April 1, 2015

NAWLA announces 2014 Outram Award recipients

Chicago, Illinois – April 1, 2015. Phil Duke, NAWLA’s 2014 Membership Committee Chairman, established “The Outram Award” to recognize the outstanding recruitment efforts of the dedicated members of the NAWLA Membership Committee.

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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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March 10, 2015


Mississauga, Ontario – March 10, 2015. Rick Ekstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, is pleased to announce that Weston Forest has just been named a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program for 2014, sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen’s School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums.

“We have spent many years attracting, training, and creating opportunities for our great group of team members,” said Ekstein, “and while we always thought that we were a well managed company, it is a huge honour to be recognized as one of the best in Canada, by the judges of this program.” (more…)

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.” (more…)

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