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CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY:

INNOVATION
IS IN
OUR
NATURE

There are many surprising uses for wood fibre — from clothing
to car parts, food to pharmaceuticals.

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CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY:

OUR
VISION
FOR THE
FUTURE

Canada’s forest products industry has a new confidence and has
set ambitious goals for the future in the areas of the economy,
the environment and employment.

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CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY:

THE
GREENEST
WORKFORCE

Already about 235,000 Canadians work in the sector — it’s the
lifeblood of about 200 communities from coast to coast.

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FPAC Member Companies

  • millar-western_logo
    Millar Western has been active in the forest products industry for more than a century. Family-owned and privately held, they operate lumber and pulp facilities known for their advanced production and environmental control technologies. LEARN MORE >
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    Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including newsprint, specialty papers, market pulp and wood products. LEARN more >
  • Tembec_fnl-K
    Tembec is a manufacturer of forest products – lumber, pulp, paper and specialty cellulose – and a global leader in sustainable forest management practices. Principal operations are in Canada and France. LEARN MORE >
  • Tolko_fnl-K
    Tolko is a Canadian privately owned company diversified by geography and product. Tolko manufactures lumber, unbleached kraft papers, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products. LEARN MORE >
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    West Fraser is an integrated forest products company that produces lumber, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, linerboard, kraft paper and newsprint. The Company has manufacturing operations in British Columbia, Alberta and the southern United States. LEARN MORE >
  • Weyerhaeuser_fnl-K
    Weyerhaeuser Company Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world’s largest forest products companies which began operations in 1900. LEARN MORE >
  • alberta_pacific_fnl-K
    Alberta-Pacific is a world leader in the forest industry, using today’s best technology to produce Elemental Chlorine-Free (ECF) kraft pulp while keeping far below limits for emissions. LEARN MORE >
  • AV_Group_Logo_Black
    AV Group is a subsidiary of India’s Aditya Birla Group, and is responsible for supplying markets with specialty pulp products to service the textile and paper industry. LEARN MORE >
  • canfor
    Canfor Corporation is an integrated forest products company based in Vancouver, British Columbia with interests in British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, Washington State and North and South Carolina. LEARN MORE >
  • conifex logo
    Conifex is a publicly listed softwood forest products company operating mills in Fort St. James and Mackenzie in the Northern Interior region of British Columbia. LEARN MORE >
  • DMI Logo [Converted]
    DMI is a joint venture between Nippon Paper Industries and Marubeni Corporation of Japan. Their modern hardwood/softwood, kraft pulp mill in Peace River produces 480,000 tonnes of pulp per year. LEARN MORE >
  • FPAPER[LOGO]
    Fortress is an international producer of dissolving pulp, security papers and other security related products and wallpaper base. LEARN MORE >
  • Howe Sound-K
    Howe Sound Pulp and Paper is located in Port Mellon, British Columbia. It produced BC’s first wood-fibre based paper in 1909. Howe Sound delivers a stable source of premium pulp and paper products. LEARN MORE >
  • LP_bldg_prd_fnl-K
    LP is a premier supplier of building products, delivering innovative, high-quality commodity and specialty products to its retail, wholesale, homebuilding and industrial customers. LEARN MORE >
  • Mercer Logo MAC
    Mercer is a pulp manufacturing company with production facilities in Europe and North America. The company is progressive and growing rapidly. LEARN MORE >
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THE LATEST FROM THE TREE TALK BLOG

“Fillers” – The 1958 Version of Twitter

July 30, 2015 – By Susan Murray, Vice-President Public Affairs, Forest Products Association of Canada Whether it be the poetic “paper is the vehicle of thought” or the... READ MORE >

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THE LATEST FROM PRESS RELEASES

FOREST INDUSTRY JOINS CCFM ON SKILLS AWARD FOR ABORIGINAL YOUTH

July 10, 2015 – The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is joining the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) to open up nominations for two Skills Awards... READ MORE >

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THE LATEST FROM OP EDS

CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY: Understanding Labour Productivity in Ontario and Quebec 2000-2013

July 10, 2015 – Download the FPAC Summary of the Labour Productivity Study (PDF) In May, 2014 the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) released a report commissioned... READ MORE >