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Millar Western is a privately held forest products company that has been in business for more than a century. We operate lumber, pulp and specialty wood products facilities known for their advanced production and environmental control technologies and woodlands operations recognized for their leadership in progressive, sustainable forest management.

Millar Western’s forest products operations are located in Whitecourt and Fox Creek, Alberta. In these operations and our Edmonton head office, we employ almost 700 people full-time and engage many hundreds more on a seasonal, contract basis. Our products, sold around the world, include softwood dimension lumber and specialty wood products, and hardwood and softwood bleached chemi-thermo-mechanical pulp (BCTMP).  Through our Spruceland Millworks division, we also operate a value-added specialty wood products facility in Acheson.

Our competitive advantages include a highly-skilled workforce, progressive forest management practices, technologically advanced facilities, and leadership in product development and customer service. On the basis of these strengths, we have built a solid reputation for safety, responsibility, quality and efficiency.

Our mission:

By profitably converting forest resources in a safe, responsible and sustainable manner into products that bring value to our customers, Millar Western will serve the long-term interests of our shareholders, our employees and our communities.

Our vision:

Millar Western is an innovative, profitable manufacturer of forest products. We are a company that our employees are proud to work for. We are respected by our customers, our suppliers and our competitors, as well as the communities in which we operate. We succeed by working collaboratively and combining creativity, technology and our core values of safety, integrity, honesty, trust and respect.