CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd.




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Coast to Coast.


With locations nationwide and a knowledgeable and friendly team of professionals, our customers can rely on us to deliver what they need, when they need it.



Q. Who is CanWel?
A. We are one of North America's largest distributor of building materials and home renovation products serving the new home construction, home renovation and industrial market. CanWel also operates 7 wood preservation plants that produce quality treated wood products.


Q. Whom does CanWel sell its products to?
A. Our customers range in size from small independent lumber yards, to regional building material dealers, and national home improvement chains. These customers include the names of commonly known retailers such as Rona, Home Depot, Home Hardware and Lowes. CanWel also supplies the Industrial market servicing firms such as furniture manufacturers, millwork shops and producers of manufactured homes and industrial trailers.


Q. Where is CanWel headquartered?
A. CanWel is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia:


CanWel Building Materials Ltd..

Suite 1100 – 1055 West Georgia Street
PO Box 11135 STN Royal Centre
Vancouver BC V6E 3P3

Phone: (604) 432-1400
Fax: (604) 436-6670


Q. Where do CanWel's shares trade and what is the ticker symbol?
A. CanWel trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CWX"


Q. What are the shares trading at today?
A. Click here for CanWel's current stock quote.


Q. How can I purchase CanWel shares?
A. CanWel common shares can be bought or sold through a stockbroker or online trading service, or any financial institution that provides brokerage services.


Q. When does CanWel’s fiscal year end?
A. CanWel’s fiscal year-end is December 31.


Q. When did CanWel’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) take place and at what price?
A. The offering closed on May 13, 2004 and consisted of 5,118,000 common shares that were sold at $8.50 per share for gross proceeds to CanWel of $43,503,000.


Q. Who were the underwriters of CanWel’s IPO?
A. GMP Securities Ltd. was the lead manager and bookrunner for the offering. CIBC World Markets Inc., Canaccord Capital Corporation, Dundee Securities Corporation and First Associates Investments Inc. are members of the underwriting syndicate.


Q. Who is CanWel’s independent auditor?


Q. Who is CanWel’s transfer agent?
A. AST Trust Company (Canada)


Q. How can I get more information on CanWel?
A. You will find all our company reports on the web page "Financial Reports" and all publicly available documents are also available on You may also contact Ali Mahdavi, Investor Relation through the web page entitled "Contact".