Forestry and lumber businesses make the cut for a prosperous industry during the current economic downturn.
High Prairie Forest Products continues to thrive since the parent company West Fraser Timber Co. bought the former Buchanan Lumber in April 2014.
“It hasn’t affected us too much,” says Lee Barton, general manager. “We’ve just been forging ahead and we’ve been making it sustainable for the High Prairie plant.
“Lumber prices are getting better, and our production is improving weekly and monthly and getting better all the time.”
In October, HPFP plans to start up a new sorter/stack system in the saw mill to increase employee safety and production. read more >>