TMI Forest Products and Welco Lumber Company USA are pleased to announce the formation of Alta Forest Products LLC, a partnership between two of the longest standing and premier Western Red Cedar manufacturers in the forest products industry.
Alta Forest Products will take over ownership and all operations of the assets of TMI Forest Products and Welco Lumber Company USA on May 1st, 2014 including the four manufacturing facilities located in Morton, WA, Shelton, WA, Amanda Park, WA and Naples, ID. This agreement will help secure employment to the local communities and strengthen the regional economy built on the growing lumber industry. Alta Forest Products will provide continued employment for over 400 individuals and have an annual production that will exceed 300,000,000 board feet of finished goods.
Alta Forest Products is in a position to provide our customers with the best products available through the most efficient manufacturing facilities and supply chain. Our team will utilize our unique synergies to effectively deliver the best renewable resource based building products in the most environmentally conscious manner.
Effective immediately, Alta Forest Products will be governed by a Board of Directors and managed by an executive group that will consist of Mike Pedersen as President and CEO, Jeffrey Cook as VP of Sales, Peter Stroble as COO and Brian Cox as CFO. This combined management team will continue to grow manufacturing and distribution networks on the longstanding practices of innovation, reliability and exceptional performance.