CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd. engages in the distribution and trade of construction materials. It operates through the Building Materials Distribution and Forestry segments. The Building Materials Distribution segment supplies building materials and home renovation products and provides value-added services such as lumber pressure treating. The Forestry segment deals with timber ownership and management of private timberlands and Crown forest licenses; logging and trucking operation; and value-added services such as post-peeling and post and pole pressure treating operations. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.