Last updated
Tolko Industries Ltd.
Industry Forestry
Key people
Brad Thorlakson, President & CEO
RevenueIncrease2.svg$2.3 billion CAD (2005)
Number of employees
3,100 (2012)

Tolko Industries Ltd. is a privately owned Canadian forest products company based in Vernon, British Columbia. It manufactures and markets specialty forest products to world markets. Tolko's products include lumber, plywood, veneer and oriented strand board. The Company's Woodlands operations in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan have received third-party certification of their sustainable forest management systems [ citation needed ].

Tolko employs approximately 3000 people across B.C., Alberta, and Saskatchewan.

In February 2018, the company announced it had formed a joint partnership with family-owned Hunt Forest Products to create LaSalle Lumber Company[ citation needed ]. The two companies will work together to build a $115 million, state-of-the-art lumber mill in Urania, Louisiana. This is Tolko's first venture into the U.S.[ citation needed ]

Tolko's access to the Browns Creek watershed has been subject to a blockade by the Okanagan Indian Band since February 22, 2010. [1] The blockade is supported by the Union of BC Indian Chiefs. [2]

Tolko Industries Ltd. is a member of the Forest Products Association of Canada.

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  1. B.C. band fights logging on site of land claim
  2. Union of BC Indian Chiefs Supports Okanagan Indian Band in Browns Creek Faceoff Archived 2011-07-16 at the Wayback Machine