VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 16, 2013) - Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX:WEF) -

Western Forest Products' 2013 second quarter financial and operating results will be released on Wednesday, July 31, 2013.

Analysts, investors and media are invited to participate in Western Forest Products' 2013 second quarter conference call. The conference call will take place on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. PST (10:00 a.m. EST).

Don Demens, President and CEO, and Brian Cairo, CFO, will discuss the Company's second quarter results followed by a question and answer session.

The dial-in phone number is 1-800-732-6870 from inside the USA or Canada and 1-416-981-9000 from outside of the USA and Canada. To access the instant replay of the call dial 1-800-558-5253 or 1-416-626-4100 - passcode: 21668478. The replay will be available until August 9, 2013.

Western Forest Products

Western is an integrated Canadian forest products company and the largest coastal British Columbia woodland operator and lumber producer with an annual available harvest of approximately 6.4 million cubic metres of timber of which approximately 6.2 million cubic metres is from Crown lands and lumber capacity in excess of 1.1 billion board feet from eight sawmills and two remanufacturing plants. Principal activities conducted by the Company include timber harvesting, reforestation, sawmilling logs into lumber and wood chips and value-added remanufacturing. Substantially all of Western's operations, employees and corporate facilities are located in the coastal region of British Columbia while its products are sold in over 25 countries worldwide.

Contact Information:

Western Forest Products Inc.
Brian Cairo
Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary
(250) 734-4710