West Fraser Timber's new lumber mill to be fully operational by the end of the second quarter of 2021
March 30, 2021
GEORGIA (News release) -- Progress on West Fraser Timber's new lumber manufacturing complex in Dudley, Georgia remains on track with management's initial expectations. Substantial portions of the new mill are being commissioned and are ramping up, with the new site expected to be fully operational by the end of the 2Q 2021.
Operations at the legacy site will be wound down by the end of the 2Q. When completed and fully ramped up, annual production capacity at the site will increase by 170 million board feet to 270 million board feet, expected to be achieved over the next several years. The Dudley site represents the second full site modernization in the US South by the Company since 2017.
West Fraser is a diversified wood products company with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe.