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Canadian Timberframes wins Top Mid-Size Manufacturer Award

Canadian Timberframes was recently awarded Top Mid-Size Manufacturer by Kootenay Business Magazine.

Out of 150 manufactures they awarded 3 manufacturing awards to Small, Mid & Large Manufactures in the region.

They winners were judged on growth, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit knowing that these manufacturers in this region are major creators of jobs and opportunities and wanted to recognize them for it.

We thank Kootenay Business Magazine for recognizing Canadian Timberframes in this way & thank all of our employees who are the driving force behind this award.

Our employees step up every day to produce world class products, offer professional service & unprecedented client support from the beginning of design until the very last timber is put in place. We revel in our top notch service & client satisfaction.  

Thank you to all of our clients and industry professionals whom we have worked with over the past year – we appreciate your business & continued support for our organization.

Sincerely,

The Canadian TImberframes Team

 

Canadian Timberframes is proud to be a Certified Dealer for Loewen Windows

We are excited to bring the outstanding quality and craftsmanship from this Canadian company to our customers. One of the key elements for Canadian Timberframes in making our decision to become a certified dealer was not only the quality but the Douglas Fir used in the production of their products. The Douglas Fir will give our customers the finished match they are after in building their luxury timber frame home.

 

Alexandre Lathion, a Canadian Timberframes designer & timber frame technician had the chance to take part in their annual dealer training that was held in their factory of Steinbach Manitoba last week.


During the 4 day training session, he got an in-depth look at the process and manufacturing facility; he was able to tour the production lines and headquarters of this company founded in 1905.


With over 500 employees and a production facility of more than 600'000 square feet Loewen has the means to produce an outstanding product. "More so than the means it is the passion and pride that struck me"  said Alexandre  during his visit, "real craftsman are actually involved in the fabrication and design process of these windows and it shows in their end product."

 

They produce it all, from the very traditional double hung windows to their modern lift and slide system. Loewen also offers a custom window making department to meet any of your design needs...the only limit is your imagination.

With a wide variety of designs and applications, as well as a Canadian dollar price point Loewen is a great addition to our offering and we are looking forward to quoting the windows on your next project.

 

Best in the Business - Gold Award for Best Log Home / Timber Frame Home Company

September/October 2014 issue of Kootenay Business magazine

Just released, the 2014 Kootenay Best of Business winners.

Canadian Timberframes earns the Gold Best in Biz award within the Log Home/Timber Frame Company category!

We would like to thank our dedicated staff for all that they do on a daily basis to keep up with the demand & handling themselves with the utmost professionalism and bringing a second to none expertise & one of the highest levels of service within the industry! Also, a huge thank-you goes out to our incredible customers and partners, it truly is a pleasure doing business with you.

CTF: Summer 2014 Newsletter

Regained optimism and paced growth mark another impressive year of new custom timberframe homes for Canadian Timberframes. says Jeff Bowes, President and Partner.  It is exciting to be working with so many new clients, raring to build and to support this new demand CTF has been in ‘hiring’ mode since the start of the year.

We invite you to read our entire newsletter; we have featured a new exciting project that is in the design phase and 2 incredible projects in construction.

Canadian Timberframes donates again to local community

May has been a busy month for the Golden Cycling Club.  First, the local trails were opened and cleared of their winter debris.  With over 100km of trail spread throughout four trail systems, it can be a challenge to stay ahead of local cyclist.

Newest Entrance in Banff National Park

Canadian Timberframes is proud of our recent project: the new Bow Valley Parkway entrance in Banff National Park that we built.  The impressive 65' X 3' upper log welcomes park visitors in true 'BC Style'.  Enjoy reading the whole article.

We Even Look Good On Paper!

Canadian Timberframes is featured in the publication:  DOCKSIDE - THE BEST OF MUSKOKA.  In this article by Sarah Fulton May, CTF is praised for its ability to incorporate timber into any scenery.  Jeff Bowes, Partner and Director of Business Development interviewed as the expert in Muskoka timber living. 

CTF: Winter 2014 Newsletter

Winter has arrived at the hill top of Collingwood Ontario. The site of one of the most spectacular projects of the last year.  We are pround to have been selected by UPSTREAM CONSTRUCTION on this truly amazing resort home.  Look for more information on the open house that is scheduled for spring 2014.

CTF: Summer 2013 Newsletter

This amazing structure has become a Canmore landmark!  THE GRIZZLY PAW BREWING COMPANY is open and in full production is their new facility.  This project also caught the eye of the Canadian Wood Council who has now competed and published a case study on this exciting structure and story.

CTF featured in Timber Home Living

Please take a minute to review this amazing double spread from Timber Home Living.

Timber Home Living: Tree House

Read about the benefits of timber from one of our own clients.

CTF: Winter 2013 Newsletter

We are preud that this amazing Tofino home was featured by Timber Home Living magazine as one of the top ten timber frame homes in 2012.  We continue to receive interest from readers that are dreaming or developing that perfect home to match their unique location.

CTF: Summer 2012 Newsletter

Blue Sky Architecture of Frisco Colorado and Upstream Construction of Caledon Ontario are working closely with the Canadian Timberframes team toward the design and construction of this spectacular heavy timber country home being built this fall and into 2013

CTF: Winter 2011 Newsletter

While exploring downtown Golden, take a trip over the Kicking Horse Pedestrian Bridge at 8th Ave North.  Spanning the river of the same name, at 46 metres (151 feet) across, it's the longest freestanding timber frame bridge in Canada

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