State Timber Corporation - Half a Century of Wood Pride


To be the nation's leader in providing most trusted and best quality timber and timber based products


To Produce timber and timber based products for our customers through the knowledge and skills gained over the time and to contribute to the national and environmental demands of Sri lanka.

Objectives And Functions

The State Timber Corporation was established in April 1968, under the State Industrial Corporation's Act No 49 of 1957. The functions of the State Timber Corporation are given as follows.

  • Extraction of Timber from State Forests, conversion of such timber into sawn timber and finished products, sale of logs, sawn timber and finished products and construction of forest roads required for the above purpose.
  • Acquisition, construction and operation of logging units, sawmills, impregnation and preservation plants, seasoning and drying kilns and other necessary equipment and installations.
  • Operation of timber and firewood sales depots.
  • Manufacture and marketing of any by-products from timber.
  • Afforestation,reforestation and scientific management of forests and forest plantations
  • Agricultural production.
  • Export of timber Related Finished and Semi_ Finished Products
  • Purchase of timber from private lands
  • Processing of forest related products.
  • Import of Cane.
  • Identification and Certification of local and Imported Timber Species through Sample Testing.
  • Conduct Training Programmes on Timber Industry Related Subjects and Issue Certificate and Under Take Environmental Awareness Programmes To Contribute Towards Developing and Environmental Conscious Society .
  • Planing and making investments so as to optimize the return from the lands and buildings owned by the corporation.

Our Resources

Timber Products Company manufactures a wide range of wood products with a focus on decorative wood panels featuring beautiful wood veneers and laminates.

From environmental stewardship to wood product solutions, Timber Products Company defines choice, quality and sustainability.

Quality Policy

State Timber Corporation is committed to manufacture and sell high quality antique and modern wooden furniture and wooden items, unseasoned and seasoned sawn timber, unpreserved and preserved sawn timber and to provide seasoning, preservation and carpentry services, thus exceeding its customers’ expectations.

To achieve this, State Timber Corporation is committed to

  • Establish quality objectives and continuous review for sustainability and continual improvement of the quality management system
  • Comply with the relevant legal and statutory requirements and standards
  • Through the effective application of the Quality Management system comply with ISO 9001:2015 standards.