A shipping line formerly part of Weyerhaeuser Co. will open its new Puyallup headquarters next Wednesday on South Hill.
Westwood Shipping Lines is moving to a former computer chip plant now converted to an office and research park, the South Hill Business & Technology Center. As part of Weyerhaeuser, the shipping line’s headquarters were in Federal Way.
Weyerhaeuser sold the shipping company to J-WesCo, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Warehouse in Japan. Sumitomo paid $53 million for the shipping line.
The shipping company has a fleet of seven ships and revenues of $246 million last year.
Some 70 workers will be …