BC Wood is a not-for-profit trade association that has represented British Columbia’s value-added wood products industry for over 25 years. It is an industry-led association with a membership base of 120 specialty wood manufacturers and a board of directors that represents every value-added sector in every region of the province.
Established in 1989 as a partnership between industry and government, BC Wood provides marketing programs to registered value-added manufacturers, which includes cost-shared participation in international tradeshows and events, out-going and incoming trade missions, lead generation through the Western Wood Supply Network (WSN), and networking opportunities. In addition, BC Wood members have access to an extensive resource library, both on-line and in our office.
BC Wood’s mandate is to assist BC’s secondary wood product manufacturers to grow faster by helping them access and exploit markets they would not otherwise enter. By diversifying the members’ market activities, the dollar value of BC fibre is maximized while the business risk is minimized.
BC Wood member companies produce hundreds of different value-added wood products grouped in to the following seven sectors: