“We are thrilled to welcome Calvert’s employees to Western,” said Don Demens, Western’s President and CEO. “This acquisition is an exciting new chapter for Western as we seek to position the company as a market leader in the growing solid wood engineered product segment. The acquisition is consistent with our strategy of moving up the value chain by adding to our portfolio of value added products.”
Calvert is one of the oldest glulam manufacturers in the U.S. and has more than 60 years of experience producing high quality glulam beams in multiple species, including Douglas fir, southern yellow pine and yellow cedar, for industrial, commercial and residential projects around the world.
Calvert has manufacturing facilities in Washougal, Washington and Vancouver, Washington with a combined annual glulam capacity of approximately 35 million board feet on a two shift basis. Calvert’s operations employ approximately 60 employees and produced approximately 13 million board feet of glulam in 2021 on a single shift basis.