Foothills

Located approximately 20 kilometers south of Grande Cache, Alberta, Foothills Forest Products Inc. has a total annual production capacity of up to 130 million board feet of high quality SPF (Spruce-Pine-Fir) lumber in a range of sizes from 2×3 to 2×10 in six to sixteen-foot lengths.

In addition to a sawmill and planermill, Foothills also produces wood pellets in an integrated on-site processing facility.

Foothills Forest Products is the primary quota holder operating on the E8 Forest Management Unit and Foothills’ woodlands staff manage all aspects of forestry operations from planning to landbase rehabilitation.

Foothills Forest Products – Product Breakdown

Sizes Lengths Dimension Grades Other Products/Grades
2×3 8′ to 16′ #2, #3, Economy 6′ in #2 and Economy
2×4 8′ to 16′ #2, #3, Economy J-Grade in 12′-16′; 6′ in #2 and Economy
2×6 8′ to 16′ #2, #3, Economy J-Grade in 12′-16′; 6′ in #2
2×8 8′ to 16′ #2, #3, Economy J-Grade in 12′-16′
2×10 8′ to 16′ #2, #3, Economy J-Grade in 12′-16′

We typically have a run of each size of lumber over a 3-4 week rotation.