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Category A - Producing Members

Danson Group Inc. Jeff Thiessen (877) 303-3134
Diacarbon Energy Inc. Jerry Ericsson (250) 378-4443
Eco Wood Products Sue Popadynec (905) 722-7774
Foothill Forest Products Inc. Trevor Reid (780) 827-2225
Groupe Savoie Jonathan Levesque (506) 235-5669
HJ Crabbe & Sons Donald Crabbe (506) 392-5563
La Crete Sawmills Ltd. John Unger (780) 928-2292
Marwood Ltd. Ross Creelman (506) 444-7104
Pacific BioEnergy Don Steele (604) 602-1099
Pinnacle Renewable Energy Group Vaughan Bassett (250) 562-5562
Premium Pellet Ltd. Rob Tarcon (250) 567-6118
Princeton Standard Pellet Corp. John Stirling (250) 295-6940
Rentech Inc. Chris Amey (978) 992-7329
Shaw Resources Rene Landry (902) 758-4756

Quebec Wood Export Bureau Members

Energex Max Béraud (819) 583-5131
Granulco Jean-Francois Bouchard (418) 316-8885
Granules de la Mauricie Colette Martineau (819) 849-7019
Granules LG André Bédard (514) 774-7070
Lauzon Recycled Wood Energy Stewart McIntosh (888) 427-5105

Category B Members

Aon Risk Solutions Patrick Tomkow (604) 443-3361
Andritz Inc. Mike Curci (770) 640-2511
Belledune Port Authority Jenna MacDonald (506) 522-1204
BFL Canada Insurance Randy Nobbs (778) 329-4171
Biomass Energy Lab Chris Wiberg (218) 428-3583
Canadian Biomass Magazine Ross Anderson (519) 429-5188
Certified Labs Stephanie Carbone 1-800-268-3035 Ext. 314
Certispec Services Inc. Richard Smith (604) 939-7070
CM Biomass Partners Todd Bush +1 404 889 6425
Control Union World Group Narda Brink (604) 988-8484
Ekman & Co AB Arnold Dale +46 31 750 56 90
Fibreco Export Inc. Sam Chew (604) 980-6543
Future Metrics Bill Strauss (207) 824-7428
Hancock Renewable Energy Group Wayne Young (604) 765-4467
Hawkins Wright John Bingham +44 20 8747 5844
La Granaudière Yves Crits (514) 291-7254
Madison’s Lumber Reporter Keta Kosman (604) 319-2266
Mitsui & Co., (Canada) Ltd. Shin Yamaguchi (403) 234-4040
NTN Bearing Corporation Joe Kosicheck (905) 564-2700
Ontario Power Generation Brent Boyko (807) 597-3500
Quebec Stevedoring/Arrimage Quebec Jeff Lemont (418) 522-4701
Quebec Wood Export Bureau John Arsenault (418) 650-6385
RISI Seth Walker (781) 734-8992
SARJ Equipment Rick MacArthur (905) 778-0073
SGS Canada Inc. Michael Bryan (604) 946-2249
Signode Canada Robin Deering (604) 538-8331
Skana Forest Products Inc. Mike Norton (604) 273-5441
Stolberg Engineering John Ingram (604) 273-1915
UBC Biomass and Bioenergy Research Group Dr. Shahab Sokhansanj (604) 904-4272
Willis Towers Watson Leslie Cormack-Wilson (604) 605-3660
Wood Resources International Hakan Ekstrom (425) 402-8809

New Members

Membership is open to all pellet industry producers, customers, suppliers, businesses, agencies, and individuals who are interested in improving our industry.

By pooling our resources, we can work toward a strong, vibrant, and prosperous industry for our collective benefit.

Prospective members are invited to complete a membership application and return it to Gordon Murray, Executive Director, by fax at +1 250 837-6125 or by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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