Customer Success Story

West Fraser Embarks on Zero Trust Transformationand Speeds M&A Onboarding with Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange

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  • Company: West Fraser
  • Industry: Manufacturing
  • HQ: Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada
  • Size: 8,000+ employees across approximately 50 locations


West Fraser Timber is one of the world’s largest diversified wood products companies and the largest lumber producer in North America. In recent years, West Fraser has grown significantly through acquisition, extending its presence in Canada and the US as well as reaching into Europe.


Simplify secure remote access and shrink time to productivity for employees of newly acquired companies


  • Deployed zero trust work-from-anywhere access globally within weeks

  • Grants new M&A employees access to apps in hours instead of weeks

  • In one year, filtered approximately 3.5 billion events

  • Prevented more than 745,200 policy violations

  • Blocked 37,000+ cyberthreats, including 5,490 encrypted

  • Simplified remote access for both IT and users

  • Transformed network access strategy to zero trust

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West Fraser’s zero trust transformation