Canfor invests $25 million to modernize its Estill facility in South Carolina
SOUTH CAROLINA (News release) -- Canfor Southern Pine (Canfor) is investing $25 million to modernize its Hampton County facility in South Carolina, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and the S.C. Department of Commerce announced.
Canfor's investment is modernizing the facility with cutting-edge technology and equipment to position the company to meet growing global demand for its wood products. The upgrades are expected to be completed by the end of 2022.
"The investment in our Estill facility is benefitting our employees and is helping to ensure we can meet our customers' growing needs for sustainable wood products," says Canfor Southern Pine President Tony Sheffield.
Founded in 1938, Canfor produces a variety of wood products and has a large footprint in South Carolina - including six facilities and a corporate office. With a focus on sustainability, Canfor wants to create a future as sustainable as the forests - with goals and targets that support people, the planet and communities.