West Fraser Announces Completion of Gilman Companies Acquisition

VANCOUVER, Aug. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. announced today that the acquisition of six sawmills and a finger‑joint mill from the Howard Gilman Foundation and other shareholders has been completed.

The Company

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips and energy with facilities in western Canada and the southern United States.

West Fraser shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol:  "WFT".

SOURCE West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

For further information: Chris Virostek, Vice‑President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer; Rodger Hutchinson, Vice‑President, Corporate Controller and Investor Relations, (604) 895-2700, www.westfraser.com


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