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Interfor acquires EACOM Timber Corporation

 Thursday, February 24, 2022

Interfor Corporation recently completes its acquisition of EACOM Timber Corporation. Interfor made it official that it has completed the previously announced transaction to acquire 100% of the equity interests of EACOM Timber Corporation (“EACOM”) from an affiliate of Kelso & Company (“Kelso”), effective February 22, 2022.

Éric Larouche has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Eastern Operations and will be responsible for Interfor’s manufacturing, woodlands and forestry activities in Eastern Canada. Mr. Larouche has over 20 years of experience in the forest products industry in both Canada and the United States, and was previously EACOM’s Vice President of Human Resources.

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company with operations in Canada and the United States. The Company has annual lumber production capacity of 4.9 billion board feet and offers a diverse line of lumber products to customers around the world.

EACOM Timber Corporation is committed to support services in connection to sustainable forestry, safe environment, aboriginal engagement and lot more on environment and forestry. Now, merging with Interfor Corporation EACOM Timber is expected to further strengthen its position in the forestry segment and offer better services in the domain.

“We sustainably manage and transform forest resources into high-quality wood products. From the Canadian woodlands to the North American home building market, we strive for sustainability, collaboration, safety, and continuous improvement. At EACOM we are focused on continual improvement and adhere to the best sustainable forest management practices; we respect federal and provincial laws and ensure third-party certification of the forests we manage.”

We produce dimension lumber and studs used for framing and construction, specialty and value-added wood products such as bed frames and furring strips, as well as I-joists for floor and roof applications.

By investing in strong assets, including healthy forests, advanced technology and talented people, we are transforming our business, and in turn, our industry.

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