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Plant Tour Hosts 

Special thanks to these four local manufacturing plants, mills and production sites, for opening their facilities to NWPCA and CWPCA. 

About our hosts

Weston Forest Products is one of North America’s leading distributors and remanufacturers of softwood & hardwood lumber and specialty panel products. Weston’s various business units serve the industrial crating and packaging sectors, provide specialty products to the construction and infrastructure sectors, and manufacture and distribute a wide variety of products to Lumber and Building Material dealers. 

Weston Forest headquarters is situated on 16 acres in Mississauga, Ontario. Founded in 1953, Weston Forest and its subsidiaries currently employ close to 200 people in Canada and the United States. Learn more about Weston Forest.

Topax Protektive Packaging is family owned and operated since 1981, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The company is known for providing high quality, packaging solutions and good value. They package products ranging from electronics to large machinery (up to 80 tons) in their 35,000 square foot factory. The Topax Team provides logistics coordination and functional design for quality boxes, crates, skids, anti-corrosion and shock protection.
Learn more about Topax.


Pallet Management Group (PMG)
Tour the 13-acre site in Campbellville, Ontario. PMG is one of the largest pallet recycling, re-manufacturing and recovery operations in Ontario, and services about 85% of the province. The automotive industry is a large part of their business along with two of the largest foreign automotive manufacturers on both sides of the border.

PMG's active shipping/ receiving areas are completely automated with on-line real time tracking. They also operate 3 mobile grinders producing wood mulch for several industries including landscape, bedding and energy. Learn more about PMG

Woodbridge Pallet utilizes an indoor facility comprising of 140,000 square feet complete with 20 loading docks for producing, storing, and transport maneuverability within the Greater Toronto Area. To surpass demand and quality requests, we have incorporated conveyor systems, automated sorting, stacking, repair and nailing equipment to assist in the demand for proficient and prompt pallet construction and repair. Woodbridge Pallet oversees the repair and creation of over 20,000 pallets per day; therefore to keep up with customer demand we employ increased efficiency, technological advancements, and up-front communication. Customer satisfaction is our single motivating factor.” Learn more about Woodbridge Pallet.

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