World renown for top quality red pine utility poles, Herb Shaw and Sons Ltd. produces 45,000 poles annually ranging from 23-80 feet in length.
All graders are certified by the Canadian Lumbermen’s Association which promotes consistent market standards.
At the manufacturing site, 5 million board feet is kiln-dried in one of two state-of-the-art kilns located on site while up to 3 million board feet is air-dried. Specialty milling produces patterned paneling, milling up to 9 million board feet annually.
Bi-products, including bagged wood shavings, wood chips, sawdust, and mulch, are sold within their respectable markets. Barely a speck of the tree is unused.