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Teal Jones is BC’s largest privately-owned coastal forestry company.
A family-owned value-added manufacturer, the company employs more than 1,000 people directly in woods and sawmill operations across B.C., plus numerous contractors and service providers – many in remote communities where few other employment options exist. The company’s Surrey mill site and headquarters supports more than 500 jobs across seven specialized milling operations, giving the company the flexibility to ensure every log arriving at the site is directed to its highest-value potential.
Teal Jones has invested and committed to investing $60-million in its primary Surrey site since 2019 to strengthen its value-added manufacturing in British Columbia. The company ensures 100 per cent of every log it mills is used, with sawdust and chips directed to partners in pulp, paper, and biofuel production.
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About Teal Jones
Teal Jones has advantages that sets us apart in the forestry business:
- We are family operated, with direct lines of communication to key decision makers;
- We have the ability and expertise to partner with you in every aspect of the forestry business;
- We have a proven track record in community economic development, with successful business and employment for generations;
- We are willing to have innovative, challenging conversations with your leadership and find equitable solutions
Our Collective Process: Value-Added Forestry
Teal Jones is proud of our in-house forestry professionals’ ability to build a solid stewardship based, professional approach to Indigenous forestry needs. We understand that First Nations have been and continue to be the stewards of your land and water for time immemorial, we would like to build a forestry plan that builds off of Indigneous historical knowledge and cultural requirements.
From planning to harvesting, and post-harvest restoration to value-added forestry services Teal Jones can provide answers and options in a complex industry.