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June 21, 2021

June 2021 Market Update

As we reported a few weeks ago, the commodity softwood lumber market has undeniably seen a peak and begun to retreat.

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May 27, 2021

WESTON FOREST is a recipient of the 2021 Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses

Steve Rhone, President and CEO of Weston Forest, is excited to announce that the company is once again a recipient of the Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses. This is the fourth consecutive year that Weston Forest has won this prestigious honour.

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May 5, 2021

WESTON FOREST is a 2021 winner of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation

Steve Rhone, President and CEO of Weston Forest, is thrilled to announce that the company has achieved Platinum Club status with the Canada’s Best Managed Companies program by retaining its Best Managed designation for seven consecutive years.

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February 18, 2021

February 2021 Market Update

How could anything be crazier than 2020, right?

Well, 2021 has been giving the 2020 commodity markets a run for their money, not least of all forest products.

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January 29, 2021

Weston Forest announces new addition to Executive Team

Steve Rhone, President and CEO of Weston Forest, is pleased to announce that Ryan McInerney has joined the Executive team and been promoted to the position of Vice President – Industrial Sales.

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January 4, 2021

BIG NEWS AT WESTON FOREST!

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.

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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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