Bois Poulin's history

1983

  • Bois Poulin is founded by André Poulin.
  • Acquisition of a first hardwood sawmill in Saint-Ludger, in the Beauce region of Quebec, Canada.
  • Specialization in the processing of red oak and other deciduous species.

2000

  • Expansion of the company.
  • Construction of a second sawmill, in Saint-Jacques-de-Leeds, Quebec.

2006

  • Addition of a dry timber division, much appreciated by customers.
  • Construction of a warehouse.
  • Acquisition of breakdown equipment adapted to secondary processing.
  • Start of export activities to Europe.

2007

  • Marketing of our cut-to-size and mould-ready products (red oak components).

2008

  • FSC certification of our traceability chain.

2009

  • Hardwood exports to the Middle East and Asia.
  • Loading of containers directly at our plants to ensure quality and better control of wood shipments abroad.

2010

  • New export markets in Africa and Mexico.
  • New products: maple components and new species of dry timber: red maple, white ash, sugar maple, yellow birch.

2011

  • Acquisition of Bois J.M. Arbour in Shawinigan. Bois Poulin thus acquires a new sorting table and kilns.

2013

  • September 2013, Bois Poulin celebrated its 30th anniversary

2014

  • Integration of M. David Jacques as a new shareholders

2016

  • Construction of two energy-efficient pre-dryers
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