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WPC is dedicated to promoting
and supporting a stronger
Canadian wood treating industry

 

Committees

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Committees

Commercial / Industrial Committee

The Commercial/ Industrial Committee continue the work
of the Pole Committee. It is specifically tasked to develop
the preservative usage in the Commercial/ Industrial sectors
and to address all issues of this sector.

Members

Paul Dandy (Chair)
Arch Wood Protection, A Lonza Company

Craig Frohlich
Guelph Utility Pole Co. (Stella-Jones)

Peter Mason
Brisco Wood Preservers

Mike McCollough
Northern Pressure Treated Wood Ltd.

 

Technical Committee

The Technical Committee deals in areas related to standards and product acceptance, plant operations and treatment processes. This committee is active in off-site research
and development.

Members

Marc Landry (Chair)
Arch Wood Protection, A Lonza Company

Brian Delbrueck
Viance LLC

Craig Frohlich
Guelph Utility Pole Co. (Stella-Jones)

Rick Knechtel
Prairie Forest Products

Jim Mogan
CFP Forest Products

Paul Morris
FP Innovations

Lawrence Prendiville
Prairie Forest Products

Craig Wilson
Timber Specialties Co.

 

Promotion and Education Committee

The Promotion and Education Committee addresses architects, engineers, specifiers, educators and the public by providing print, audio-visual and electronic material on the use of pressure treated wood products.

Members

Mary-Anne Dalkowski (chair)
Timber Specialties Co.

Brad Burmeister
Timber Specialties Co.

Paul Dandy
Arch Wood Protection, A Lonza Company

Craig Frohlich
Guelph Utility Pole Co. (Stella-Jones)

Larry McTaggart
Jan Woodlands Inc.

Tom Moryto
Ram Forest Products

 

Environmental Committee

The Environmental Committee is active in issues dealing
with environmentally safe plant operations and treated
wood products.

Members

Kevin Archer (Chair)
Viance LLC

Marc Landry
Arch Wood Protection, A Lonza Company

Linus Clark
Brisco Wood Preservers

Craig Frohlich
Guelph Utility Pole Co. (Stella-Jones)

Rick Knechtel
Prairie Forest Products

Craig Wilson
Timber Specialties Co.

 

Standards Review Committee

The Standards Review committee deals with any and all standards related to the industry treated wood. It is tasked
with developing, reviewing and updating the standards
of the industry.

Members

Tom Moryto (Chair)
Ram Forest Products

Kevin Archer
Viance LLC

Marc Landry
Arch Wood Protection, A Lonza Company

Paul Dandy
Arch Wood Protection, A Lonza Company

Brian Delbrueck
Viance LLC

Craig Frohlich
Guelph Utility Pole Co. (Stella-Jones)

Ian Jones
Stella-Jones Canada

Rick Knechtel
Prairie Forest Products

Jim Mogan
CFP Forest Products

Paul Morris
FP Innovations

Lawrence Prendiville
Prairie Forest Products

Craig Wilson
Timber Specialties Co.

Harold Sheepwash
Goodfellow Inc.

Daryl Anderson
CanWel Treating Plant

Danny Goodine
Marwood Ltd.

John Douglas
Prairie Forest Products

News

  • October 18, 2017
    Don't forget to register for the CWPA 38th Annual Meeting that will take place October 25-26, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport. The session will focus on all aspects of what the future of industrial preserved wood products will look like in Canada.    For more information on t...
  • June 09, 2017
    Raised Bed Gardening View our Bulletin: “Treated Wood in Raised Bed Gardening” for more information.
  • March 27, 2017
    Permanent Wood Foundations - 2 Day Course: April 27-28, 2017 in Whitehorse, Yukon Changes to the CSA S406 standard have provided new opportunities for the use of permanent wood foundations across Canada. This two-day course is designed to provide builders, contractors, engineers, architects and bui...
  • August 16, 2016
      Interested in wood preservation, you should register for the Canadian Wood Preservation Association (CWPA) 37th Annual Meeting that will take place on October 19-20, 2016 in Vancouver BC.   This year’s Symposium is “Protecting New Biomaterials” and we are lucky to have as the  keynote speaker D...