Canfor Corporation (TSX: CFP) (“Canfor”) announces that, further to its news release dated January 21, 2016, it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Wynndel Box & Lumber Ltd. located in the Creston Valley, British Columbia. “We welcome the employees of Wynndel to the Canfor team,” said Don Kayne, President and CEO of Canfor. [...]

Canfor Announces the Purchase of Wynndel Box and Lumber

Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announces that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of Wynndel Box and Lumber Ltd., located in the Creston Valley of British Columbia.   Click to download the full release Click to view Creston Valley Advance Article Click to view Creston Valley Advance Editorial

WynnWood Nominated for 2014 BDC National Award

WynnWood was nominated by the Business Development Corporation of Canada (BDC) for it’s inaugural BDC Entrepreneurial Award. The BDC Entrepreneurial Resiliency Award, offered in partnership with the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), recognizes spectacular turnarounds of businesses or entrepreneurs that demonstrate recovery from failure in a way that is bold and inspiring to other businesses that [...]

WynnWood’s New Sign, More Than a Sign

WynnWood continued it’s rebranding from Wynndel Box & Lumber Company with the recent installation of it’s new custom entrance sign. The new fresh, modern sign is a symbol of a reinvented and innovative company. Our goal is one brand, one name and that is WynnWood. The new sign is a welcoming site to our mill [...]

Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Kootenay Community Bat Project

Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Kootenay Community Bat Project installed bat houses on the Frog Bear Lands in Wynndel, BC, lands NCC recently purchased from WynnWood.  WynnWood donated funds, provided labor and the use of our equipment installing the boxes.   It is believed that these boxes will help enhance the roosting success for [...]

Wynndel Box and Lumber Sawmill Rebrands as WynnWood

by Lorne Eckersley - Creston Valley Advance posted Feb 18, 2014 at 1:00 PM “It’s been a long time coming, but I think I can honestly say today that we have saved the mill,” CEO Michael Combs told employees of the newly branded Wynnwood sawmill on Friday. “All of us here today have saved the [...]

Wynndel Box and Lumber (WynnWood) Marks Landmark Anniversary

B.C.'s oldest family-owned lumber mill marks 100 years in the Kootenay Valley. Wynndel Box and Lumber Co. Ltd. is celebrating 100 years in business in B.C.'s Kootenay Valley. Monrad Wigen started the company, which began as a manufacturer of fruit boxes, in the small town of Wynndel in 1913. The sawmill is the oldest family-owned [...]

From Movie Sets to Our High Quality Boards: WynnWood Creates a Niche Market and Drives the Local Economy

The next time Michael Combs watches Johnny Depp leap from a table or bash another buccaneer with a chair during hand-to-hand combat, he could be forgiven for wondering, “was that one of ours?” Combs, the CEO of WynnWood, says one of the specialty products the company’s Wynndel mill produces is 1×3 inch lumber known as [...]

Working with Nature Conservancy of Canada preserving the Frog – Bear Corridor

It will now be easier for a threatened population of southeastern British Columbia grizzly bears to find new mates with a larger grizzly population to the east. The Nature Conservancy of Canada has added 150 hectares to a conservation corridor that runs through the Creston Valley, making a safer passage for the South Selkirk species [...]

A Century Behind Them. One Hundred Years of Business Done, Wynndel Box and Lumber (Now WynnWood) has a Limitless Future Ahead

One hundred years of business done, Wynndel Box & Lumber has a limitless future ahead Earlier this year, Wynndel Box & Lumber (WBL)—located in the small community of Wynndel in southeastern B.C.—quietly turned 100 years old. The home page of the company's website currently displays a countdown clock that is ticking down the seconds until [...]