Tolko recognized for its contribution to global trade
December 18, 2007 By Pulp & Paper Canada
VERNON, BC — John Langley, Manager, Export Sales, accepted the award in the Primary Products and Resources categor…
VERNON, BC — John Langley, Manager, Export Sales, accepted the award in the Primary Products and Resources category of the 25th annual BC Export Awards. The ceremony was held November 23, 2007, in Vancouver, BC.
Tolko, along with the winners in seven other categories were recognized for outstanding contribution to economic growth, new investment, job creation and global trade.
The companys sustainable success comes from strategic diversification in products and markets. The export groups focus on top service and relationship building contribute to their growth in offshore markets, particularly Japan, China and Korea, explained Langley. “Customers appreciate the consistent innovation and extra effort put forward by both our sales and production groups,” Langley said.
Tolko now markets and ships solid wood, panel, and kraft paper products are now sold to over 30 countries worldwide.
Tolko Industries Ltd. is a private, Canadian-owned forest products company based in Vernon, British Columbia with over 4,500 employees. Tolko is a major producer and marketer of lumber, veneer, plywood, oriented strand board, and kraft papers, with manufacturing operations across Western Canada. The Companys Woodlands operations have received third-party certification of their sustainable forest management systems
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