Jun 29, 2023


Surrey B.C. – Teal Jones is taking a seven-day production curtailment at its Surrey lumber operations, starting today. The company’s coastal lumber operations are being impacted by tight log inventories, high stumpage rates and challenging lumber markets. Log supply was constrained by weather earlier in the year. The company continues to work hard to secure fibre to support consistent operations in the face of tight fibre availability, high costs and challenging market conditions.

About Teal Jones:

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 eight 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.

For more information visit tealjones.com 

Media contact:
Shawn Hall