The Interior Lumber Manufacturers’ Association is the voice of local forestry companies working in British Columbia’s southern interior. As a central agency, we develop and communicate our position on forest policy issues of critical importance to our members.

Recent News

From Movie Sets to Dimensional Lumber: Creston Sawmills Create a Niche and Drive the Local Economy
The next time Michael Combs watches Johnny Depp leap from a table or bash another buccaneer with a chair during hand-to-hand combat, he could be forgiven for wondering, “was that one of ours?”…

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December 2014

Shuswap Lumber Manufacturers Looking For Stable Access to Wood
Products ranging from power poles to log homes depend on great locally-sourced wood, but access is getting tougher every year

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December 2014

The Right Log to the Right Mill
Nestled alongside the Kootenay River, Kalesnikoff Lumber’s Thrums mill site buzzes with activity. “We produce more than 1,000 different types of lumber and supply specialty wood products for builders looking for high quality,” says Ken Kalesnikoff. “We keep developing our mill with new technology and investing in our forests. Because of that work, our wood is in demand around the world, and I am proud of that.”

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December 2014

ILMA Stamp of Quality

The ILMA has a history of high quality wood products–a tradition that continues to this day. Lumber bearing the ILMA stamp was historically sought out by discriminating buyers from around the world. (details…)