VIDA to acquire Sawmill in Ingarp, Sweden
VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 25, 2023
VANCOUVER, BC , Sept. 25, 2023 /CNW/ - VIDA AB, owned 70% by Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP), announces it will acquire a 50 million board foot sawmill from Ingarp Träskydd for 50 million SEK ( CAD$6.0 million ). The sawmill has the potential for expansion to 100 million board feet and the transaction is expected to close on October 3, 2023 . The strategic acquisition marks a continued investment in the area around Vida's sawmills in Hjältevad and Vimmerby.
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Canfor is a global leader in the manufacturing of high-value low-carbon forest products including dimension and specialty lumber, engineered wood products, pulp and paper, wood pellets and green energy. Proudly headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia , Canfor produces renewable products from sustainably managed forests, at more than 55 facilities across its diversified operating platform in Canada , the United States and Europe . The Company has a 70% stake in Vida AB, Sweden's largest privately owned sawmill company and also owns a 54.8% interest in Canfor Pulp Products Inc. Canfor shares are traded on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CFP. For more information visit canfor.com .
SOURCE Canadian Forest Products Ltd.