West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (WFT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
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Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (West Fraser) is a diversified wood products company that offers a range of lumber, wood chips, southern yellow pine, fiberboard, plywood, pulp, and newsprint. The company also offers laminated veneer lumber (LVL) for use as beams, headers, columns, and rim board applications in residential floor and roof systems. The Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF) products manufactured by company are sold under the Ranger Board and WestPine trade names in North American and overseas, export markets. It produces two types of pulps namely Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft (NBSK) and Bleached Chemical Thermo-Mechanical Pulp (BCTMP). It offers products through third party transportation providers that include truckers, bulk and container shippers and railways. The company has manufacturing facilities located in the US and Canada, and operates sales offices in British Columbia, Canada and Tennessee, the US. West Fraser is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. Key Recent Developments
Oct 06, 2015: North American wood companies have the world largest ORC - based biomass power plants
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