Commonwealth NGOs
related to forestry

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bullet2 The Wood Products Group

700 McLeod Ave

FREDERICTON, New Brunswick

E3B 1V5




Type:  industry   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  central


a not-for-profit association of specialty and value-added wood product manufacturers, active since 1992, with a present membership of 144 companies in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario and Maine. Member companies aggregate annual sales are in the $750 million range and they employ a total of approximately 7,000 people. The Group's overall mandate is to create business advantage for its members. Toward that goal, it promotes strategic supply and marketing partnerships among members, enabling them to jointly pursue large business opportunities. The Group serves as a linkage among a wide network of manufacturers, their suppliers and customers, financial companies, R & D labs, training agencies, transportation companies, and federal and provincial governments.