Manufacturing companies in the Kootenays

Kootenay Business has compiled a comprehensive list of all the leading manufacturing companies in the East and West Kootenay region.

We’ve decided it’s high time to salute some of the top manufacturers in the East and West Kootenay region. These Kootenay manufacturers produce a wide gamut of items, ranging from the edible (jams and jellies, caramel bars, artisanal cheese and sausage) to the drinkable (beer, wine, spirits, cider, coffee). And naturally, there are products made from B.C.’s abundant natural resources. If you believe your company should be added to the list, just email our publisher at Kootenay Business.

 

Apparel

Company Location Product Category
Lillie + Coho Nelson Apparel - hats

 

Beverage

Company Location Product Category
Arrowhead Brewing Company Invermere Beverage - beer
Columbia Brewery Creston Beverage - beer
Fernie Brewing Co. Fernie Beverage - beer
Fisher Peak Brewing Company Cranbrook Beverage - beer
Mt. Begbie Brewing Co. Revelstoke Beverage - beer
Nelson Brewery Company Nelson Beverage - beer
Over Time Beer Works Kimberley Beverage - beer
Rossland Beer Company Rossland Beverage - beer
Torchlight Brewing Co. Nelson Beverage - beer
Burton City Cider Burton Beverage - cider
William Tell Family Estate Creston Beverage - cider
Kicking Horse Coffee Invermere Beverage - coffee
Kootenay Coffee Co. Nelson Beverage - coffee
No6 Coffee Co. Nelson Beverage - coffee
Oso Negro Nelson Beverage - coffee
Steam Donkey Coffee Kimberley Beverage - coffee
Kootenay Kombucha South Slocan Beverage - kombucha
Bohemian Spirits Kimberley Beverage - spirits
Kootenay Country Craft Distillery Winlaw Beverage - spirits
Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery Creston Beverage - wine
Columbia Gardens Vineyard & Winery Trail Beverage - wine
Skimmerhorn Winery & Vineyard Creston Beverage - wine
Wynnwood Cellars Ltd. Creston Beverage - wine

 

Construction

Company Location Product Category
Fernie Home Builders Inc. Fernie Construction
Geoff's Contracting Cranbrook Construction
Jordan Cochrane Construction Ltd. Revelstoke Construction
Mandala Custom Homes Nelson Construction
New Dawn Developments Ltd. Cranbrook Construction
Trappeur Homes Windermere Construction
Tyee Log Homes Kimberley Construction
Vic Van Isle Group Revelstoke Construction
Selkirk Truss South Slocan Construction - floors & trusses
Dusk Building Systems Ltd. Invermere Construction - framing & trusses
Roxul Inc. Grand Forks Construction - insulation
Certified Coating Specialists Inc. Castlegar Construction - protective coatings
Selkirk Signs Cranbrook Construction - signs
Canadian Timberframes Ltd. Parson Construction - timber frame
Hamill Creek Timber Homes Meadow Creek Construction - timber frame
Boundary Truss Inc. Grand Forks Construction - trusses
Pacific Truss Creston Construction - trusses
H & H Window + Woodwork Grand Forks Construction - windows, doors

 

Electrical

Company Location Product Category
Boundary Electric 1985 Ltd. Grand Forks Electrical
Pacific Insight Electronics Corp. Nelson Electrical - lighting & electronics

 

Food

Company Location Product Category
Kootenay Meadows Creston Food - cheese
Doodle-Bug Chocolates Thrums Food - chocolate
Bad Duck Caramel Creston Food - chocolate bars
Gwinner’s Country Butcher Kimberley Food - fine meats
Treasure Life Flour Mills Creston Food - grains + flour
Swan Valley Honey Creston Food - honey
Saunders Family Farm Windermere Food - jams + jellies
Dave's Hot Pepper Jelly Invermere Food - jelly
Kaslo Sourdough Pasta Kaslo Food - pasta
Mrs. Palmer’s Pita Snacks   Food - pita snacks
Blueberry Patch Creston Food - preserves

 

