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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…

Phytosanitary Challenges to the Hardwood Industry

September 27, 2019

January 22, 2020,  from 8:30 to 15:00 Rive Gauche Hotel, 1810, Richelieu street, Beloeil QC J3G 4S4 Organized by the Quebec Wood Export Bureau (QWEB) and the Québec Forest Industry Council (QFIC) To have acces to the presentations, please look in the read more… Preliminary Program     Sven Gustavsson, QWEB : presentation Chris MacQuarrie, SCF/CFS, Emerald…

Let's welcome Émilie!

September 12, 2019

The QWEB welcomes to its team Ms. Émilie Desmarais who will act as Communications Manager. Her career path has allowed her to acquire many skills and experiences in the field of marketing, communication and business development. She has worked at DeSerres, Trevi and Fondation du CHU de Québec (Québec City University Hospital Center Foundation). At…

One of our members stands out

June 20, 2019

A structure of one of our members, Art Massif, is proudly found among the “Houses of the year 2019” of the Architecture Record! New York architect Jerome Engelking used a team of Quebec providers to achieve this beautiful house on Long Island. Unicel Architectural, via its IC2Tech division (a brand new QWEB member) for the envelop…

QWEB at the European Pellet Conference

April 15, 2019

The Director of the Wood Pellets Group, Mr. John Arsenault, participated in the European Pellet Conference from February 26 to 28, 2019, which is held annually in Wels, Austria. This year, the conference hosted approximately 600 participants from 60 countries. Our participation in this event helps us stay up to date on the evolution of…

A Quebec premiere!

September 27, 2018

Granules LG, a QWEB member, has become the first Quebec company to obtain a certification from the Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP), a sustainable sourcing certification designed for forest biomass, mainly for wood pellets, used in industrial energy production on a large scale. The vision of the Program is to be an economically, ecologically and socially…

Wood for music lovers

March 19, 2018

Wood has long been used to make musical instruments. And the type of wood to use has always been a concern of instrument makers. Each type of wood has its own special qualities and each type of instrument has its favorite wood species. Maple, for example, is very popular for making violins and wind instruments…

The many virtues of hardwoods

February 20, 2018

Hardwoods are a natural resource with many virtues. These trees are not only sustainable and renewable, but also help protect the environment by mitigating climate change. They are a safe resource that contributes to human health in a variety of ways. Hardwoods are also a valuable resource owing to the many qualities of the products…