Major Industries

Major Industries 2022-09-29T15:15:13-04:00

<logo> EACOM Timber Corporation

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EACOM™ Timber Corporation
Nairn Centre Sawmill

EACOM Timber Corporation, a subsidiary of Interfor, operates sawmills throughout Eastern Canada. The Nairn Centre Sawmill is the Township of Nairn and Hyman’s single largest employer and is vital to the health of the local economy. Not only does this facility directly employ local residents, it also contributes to the regions vast Forest Industry.

The Nairn Centre Sawmill is located along the shore of the Spanish River just north of Provincial Highway 17. The mill produces a variety of wood products including dressed lumber of varying lengths, widths, and grades.


VALE is a multinational mining and metals company that has extensive operations based in Greater Sudbury. The mining industry is critical to Northern Ontario and employs a number of the residents of the Township of Nairn and Hyman. VALE operates an electricity generating station on the Spanish River within Nairn Centre.