MacMillan Bloedel Ltd

MacMILLAN BLOEDEL LTD, once BC's largest forest company, was formed by a merger of 3 older companies and numerous small ones. The H.R. MacMillan Export Co was established in 1919 by H.R. MacMILLAN, a former chief forester, to market BC lumber abroad. The business was an enormous success and in 1924 a shipping company, the Canadian Transport Co, was established to carry lumber to foreign buyers. In 1926 the company acquired its first SAWMILL, Canadian White Pine in VANCOUVER, and 2 years later...

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