Welcome Alex!

February 17, 2020

The QWEB welcomes to its team Mr. Alex Fortin who will act as integrator of Internet and social media content. Having a background in media arts and technology from Cégep de Jonquière as well as a certificate in communication from Laval University, he has accumulated, in recent years, experience as a journalist and editor with…

QWEB is proud to have a new member of its organization.

January 23, 2020

QWEB is proud to have a new member of its organization. The Commonwealth Plywood Company, which has been in business since 1940, and is a fully integrated forest products, veneer, lumber, plywood and flooring company. It also has a distribution division offering a complete and innovative range of materials for cabinet makers, architects, designers and…

Maple, red oak and birch of Québec showcased at the Good Design Marunouchi Exhibition in Tokyo.

January 22, 2020

Today was the conference day entitled “Phytosanitary challenges for the hardwood industry”.

January 22, 2020

More than fifty stakeholders have come together to learn more about the latest advances in the detection of pests and diseases, the potential impacts of these issues on international trade, mitigation measures and preventive plans as well as the regulations in force and the existing certification program. All this, presented by seasoned scientists and specialists…

Resolute Forest Products plans to purchase three sawmills from Conifex Timber located in the southern United States.

January 7, 2020

Resolute Forest Products, headquartered in Montreal, recently signed an agreement to purchase three Conifex sawmills located in Florida and Arkansas in the first quarter of 2020. The latter specializes in the production of treated wood and timber for the American market. Resolute Forest Products plans to invest nearly $ 20 million to modernize one of…

Members of QWEB Wood Construction Group Sign Three-Year Collaboration Agreement in Japan

December 12, 2019

Two Quebec contractors specialized in the production of manufactured homes and members of QWEB, Mr. René Leclerc of AmeriCan Structures and Mr. Nicolas Auger of NA Structures, accompanied by Mr. Pierre Fitzgibbon, Minister of Economy and Innovation of Quebec, concluded a major agreement on December 11th, in Tokyo, Japan, with MT Suzue, president of FIT.…

Quebec hardwood in the spotlight at a design competition in Japan!

November 29, 2019

For several years now, the Quebec Wood Export Bureau (QWEB) has been a proud partner of the design competition of Tama Art University in Japan. Each year, students are asked to design and build chairs made of hardwood from Quebec. The contest was held from November 19th to 21st. Three prizes were given to the…

Let’s welcome Vincent!

October 10, 2019

QWEB welcomes Mr. Vincent Montpetit to its team as Director of the Hardwood and Flooring Groups. Candidate for the engineering profession in wood engineering, a graduate of Laval University, he has accumulated, in recent years, experience with companies producing wood products or equipment manufacturers including Menuiserox, Comact and Clermond Hamel. In his new role, Mr. Montpetit will accompany…