Western Forest Products Inc. completed the acquisition of certain assets of Columbia Vista Corporation and related entities located in Vancouver, Washington.
“This acquisition is consistent with our strategy of pursuing margin-focused business opportunities that complement our position in selected markets,” said Don Demens, Western’s President and CEO.
Columbia Vista is a lumber manufacturer that focuses production on Douglas Fir specialty products for the Japanese and U.S. markets. Columbia Vista operates a sawmill business in Washington State and has been in business for over 60 years. The operations employ approximately 90 employees and produced approximately 60 million board feet of lumber in 2017.
Western is an integrated forest products company, with operations and employees primarily on the coast of British Columbia and in Washington State, and is the largest coastal British Columbia timberlands operator and lumber producer.