MAY 29, 2017 – Montreal: EACOM Timber Corporation is pleased to join the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC). FPAC provides a voice for Canada’s wood, pulp and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade, and environmental affairs. Canada’s forest products industry is a $67 billion dollar a year industry that represents 2% of Canada’s GDP. The industry is one of Canada’s largest employers, operating in 200 forest-dependent communities from coast to coast, and directly employing 230,000 Canadians across the country.
“EACOM’s commitment to sustainable forest management practices, innovative advanced technology, and providing good jobs to talented people makes us proud to have them as an FPAC member” says Derek Nighbor, CEO FPAC. “They are a welcome and invaluable addition to the FPAC family and we look forward to working with them to advance the success of the forest products industry.”
“FPAC is well known for being a strong voice for Canada’s forest products industry’’ said Kevin Edgson, EACOM CEO, “we are proud to join the movement and eager to work with the Association and its members to promote the social, economic and environmental benefits of forestry.”
To learn more about FPAC, visit: http://www.fpac.ca/
EACOM Timber Corporation is a major Eastern Canadian wood products company formed in 2008. Operations include the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of lumber and wood-based value-added products, and the management of forest resources. EACOM currently owns seven sawmills (five in Ontario, two in Quebec), an engineered wood mill (Ontario) and a remanufacturing facility (Quebec) for over 1100 employees. The Company is committed to investing in strong assets, including healthy forests, advanced technology, and talented people. For more information visit our website at www.eacom.ca and follow us on Twitter @EACOMCorp.
Christine Leduc, Director, Public Affairs
EACOM Timber Corporation
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