International Forest Products Limited

International Forest Products Limited

April 30, 2008 18:23 ET

Interfor Announces Completion of Pope & Talbot Transaction

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 30, 2008) - International Forest Products Limited ("Interfor" or the "Company") (TSX:IFP.A) announced today that it has concluded its previously announced transaction with Pope & Talbot, Inc. (P & T) to acquire the Castlegar and Grand Forks sawmills and related timber tenures in the Southern B.C. Interior, and the Spearfish sawmill assets in South Dakota. Interfor has also completed the sale of the Spearfish sawmill assets to Neiman Enterprises, Inc. of Hulett, Wyoming.

Interfor is one of the Pacific Northwest's largest producers of quality wood products. The Company has operations in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon, including three sawmills in the Coastal region of British Columbia, three in the B.C. Interior including the two mills acquired from P & T, one in Washington and two in Oregon.

Contact Information

  • International Forest Products Limited
    Ric Slaco
    Vice President & Chief Forester
    (604) 689-6800