VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 25, 2019 -- INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) today announced plans to temporarily reduce production across its operating platform in the BC Interior during the month of May 2019 due to a combination of weak lumber prices and continuing high log costs.
The curtailment is expected to reduce production in the region by approximately 20 million board feet for the month of May and will be taken by way of reduced operating days at each of the three BC Interior mills.
Interfor has three sawmills in the BC Interior, with total annual capacity of approximately 750 million board feet.
Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. The Company has annual production capacity of approximately 3.1 billion board feet and offers one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world. For more information about Interfor, visit our website at www.interfor.com.