Norbord’s 100 Mile House, British Columbia OSB Mill Resumes Production
26 July 2017
Norbord Inc. announced that its OSB mill in 100 Mile House, British Columbia resumed production over the weekend after the evacuation order for 100 Mile House and nearby communities was lifted.
On July 10th, Norbord reported that its OSB mill in 100 Mile House had temporarily suspended production in order to comply with evacuation orders due to wild fires burning in the region.
All mill employees were safely evacuated at the time and the mill was not damaged. The curtailment is not expected to materially impact Norbord’s third quarter results.
The 100 Mile House mill has a stated annual production capacity of 440 million square feet (3/8-inch basis).
Norbord Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels and the world’s largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to OSB, Norbord manufactures particleboard, medium density fibreboard and related value-added products. Norbord has assets of approximately $1.8 billion and employs approximately 2,600 people at 17 plant locations in the United States, Canada and Europe. Norbord is a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “OSB”.
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