Lumber/wood

Company Location Product Category
Brisco Manufacturing Ltd. Brisco Lumber/wood
Canfor Cranbrook, Radium & Elko Lumber/wood
CanWel/Jemi-Fibre Corp. Kootenays Lumber/wood
Downie Timber Ltd. Revelstoke Lumber/wood
Interfor Corporation Castlegar and GF Lumber/wood
J.H. Huscroft Lumber Ltd. Creston Lumber/wood
Kalesnikoff Lumber Thrums Lumber/wood
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation Golden Lumber/wood
McDonalds Ranchland Lumber Ltd. Grasmere Lumber/wood
Porcupine Wood Products Salmo Lumber/wood
Spearhead Inc. Nelson Lumber/wood
Wynndel Box and LumberLtd. (now Canfor) Creston Lumber/wood
Rocky Mountain Landscape Bark Elko Lumber/wood - bark products
Cranbrook Interior Woodwork Ltd. Cranbrook Lumber/wood - cabinetry
Gipman Millwork Cranbrook Lumber/wood - cabinetry
River City Woodworks Fernie Lumber/wood - cabinetry, doors
Paper Excellence Skookumchuk Lumber/wood - pulp
Galloway Lumber Galloway Lumber/wood - sawmill products
Stella Jones - Gallaway pole plant Galloway Lumber/wood - utility poles
Atco Wood Products Fruitvale Lumber/wood - veneer, chips

 

Metal/steel

Company Location Product Category
Clawhammer Letterpress + Gallery Fernie Metal/Steel
Reimer + Co. Architechtural Blacksmiths Cranbrook Metal/Steel
Alfab Manufacturing Ltd. Nelson Metal/steel - aluminum products
The Old Blacksmith Shop Cranbrook Metal/steel - blacksmith products
Columbia Industries LLC Sparwood Metal/steel - heavy equipment fabrication
Fab-Rite Services Ltd. Cranbrook Metal/steel - steel fabrication
Rayco Steel Ltd. Sparwood Metal/steel - steel fabrication
Unifab Industries Inc. Grand Forks Metal/steel - steel fabrication
Zap Welding Nelson Metal/steel - steel fabrication
Kootrac - Kootenay Tractor Crescent Valley Metal/steel - steel-track vehicles
Caliper Machine + Hydraulics Ltd. Cranbrook Metal/steel - welded products
Comfort Welding Ltd. Creston Metal/steel - welded products
XL Quality Industrial Services Inc. Trail Metal/steel - welding products
Hydraulics Unlimited Cranbrook Metal/steel - welding, fabrication
Kootenay Forge Ltd. Crawford Bay Metal/steel - wrought iron products

 

Metallurgical products

Company Location Product Category
Teck Trail Metallurgical products
Baymag Industries Radium Hot Springs Metallurgical products - magnesium oxide

 

Miscellaneous

Company Location Product Category
Sew-it Boat Tops + Upholstery Fruitvale Miscellaneous
Columbia Filter Ltd. Trail Miscellaneous - air + fluid filters
Back Dirt Luxury Soap + Bath Products Kaslo Miscellaneous - bath products
Moody Bee Kimberley Miscellaneous - body care products
Mountain Sky Soaps Crescent Valley Miscellaneous - body care products
North Woven Brooms Co. Crawford Bay Miscellaneous - brooms
Honey Candles Kaslo Miscellaneous - candles
Hellman Canoes and Kayaks Nelson Miscellaneous - canoes
Allied Compression Systems Cranbrook Miscellaneous - compressor packages
Tigz Designs Gift Baskets Creston Miscellaneous - gift baskets
Tilia Botanicals Creston Miscellaneous - herbal products
Pets Go Raw Cranbrook Miscellaneous - pet food
Top Hand Supplies Ltd. Cranbrook Miscellaneous - pet food

 

Paper

Company Location Product Category
Cartolina Cards Inc. Nelson Paper - cards + paper products

 

Printing

Company Location Product Category
Hall Printing Trail Printing
Kel Print Castlegar Printing
Kootenay Kwik Print Cranbrook Printing
My Signs Kimberley Printing
Rocky Mountain Print Solutions Cranbrook Printing
Wolfpack Signs and Printing Cranbrook Printing

 

Stone/glass/concrete

Company Location Product Category
Pacific Abrasives + Supply Inc. Grand Forks Stone/glass/concrete - abrasive products
Salvador Ready Mix Concrete LP Cranbrook Stone/glass/concrete - concrete products
Tri-Kon Precast Concrete Products Ltd. Cranbrook Stone/Glass/Concrete - concrete products
Spir-L-OK Industries Genelle Stone/glass/concrete - culverts
Kootenay Granite Cranbrook Stone/glass/concrete - granite products
Bavin Glassworks Invermere Stone/glass/concrete - hand-blown glass
Kootenay Monument Installations Ta Ta Creek Stone/glass/concrete - monuments
Across the Board Creations Wynndel Stone/glass/concrete - sculptures
Zellstoff Celgar Castlegar Wood - pulp