JDI Achieves All-Time Record Wood Purchases in New Brunswick

February 14, 2017
 
To date, JDI Woodlands has purchased 727,300 cubic metres (m³) of New Brunswick private wood (including stumpage), which is 46% more than last year and higher than JDI’s previous record of 682,000 m³.

As we approach the end of the 2016-2017 season on March 31, we are on target to purchase 870,000 m³ of private wood. This will be the most private wood the company has ever purchased.

“JDI appreciates our partnerships with private wood producers and woodlot owners which has made this record breaking year possible,” said Brent Thompson, Director of Wood Procurement for J.D. Irving, Limited. “Our 200% increase in private wood purchases over the last 10 years is the result of working directly with individual private woodlot owners and wood producers to form win-win partnerships.”

JDI contracts provide all wood producers, regardless of size, first-in-line market access, premium prices and security which allows for continued investment in the forest sector.


Private woodlot owners interested in a management or purchase agreement are encouraged to contact:
1-855-WOODLOT
www.JDIWoodProducers.com


Northern NB Wood Buyer
Alain Fournier
Fournier.Alain@jdirving.com

Southern NB Wood Buyer
Wendell Munn
Munn.Wendell@jdirving.com

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CONTACT:

Mary Keith 
Vice President, Communications
J.D. Irving, Limited 
Work: (506) 632-5122 
Cell: (506) 650-8209 
keith.mary@jdirving.com