March 10, 2022

Market Update

The media spotlight has been on supply chain issues and their impact on prices and availability for the last two years, and the forest products industry has been hit as hard as any. In this update we’ll outline a few of the factors that continue to impact our markets, and have recently affected our ability to get product out the door and delivered to you.

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December 20, 2021

2021 has been an eventful year in every sense of the term, and forest products markets were no exception.

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November 23, 2021

It’s Official: Weston Forest is a Great Place to Work®

Steve Rhone, President and CEO, is proud to announce that Weston Forest has been certified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough, independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work Institute® Canada. This certification is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about their workplace experience.

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October 22, 2021

Guess who is featured in Business View Magazine?!

Business View Magazine is a great resource for anyone who wishes to keep up to date on the latest business trends and best practices.

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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


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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