Canfor RED is unique SPF lumber offered only by Canfor. The wood is harvested from regions with limited exposure to the mountain pine beetle. Canfor RED lumber offers the same grades and structural performance as Canfor’s other quality lumber products, with appearance benefits.
Canfor’s Playhouse Challenge shows the creativity and versatility of wood. Seven whimsical playhouses were created by teams involving major wood products companies, architects and builders. Each playhouse was sold to a corporate buyer, with proceeds going to Habitat for Humanity affiliates in British Columbia, and then located in a public venue.
The British Columbia Forest Industry is partnering with the Canadian and British Columbia governments to provide $4.5 million in reconstruction efforts following the devastating Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.
Canfor has had a long and valued relationship with Japanese 2x4 homebuilders for more than 40 years. Canfor J Grade is our high quality export standard.
Europe is the world’s largest market for wood pellets. Canfor’s joint venture with Pinnacle Pellet in Houston, BC produces sustainable wood pellets that are used as a green energy source in markets around the world - including Europe.
The United States is Canfor’s single largest market. Our high-quality SPF and SYP lumber is used to manufacture family homes across the country.
The world's largest Super E project and China’s largest wood frame construction project, the Kunming Super E development includes the construction of 1,700 mixed residential and recreational buildings.
The Wenchuan Earthquake of 2008 devastated the community of Dujiangyan, causing the collapse of three schools as well as numerous other buildings. As part of the Canadian effort to aid in reconstruction, the BC forest sector built a primary school in the community using wood frame construction - an advantageous construction method in areas prone to earthquakes.
The four-storey TEDA apartment complexes are being constructed as one of four wood frame demonstration projects under a memorandum of understanding signed between the Governments of Canada and British Columbia and the Chinese Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development.