Tembec’s Canadian forest and sawmill operations produce high-quality softwood lumber used mainly in construction, hardwood lumber used by manufacturers, as well as wood chips and biomass used in Tembec operations and by third-party customers.

Hardwood lumber

Tembec’s Huntsville, Ontario sawmill produces hardwood lumber products from a variety of hardwood species.  Customers in residential, commercial and industrial markets use our hardwood to make high-performance:

  • Furniture
  • Flooring
  • Moldings

Operations are fully integrated, giving us total control over the production process, from forest operations through to shipping. All this ensures quality, consistency and supply over the long term. And we offer Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified products in all our species and grades.

Product characteristics and applications

Species Dimensions Grades Services
Hard maple

Soft maple

White birch

Yellow birch

Red oak


4/4, 5/4

  • Green random
  • Hearts:
    • 2” x 3”
    • 2” x 4”
    • 3” x 4”
    • 4” x 6”
Sorted to length (4’ to 16’)
NHLA (National Hardwood Lumber Association)

Color sorting



JIT (just in time) delivery


  • Truck

Operations, capacity and certifications

Sawmill Production capacity (annual) Product certification
Huntsville, Ontario, Canada 30 million board feet* Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Certified Chain of Custody
*A board foot is a one-foot square board, one inch thick.




  • Lumber sales

    Telephone: 416 775-2846
    Commodities team: 416 775-2848
    Specialties team: 416 775-2853
    Fax: 416 621-9355
    405 The West Mall, Suite 800
    Etobicoke, Ontario
    M9C 5J1

  • Forest Products Transportation Logistics Team

    Telephone: 416 775-2850
    Telephone: 416 775-2818
    Fax: 416 621-9663
    405 The West Mall, Suite 800
    Etobicoke, Ontario
    M9C 5J1

  • Huntsville Sawmill
    Telephone: 613 478 3414
    Fax: 705 789-7335
    80 Old North Road
    Huntsville, Ontario
    P1H 2J4