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Let’s welcome Vincent!

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...

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Phytosanitary Challenges to the Hardwood Industry

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) Preliminary Program Free for QWEB and QFIC members Non-members: $75 +...

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Let’s welcome Émilie!

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...

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One of our members stands out

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,...

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QWEB at the European Pellet Conference

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...

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A Quebec premiere!

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...

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Wood has health virtues

Wood has health virtues. It does not have the problems of the other products used for the same purposes, carpet instead of wood floor, for example. One of the aspects often overlooked by green building evaluation programs is the air quality inside houses. This air is...

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Wood for music lovers

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...

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The many virtues of hardwoods

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...

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Less stress because of wood

A few words about Mr. David Fell’ study: For his experiment, the researcher set up two identical offices – one with a wood environment (furniture and blinds in a light colour – birch) and the other without (white furniture and blinds) – and then gave 120 students in...

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