Manufacturing News

FPInnovations and Resolute Forest Products Announce Investment in Pilot Project in Ontario to Produce Bio-Chemicals Derived from Wood

Resolute Forest Products logo"Today's announcement is good news for the environment and presents an economic opportunity for Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario.  Our ability to continue to transform Canada's forest products sector by making new products that displace fossil fuel-intensive ones is not only going to help us fight climate change, but is also key to the future success of our mill communities." - Derek Nighbor, CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC)

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NORCAT's Thunder Bay Operations Up and Running

NORCAT exteriorOur Thunder Bay office is fully integrated and complements our other offices in Timmins, Onaping and Sudbury, and our international operations. It is offering similar programs to serve the skilled labour industries in northwestern Ontario.” - Don Duval, CEO, NORCAT.

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Resolute Spending $53.5 Million on Northwestern Mill Operations

Doug Ford visiting Resolute FPResolute FP has committed to spending $40 million to upgrade their operations in Northwestern Ontario and another $13.5 million on maintenance. They will be improving energy efficiency, increasing pulp capacity, and maintaining assets.

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