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ABOUT US

C.A. SPENCER Inc. was founded in 1908 and still bears the name of its founder; Charles Alexander Spencer.

 

Since this time, the company has been growing immensely and team-spirit amongst co-workers has never stopped thriving. With the addition of a new and dynamic workforce, the company being entirely employee owned has developed into a predominant leader in the hardwood industry.

 

With over a century's worth of experience passed down from one generation to the next, C.A. SPENCER Inc. is more dedicated than ever in guaranteeing products and services that are second to none, anywhere in the world.

 

Now, C.A. SPENCER's team is personally engaged and involved in every aspect of the business. We are proud to pursue a tradition of long-standing relationships with suppliers and customers based on trust and reliability.

 

Today, with a younger generation settling in, our customers will continue benefiting from our commitment to the highest standards of integrity, quality and service.

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Our history
1908
1908: C.A. Spencer is founded by Charles Alexander Spencer
1940
1940: Opening of the first lumber yard on the island of Montreal.
1967
1967: Colin Spencer (Charles Spencer’s son) takes over the business and the company is relocated to Laval where kilns and a warehouse are built.
1977
1977: Rémi Cadrin joins Colin Spencer as an associate and major expansions were made in the following years.
1987
1987: The purchase of WH Hunting Sawmill in Huntingville, Qc.
1989
1989: Beginning of business overseas.
1994
1994: Major expansions in Laval (new warehouse, grading chain and kilns).
2000
2000: The purchase of Scierie Carriere (sawmill) in Lachute, Qc.
2001
2001: New construction of Bois Hunting (sawmill) in Huntingville, Qc.
2002
2002: New construction of Scierie Carrière (sawmill) in Lachute, Qc.
2008
2008: Celebration of 100 years in business.
2012
2012: Construction of new office in Laval.
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