Maibec CanExcel

Wood siding manufacturing facility


Located in East Chester, NS, the Maibec CanExcel site offers a prime location for industrial transportation on the provincial series highway.

There is industrial infrastructure on site, with the potential to co-locate with your next bioeconomy site.

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2005 Highway 3
East Chester, Nova Scotia

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Site size

87 acres

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Highway access

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Bioeconomy outputs

Wood byproducts

Site specifications

Prime site location with access to provincial series highway

Surplus land on site is owned by Maibec CanExcel, there are opportunities for co-locating

Industrial power supply is stable, with a sub-station on site

Quarry opportunities available for on-site usage

48′ self-unloading infrastructure available on-site

Tarping facility and weigh scales on-site


Three-phase power

Available throughout the site

Highway access

Site is on a public ROW with access to the nearby provincial series highway

Road type

Fully paved road

Marine access


Rail access


Water supply

On-site well and septic


Ditch and culvert drainage

Site topology

Mainly flat, some areas are sloped

Nearby un-cleared lands on-site

Existing operations include a manufacturing facility, composting facility

Adjacent land

Surplus land is owned and managed by Maibec CanExcel

Energy consumption

Propane and natural gas, forestry byproducts are used for heat

Bioeconomy outputs

Outputs include: raw hardwood, softwood and residuals, wood chips and wood dust

Additional site factors

Site is incompatible with noxious or loud operations

There are operational high-rate effluent treatment ponds on site

Maibec CanExcel

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