Forest Products Association of Canada

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is the voice of Canada's wood, pulp and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade, and environmental affairs. Canada's forest products industry is a 58 billion dollar a year industry that represents 10% of Canada's manufacturing GDP. The industry is one of Canada's largest employers, operating in 200 forest-dependent communities from coast to coast, and directly employing 235,000 Canadians across the country.

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