Oct. 27, 2022
Commonwealth Plywood Re-opens Quebec Sawmill
Commonwealth Plywood Co. Ltd. is re-opening its sawmill located at Rapides des Joachims in Pontiac County, QC. The sawmill, which has been closed for over 10 years due to a number of factors external to the company, is expected to begin operations in November after a $1 million investment from the company. It will begin by sawing white and red pine on one shift and expects to hire over 65 people to operate the mill and in the forestry operations in the very near future. Commonwealth Plywood harvests, transforms, and distributes forestry and related products. It operates over 10 production facilities in Quebec and one in the U.S. and operates 23 distribution centres across North America.