Ardew Wood Products Limited is a family-owned and operated business that was established in Merritt in 1966. Ardew pioneered Smallwood conversion in Merritt, and focuses on the use of small diameter Lodgepole pine for the production of premium quality structural lumber for the Japanese pre-fabricated housing market. In addition, Ardew provides lumber to a local value-added pine furniture manufacturer.
Ardew is a partner with the Upper Nicola Indian Band in a successful joint venture company named Nicola Pacific Forest Products Ltd., which was established in 1996. This company manages a 15 year non-replaceable Smallwood Forest License in the Merritt TSA and directly employs First Nations people in all areas of operation.Visit Ardew Wood Products Limited Site