CanWel buys California treating plant

VANCOUVER — CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd., through its wholly owned subsidiary CanWel Building Materials, has completed the acquisition of the lumber pressure treating plant and related equipment and business of Western Wood Treating, Inc. Western Wood Treating is in Woodland, Calif., and specializes in producing pressure treated wood products. It has been in business for more than 30 years. The  newly acquired facility can service a wide range of lumber types, including, dimensional, timbers, fencing and plywood.

Amar Doman, Chairman and CEO of CanWel said the acquisition is complementary to Canwel’s existing operations in California, and expects it to help the company grow its volumes on the West Coast.