, Ontario-based Monterra Lumber Mills Ltd.

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July 21, 2020

Weston Forest July 2020 update

Rising Lumber Prices, Weston Forest COVID-19 response, and Plaid for Dad!

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April 22, 2020

WESTON FOREST COVID-19 response

At Weston Forest, results matter, but people matter more. Our focus since the beginning of the COVID-19 situation has been keeping our people safe, and continuing to safely provide our customers with essential materials for their business. We have taken several steps to ensure these priorities as far back as late February, when we first purchased hand sanitizing stations for the entire office.

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March 5, 2020

WESTON FOREST once again named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Weston Forest was recognized once again as a Gold Standard winner for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. Read more here

November 27, 2019

WESTON FOREST receives second consecutive Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures Award!

Weston Forest is pleased to announce that it is once again a recipient of the 2019 Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures Award, presented by Waterstone Human Capital. Read more here

Waterstone Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures 2019

November 14, 2019

WESTON FOREST receives Mississauga Board of Trade Business Award of Excellence

Weston Forest is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of the 2019 Large Business of the Year Award, presented by the Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT). The Large Business of the Year Award recognizes a large business that has demonstrated outstanding achievement and continues to contribute to the economic growth in Mississauga.

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NEW WESTON FOREST VIDEO

More than just a place to work!

October 11, 2019

We had a film crew in for a few hours, and this video is what they captured. Take a look!

September 27, 2019

WESTON FOREST places No. 367 on The Globe and Mail’s brand-new ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies

Weston Forest is pleased to announce it placed No. 367 on the inaugural Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies. Canada’s Top Growing Companies ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth. Weston Forest earned its spot with three-year growth of 57%.

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