Canadian Consulting Engineer

Pulp and Paper Industry at a Glance

Generated $600 million estimated revenues in 1999; shipped a record 31 million tonnes of productContribution to Canada's balance of trade in 1998: $16.7 billionCanada's largest and most geographically...

June 1, 2000   Canadian Consulting Engineer

Generated $600 million estimated revenues in 1999; shipped a record 31 million tonnes of product

Contribution to Canada’s balance of trade in 1998: $16.7 billion

Canada’s largest and most geographically dispersed industrial employer

The Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada listed 71 consulting engineer firms that design pulp and paper plants in 1998-99. Most of these are in eastern Canada, with 26 in Quebec, 15 in Ontario, 12 in the Maritimes. British Columbia has 9.

The Canadian Pulp and Paper Association representing the industry is based in Montreal. See www.cppa.org. The Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada, or Paprican, is the industry’s not-for-profit research and education body. See www.paprican.ca


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