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Anthony Timberlands' sawmill in Bearden.
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Timber Surge Fuels $309M in Mill UpdatesLock Icon

What’s behind this surge in announced sawmill updates and expansions? Historically high lumber prices. read more >
Business Services / Construction / Manufacturing / Real Estate

Logging Big Gains in Arkansas Forestry (Jeff Wardlaw & Jonathan Dismang Commentary)

Significant economic development projects by companies like Highland Pellets — and the positive ripple effects they create — are a prime illustration of the benefits of supporting Arkansas’ timber industry. read more >
Manufacturing

Canfor to Spend $130M to Upgrade Urbana Plant

Canfor Corp. of Vancouver says it will spend about $130 million to upgrade and expand its sawmill and planer in Urbana (Union County). read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Manufacturing / Public Companies

Canfor Completes $93.5M Deal for Anthony Forest Products

Canfor Corp. of Vancouver said it has completed its previously announced $93.5 million purchase of Anthony Forest Products Co. of El Dorado. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Energy / Manufacturing / Small Business

Climate Change Drives Canadian Lumber Buying Spree

Milder winters and warmer summers have meant higher survival rates for the mountain pine beetle, which has triggered an epidemic that began in the 1990s which had killed by 2012 946 million cubic yards of pine trees in British Columbia. More than 45 million acres of forest have been affected. read more >
This mural, titled “The Natural Cycle of Wood,” adorns the east side of Anthony Forest Products’ headquarters in El Dorado. The mural was painted by artists Maria and Jorge Villegas in 1995.
Agriculture & Poultry / Manufacturing

Aubra Anthony: Sale of Anthony Forest Products Best for Family

The $93.5 million sale of Anthony Forest Products Co. to a Canadian company was the best choice for the Anthony family, for the firm’s employees, for the communities it operates in and for its customers and suppliers, said CEO Aubra Anthony. read more >
Aubra H. Anthony Jr.
Agriculture & Poultry / Manufacturing

Canadian Company Buying Anthony Forest Products for $93.5M

Anthony Forest Products Co. of El Dorado, one of the largest private companies in Arkansas, is being sold to publicly traded Canfor Corp. of Vancouver, the two companies announced late Monday afternoon. read more >