March 22, 2020 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX: WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) announced today that effective March 23, 2020 it will curtail its manufacturing facilities currently operating in British Columbia due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on operating conditions.
WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement encouraging federal, state and local governments to recognize paper and wood products manufacturing facilities as “essential” when drafting Shelter in Place orders:
WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding consumer demand for tissue products:
Georgia-Pacific values the health and safety of our employees, customers and consumers. In light of the ongoing outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus, we are taking the steps necessary to ensure that we are doing our part to prevent the spread of this virus in our workplaces and to help our customers maintain their businesses in a normal manner.