Canada’s largest manufacturer of prefabricated wood fence panels and fencing components

Established on Montreal’s South Shore since 1998, the BarretteWood factory in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is known for its manufacturing calibre. From pre-assembled wood fence panels to wooden box spring components, we design and manufacture a broad range of products with various grades of wood.

Our manufacturing facility is equipped with advanced production techniques and specialized equipment like optimizers, slitters, surface planers, shapers and automatic nailers. Ongoing investment supports the performance of BarretteWood operations to keep up an exceptional pace while optimizing raw materials.

  • + 180 employees who work all year round
  • + 200,000,000 fbm (foot board measure) processed every year
  • + 3,000 km of wood fence panels shipped every year
  • + 90 different wood products manufactured
  • 18 North American distribution centres

One success deserves another!

Do we work hard? Yes, but what really sets BarretteWood apart is our flexibility and innovation. The Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu factory manufactures over 90 different wood products with minimal inventory. The company uses a dedicated railway branch to receive and ship products across North America.

  • Flexible process automation
  • Short production lead times
  • A focus on innovation
  • Reduced inventories

Working in Quebec’s largest lumber yard

Everyone pitches in with the receiving, processing and shipping processes for raw materials at our lumber yard, which is almost 200 million square feet in size— the province’s largest.

« BarretteWood really takes care of its employees. I’ve been coming to work here with a smile every morning for 10 years now. »

- Stephane Leclaire, trainer.

Jobs to discover

The Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu wood processing facility is driven by a performance-focused team. Their command of our state-of-the-art equipment, most of which the company itself developed on-site, considerably boosts our overall production capacity. This expertise also makes it easier to adjust the team’s work processes to achieve the flexibility needed to manufacture so many products.

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  • Production workers
  • Industrial equipment operators
  • Forklift operators
  • Industrial equipment adjusters
  • Wood graders
  • Wooden structure assemblers
  • Saw filers
  • Industrial mechanics
  • Electrical mechanics
  • Automation technicians
  • Welders
  • Heavy vehicle mechanics
Join our team! 

Living in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

Only 30 minutes from Montreal, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is the ideal place to settle as a couple or as a family. Here you’ll enjoy outdoor recreation, snowmobile and cross-country ski trails, marinas, beaches, golf courses and historic sites that are unique in Quebec. The Haut-Richelieu (or “upper Richelieu”) region is the perfect combination of proximity to the big city and the natural charm of the region’s restaurants, microbreweries, festivals and other attractions.

Découvrir le Haut-Richelieu [French only]

Our lumber yard is Quebec’s largest and our team is a tight one.

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