Pulp and paper industry in Canada

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The pulp and paper industry in Canada is one of the country's most important and profitable industries.[citation needed]. It is especially concentrated in Ontario and Quebec and plays an important role in many other provinces.[citation needed].

Leading companies[edit]

Leading forest and paper products companies in Canada include:

Rank Company 2003 Total Revenue
(C$M)
2003 Net Income (Loss)
(C$M)
Source
1 Resolute Forest Product 23.0 179.0 [1]
2 Domtar Inc. 4,791.0 (190.0) [2]
3 Cascades Inc. 3,521.0 55.0 [3]
4 Tembec 3,173.1 11.4 [4]
5 Norbord 2,721.4 176.4 [5]
6 Canfor 2,232.7 153.3 [6]
7 Catalyst 1,649.4 (84.5) [7]
8 West Fraser Timber 1,552.7 43.1 [8]
9 International Forest Products (Interfor) 614.5 (23.0) [9]
10 Arbec Forest Products (Uniforêt) 158.3 11.8 [10]
11 Western Forest Products [11]
Howe Sound Pulp and Paper
Kruger Inc.
Resolute Forest Products
Rock-Tenn

Environmental expenses[edit]

In 2000, Canadian pulp, paper and paperboard companies had operating expenses of C$425.4 million on environmental protection with the majority ($263.3 million) used for pollution abatement. Capital expenditures totalled $234.8 million, with over half ($140.4 million) being spent on pollution prevention processes. [1]

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