COVID- 19 Update
COVID 19 Update: Moving forward to protect our Employees, Customers and Business Operations Townsend Lumber is an essential business for the Ontario economy. We are ...
Suburban Transformations: A Family Renovation in London
Story: Nicole Laidler Photography: Jason Hartog When it comes to purchasing an older home, there are two things that can’t be changed: the location and ...
Next-gen leaders: Meet Mike Penner
By Canadian Forest Industries staff Each year, Canadian Forest Industries is proud to highlight 10 men and women under 40 who exemplify the best of Canada’s forest ...
From Portable Sawmills to Industry Revolutionary
Townsend Lumber's Kiln-Dried Lumber Busienss and Breeze Dried Sticks Offer Solutions for Every Sawmill Read More
Townsend Lumber’s Next Generation
Laura Townsend has worked in her family’s lumber business for as long as she can remember. As a kid, she swept sawdust and cleaned washrooms. ...
A Home-Grown, Family-Run Business Succession Story, 3 Generations in the Making
Tillsonburg, Ontario (January 17, 2017). Townsend Lumber, and its group of companies, is proud to announce new ownership, effective immediately. Laura Townsend and her husband, ...
FSC Certification Signifies Sustainability
Dave Townsend knelt beside a pile of 2,000 ash logs 10 feet high and 220 long, representing an estimated 130,000 board feet of sawn hardwood. ...
Substantial Investment Made in Lumber Certification
Townsend Lumber receives a Rainforest Alliance certification. Read More
Townsend Lumber: A Leader in the Hardwood Industry
Serves as base to expand and diversify into other wood products businesses. Read More
Family Owned Townsend Lumber Celebrates 50 Years
From humble beginnings as a part-time business 50 years ago, Townsend Lumber has grown into a diverisified, multi-faceted company. Read More
Townsend Family’s Tradition of Hard Work and Goal Setting Translates into Success
Some people think saw mills are the enemy of the forest. "Nothing could be further from the truth," says David Townsend of Townsend Lumber Company. ...
Townsend Lumber: It’s All in the Family
The Townsend family's lumber business has come a long way since they began operating a portable sawmill in the agricultural heartland of Ontario nearly 50 ...
Mill Advocates Woodlot Management
While Townsend Lumber sells its products abroad, its success hinges on a steady local supply. Read More