Bois Poulin's history
- 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.
- Expansion of the company.
- Construction of a second sawmill, in Saint-Jacques-de-Leeds, Quebec.
- 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.
- Marketing of our cut-to-size and mould-ready products (red oak components).
- FSC certification of our traceability chain.
- 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.
- 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.
- Acquisition of Bois J.M. Arbour in Shawinigan. Bois Poulin thus acquires a new sorting table and kilns.
- September 2013, Bois Poulin celebrated its 30th anniversary
- Construction of two energy-efficient pre-dryers