lists: Biggest forestry companies in B.C. in 2013

Biggest forestry companies in B.C. in 2013

RANKED BY | Number of B.C. employees in 2013

Rank '13CompanyProductsYear foundedRevenue
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Net income '12/
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No. worldwide staff '13No. B.C. staff '13
1Canfor Corp
www.canfor.com
Lumber, engineered lumber, structural panels, decking, trim, siding and recycled wood products1938$2.7 billion
$2.4 billion
$41.4 million
$10.8 million
5,3134,114
2West Fraser Timber Co Ltd
www.westfraser.com
Lumber (spruce/pine/fir and southern yellow pine); panels (plywood, MDF and LVL), pulp (NBSK and BCTMP), newsprint, wood chips1955$3 billion
$2.8 billion
$86.7 million
$72.7 million
7,2663,218
3Tolko Industries Ltd
www.tolko.com
Lumber, oriented strand board, plywood and veneer, kraft paper, harvest bins, biomass energy, and other value-added products1956NPNP3,2002,400
4Western Forest Products Inc
www.westernforest.com
Lumber, logs, wood chips and value-added remanufacturing2004$925.4 million
$853.7 million
$29.1 million
$23.8 million
2,0042,004
5Catalyst Paper Corp
www.catalystpaper.com
Specialty papers, directory paper, newsprint, market pulp2001$1.1 million
$1.1 million
$583,200
($974 million)
1,59211,5781
6International Forest Products
www.interfor.com
Fine-grain raw material for remanufacturing into consumer products, finished and semi-finished products and structural building materials1963$849.2 million
$758.2 million
($8.7 million)
($13.5 million)
1,821981
7Teal Jones Group
www.tealjones.com
Western red cedar lumber, bevel, siding, timbers; Douglas Fir and Hemlock lumber; western red cedar roofing, sidewall shakes and shingles1947$200 million2
$200 million
NP1,000970
8Paper Excellence Group
www.paperexcellence.com
Pulp and paperNPNPNP2,2578003
9Conifex Timber Inc
www.conifex.com
Lumber products and residuals2004$217.6 million
$124.8 million
($16.2 million)
($16.9 million)
550550
10Richmond Plywood Corp
www.richply.com
Plywood1956NPNP446446
11Zellstoff Celgar LP
www.mercerint.com
Softwood pulp, bio-electricity, bio-chemicalsNP$336.3 million
$392.8 million
($12.5 million)
$46 million
444444
12Weyerhaeuser Company Limited
www.weyerhaeuser.com
Building products: dimensional softwood lumber, engineered lumber (Parallam, Timberstrand), OSB, northern bleached softwood kraft pulp1965NPNP12,800428
13Gorman Bros Lumber Ltd
www.gormanbros.com
Value-added lumber products1951$100 million
$100 million
NP410355
14Domtar Corp4
www.domtar.com
fiber-based business that produces communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, adult incontinence products2006$5.5 billion
$5.5 billion5
$172 million
$310 million5
9,300300
15Nanaimo Forest Products Ltd
www.harmacpacific.com
Northern bleached softwood kraft pulp2008NPNP300300
16Ainsworth Lumber Co Ltd
www.ainsworthengineered.com
Oriented strand board, pointSix engineered flooring, stairtreads, webstock for I-joists1952$409.1 million
$293.3 million
$28.4 million
$8.3 million
600235
17Brink Forest Products Ltd
www.brink.bc.ca
Fingerjoint lumber/Remanufactering1975NPNP175175
18Coulson Group of Companies
www.coulsongroup.com
Forest products1960NPNPNP1501
19TimberWest Forest Corp
www.timberwest.com
Timberland and land management company1997NPNP9090
20West Chilcotin Forest Products Ltd
www.wcforestproducts.com
Rough and finished lumber (2x6, 2x4, 2x3, 1x4 and 1x6)1994$10 million
$0
$500,000
NP
4747



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