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WFP completes acquisition of Columbia Vista


February 1, 2019
By Western Forest Products

Western Forest Products Inc. announced today the completion of its previously announced 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. “We are excited to welcome Columbia Vista’s employees to Western.”

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.