A blog that brings you Canfor news and achievements in the world of lumber, pulp, paper and green energy.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016

SLB’s Ongoing Value to Softwood Lumber Industry

 

Without a doubt, the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) helps to sell more lumber. Since its creation in 2011, the SLB has promoted the benefits and uses of softwood lumber and the results are very impressive.

The SLB’s new infographic called the Softwood Lumber Board Impact Report provides an overview of the SLB’s work and the significant contributions they have made to the softwood lumber industry.

The impact of SLB investments since 2012 include:

  • 1.68 billion board feet of new demand
  • $596 million USD of incremental sales
  • 15.55 : 1 return on money invested

Canfor continues to fully support this industry-funded initiative and will be showing our support in the upcoming continuance referendum taking place in August.

I encourage you to check out the Softwood Lumber Board Impact Report and learn more about the SLB’s positive impact.

Latest Posts

Friday, Dec 01, 2017
Canfor recently amplified the impact of the Canfor Elementary Trades Program through our donation and outfitting of a mobile trades workshop.
Thursday, Nov 23, 2017
Canfor employees raised $265,000 which, together with a $50,000 corporate donation, brings Canfor's 2017 United Way campaign grand total to an an impressive $315,000.
Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017
By the end of 2018, Canfor expects to have completed US$28M in upgrades at our sawmill in Moultrie, GA which will significantly increase the mill’s production capacity and operating efficiencies.