VANCOUVER, Oct. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announces
that further to its news release dated September 28, 2015 the Company
has completed its acquisition of Anthony Forest Products Company
located in El Dorado, Arkansas ("AFP").
AFP operates six facilities including a sawmill and laminating plant in
Arkansas, a laminating plant in Georgia, two chip plants and an I joist
plant through a 50/50 joint venture.
Don Kayne, President and CEO of Canfor said, "We are pleased to welcome
Anthony Forest Products Company to our Southern Pine family which will
add to the variety of quality products offered to our customers."
Canfor is a leading integrated forest products company based in
Vancouver, British Columbia ("BC") with interests in BC, Alberta, North
and South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Arkansas. Canfor
produces primarily softwood lumber and also owns a 51.4% interest in
Canfor Pulp Products Inc., which is one of the largest producers of
market northern bleached softwood kraft pulp and a leading producer of
high performance kraft paper. Canfor shares are traded on the Toronto
Stock Exchange under the symbol CFP.
SOURCE Canfor Corporation
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