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Kalesnikoff Lumber Company Announces New $35 Million Mass Timber Facility in West Kootenays

The Nelson Daily
March 14, 2019
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Kalesnikoff Lumber Company is pleased to announce North America’s most advanced, fully integrated, multi-species mass timber manufacturing facility in South Slocan, B.C. which will create 50 new, full-time, technology-centered local jobs. Kalesnikoff’s $35 million mass timber investment will encompass construction of a new 110,000 sq ft. building. …“We see mass timber as a natural and exciting innovation and next step for our company and team,” said Chris Kalesnikoff, Chief Operating Officer of Kalesnikoff Lumber Company. …This new facility is scheduled to open in late 2019 with a full product line by the summer of 2020, creating 50 new technology-centered, local jobs and expanded community benefits.  Kalesnikoff will begin recruitment later this year.

For another version of the story see the Nelson Star: Kalesnikoff announces $35 million South Slocan facility

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