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Canfor Takes Market Downtime
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 13 June 2007 – Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announced today that it will be taking a series of curtailments at a number of its sawmills and at its PolarBoard oriented strand board (OSB) mill and Tackama plywood plant due to continuing poor market conditions.

These curtailments represent approximately 66.2 million board feet of lumber production, 14 million square feet of OSB (3/8-inch basis) and 8.5 million square feet of plywood (3/8-inch basis). To maintain customer service and continue to meet its program commitments, the company will implement a curtailment schedule commencing 29 June that will stagger mill downtime through to the second week of August. Employees will be encouraged to take summer holidays during this downtime.

In addition to the PolarBoard and Tackama mills, curtailments will take place at Canfor’s Polar, Radium, Vavenby, Rustad, Chetwynd, Grande Prairie, Ft. St. John, Clear Lake, and Daaquam sawmills.

Canfor is a leading integrated forest products company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, with interests in 33 facilities in British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec in Canada, and in Washington, North Carolina, and South Carolina in the United States. The company is the largest producer of softwood lumber in Canada. It also produces oriented strand board (OSB), plywood, remanufactured lumber products, and specialized wood products. Canfor also owns a 50.2% interest in Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership, which is one of the largest producers of northern softwood kraft pulp in Canada and a leading producer of high performance kraft paper. Canfor shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CFP).


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