Hefler Clawing Its Way Back from the Financial Abyss

Iconic Hefler Forest Products in Middle Sackville is reinventing itself under new management after a turbulent year that saw its assets scooped up after the previous owners sought creditor protection.

“We’re taking it slow and easy,” Stan Mason, president of Hefler Forest Products, said in an interview. “There are 20 people here who are employed and we’re taking care of them.”

The sawmill, which used to employ an additional 35 people and produced 60,000 board feet per day before it shut down at the end of last year, is still closed. Those workers have lost their jobs. read more >>