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Pacific Truss celebrates 60 years in Cowichan

By Warren Goulding
BC Local News
May 16, 2019
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Grant McKinnon

After 60 years in business the venerable Cobble Hill business, Pacific Homes & Pacific Truss, has selected its focus. “We’ve found our niche on the manufacturing side as opposed to the retail side,” explains Grant McKinnon, one of three sons of Ken McKinnon who formed the company in 1959. …“There is more and more demand for prefabricated homes,” says McKinnon, quickly adding the market for trusses has grown rapidly and Pacific Truss is now serving an international market from its plant in Cobble Hill and another in Creston, B.C. …Grant and a dedicated management team to operate the company that now has more than 100 employees and has hit the $25 million mark in sales. Revenues have doubled in the last 10 years, McKinnon says.

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