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Category A - Producing Members

BioPower Sustainable Energy Corp Mark Guillemette (705) 266-4034
Danson Group Inc. Jeff Thiessen (877) 303-3134
GFL Environmental Inc. Suzanne Popadynec (905) 722-7774
Great Northern Timber Veselin Milosevic (902) 221-0590
Groupe Savoie Jonathan Levesque (506) 235-5669
HJ Crabbe & Sons Donald Crabbe (506) 392-5563
J.D. Irving, Grand River Pellets Nicholas MacGougan (506) 435-3476
La Crete Sawmills Ltd. John Unger (780) 928-2292
Marwood Ltd. Frank Vandenborre (506) 444-7104
Pacific BioEnergy John Stirling (604) 602-1099
Pinnacle Renewable Energy Group Vaughan Bassett (250) 562-5562
Premium Pellet Ltd. Greg Stewart (250) 561-4558
Princeton Standard Pellet Corp. Dale Andrews (250) 295-6940
Shaw Resources Rene Landry (902) 758-4756
Skeena Bioenergy Roger Keery (604) 800-5996
Vanderwell Contractors Kenneth Vanderwell (780) 849-0378

Quebec Wood Export Bureau Members

AIREX Énergie Sylvain Bertrand (450) 661-6498 Ext. 219
Energex Stewart McIntosh (819) 583-5131
Granulco François Poulin (418) 877-9451
Granules de la Mauricie Colette Martineau (819) 849-7019
Granules LG André Bédard (514) 774-7070
Lauzon Recycled Wood Energy Simon Deschesnes (819) 427-5105 Ext. 225
La Granaudière Yves Crits (418) 382-5151

Category B Members

Albarrie Environmental Services Linda McFadden (705) 727-8691
Alfred H Knight John McIndoe (225) 644-9245
Aon Risk Solutions Patrick Tomkow (604) 443-3361
Andritz Inc. Mike Curci (770) 640-2511
Arkema-ArrMaz Tom Thorn (863) 800-7617
Belledune Port Authority Jenna MacDonald (506) 522-1204
BFL Canada Insurance Randy Nobbs (778) 329-4171
Biomass Energy Lab Chris Wiberg (218) 428-3583
Bruks Siwertell Joanne Turnell (905) 519-8631
Canadian Biomass Magazine Todd Humber (416) 510-5248
CM Biomass Partners Todd Bush (404) 889 6425
CN Kelly Levis (514) 399-8316
Control Union World Group Narda Brink (604) 988-8484
Fibreco Export Inc. Megan Owen-Evans (604) 980-6543
Fike Canada Inc. Dave Buchanan (905) 681-3100
Firefly AB Jörgen Dehlbom +46 72 2160803
Forisk Consulting LLC Brooks Mendell (770) 725-8447
FutureMetrics Bill Strauss (207) 824-7428
Great North Bioenergy Ed Fukushima (807) 626-3372
Hawkins Wright John Bingham +44 20 8747 5844
Jensen Hughes Luc Cormier (604) 260-4545
Kozar Engineering Cody Huls (807) 623-3031
Logistec Stevedoring Inc. Rodney Corrigan (514) 844-9381
Madison’s Lumber Reporter Keta Kosman (604) 319-2266
MID SOUTH Engineering | Stolberg Group Norm Stolberg (604)-273-1915
Mitsui & Co., (Canada) Ltd. Shin Yamaguchi (403) 234-4040
Prairie Clean Energy Mark Cooper (844) 978-3529
Prodesa North America José Pedrajas (770) 559-5736
Quebec Stevedoring/Arrimage Quebec Jeff Lemont (418) 522-4701
Quebec Wood Export Bureau John Arsenault (418) 650-6385
SARJ Equipment Rick MacArthur (905) 778-0073
SCS Global Dave Bubser (507) 301-8313
SGS Canada Inc. Michael Bryan (604) 946-2249
Stela Laxhuber GmbH Yves-Marc Schade +49 8724 899-72
TSI Inc. Andrew Johnson (425) 205-0517
UBC Biomass and Bioenergy Research Group Dr. Shahab Sokhansanj (604) 904-4272

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

Download Membership Application Form (MS Word 1997-2003 format)

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WPAC Safety Committee

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Power Generation


Sustainable power

The vast majority of Canadian wood pellets are made from sawmill residuals - sawdust. The rest are made from the residuals from harvesting operations for sawmills and pulp mills, or low-grade timber from forest industry harvest sites that has no other economic value. Think firewood. Read more...

Breathing easier - pellet emissions vs coal

Sustainability should be top of mind for any company that wants to stay in the game in today’s world.

As important a role as Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions play, we also need to focus on noxious emissions versus coal.


Industry News


  • Growing value: after overcoming challenges, Skeena Bioenergy looks to the future

    As the forest industry increasingly recognizes the need to use as much fibre as possible, more and more sawmills are exploring the opportunity to produce wood pellets. One such sawmill is Skeena Sawmills, based in Terrace, B.C.  In 2018, the[…]

  • Critical report of Canadian logging practices are ‘misleading, flawed,’ say companies

    Criticism of Ontario’s and Quebec’s logging practices, made by the U.S.-based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), are misleading, say Resolute Forest Products, Domtar and Aditya Birla Group. NRDC’s report makes claims of overharvesting, leaving woodland caribou unprotected and not considering[…]


The Pellet Advantage

Efficient and Plentiful Production

Wood Pellet Association of Canada members are world leaders in the design and operation of modern pellet plants.


Innovating our way to a safer, better product

Wood pellets are a safe, reliable modern fuel. But they are still a fuel, requiring care in producing, shipping and storing.


Renewable and sustainable? Energy really can grow on trees.

There is no single energy source capable of solving our dependence on fossil fuels. Instead we need to look to a mix of new fuels, including wood pellets.


Argus Wood Pellet Index

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