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Category A - Producing Members

Danson Group Inc. Jeff Thiessen (877) 303-3134
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. Frank Vandenborre (506) 444-7104
Pacific BioEnergy Don Steele (604) 602-1099
Pinnacle Renewable Energy Group Vaughan Bassett (250) 562-5562
Premium Pellet Ltd. Greg Stewart (250) 561-4558
Princeton Standard Pellet Corp. John Stirling (250) 295-6940
Shaw Resources Rene Landry (902) 758-4756
Tolko Industries Ltd. Robert Tarčon (250) 545-4411

Quebec Wood Export Bureau Members

AIREX Énergie Sylvain Bertrand (450) 661-6498 Ext. 219
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 (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. Kerry Lige (604) 980-6543
Future Metrics Bill Strauss (207) 824-7428
Great North Bioenergy Ed Fukushima (807) 626-3372
Hancock Renewable Energy Group Wayne Young (604) 765-4467
Hawkins Wright John Bingham +44 20 8747 5844
J.D. Irving, Limited Jerome Pelletier (506) 632-7777
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
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 Robert Flynn (253) 565-4846
SARJ Equipment Rick MacArthur (905) 778-0073
SCS Global Sarah Harris (510)-452-8000
SGS Canada Inc. Michael Bryan (604) 946-2249
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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