Business View Magazine | Volume 8, Issue 9

117 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 8, ISSUE 9 WESTON FOREST PRODUCTS “You’ll love doing business with us” W eston Forest Products is an award-winning distributor and remanufacturer of forest products to the industrial and construction sectors throughout North America. One of Canada’s largest distributors of softwood, hardwood, and specialty forest products, the company recently won several awards, including Canada Best Managed Company, Canada’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies, and Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures. These awards underpin the company’s brand promise, “You’ll love doing business with us” and demonstrate its commitment to putting people first, whether supplier, employee or customer. The company has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 1953, when Frank Ekstein founded it as a small lumber yard called Weston Road Wholesale Lumber Ltd. Today, Weston Forest Products is mainly owned by a private equity firm and has grown into a AT A GLANCE WESTON FOREST PRODUCTS WHAT: Award-winning distributor & manufacturer of wood products WHERE: Head office in Mississauga, Ontario WEBSITE: