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Tembec has 575 Kapuskasing employees in our newsprint mill, sawmill and wood chip operation, and forest resource management group.  And we expect nearly half of these employees to retire over the next five years – so that means opportunity for job hunters.

Newsprint mill

  • Tembec’s Kapuskasing newsprint mill, with 350 employees, produces a range of newsprint and controlled bulk paper grades.
  • The mill also produces and sells green electricity generated by a turbine driven by a boiler fueled with waste biomass (e.g. bark, shavings, sawdust).
  • Learn more about our newsprint business

Softwood lumber sawmill and wood chip operation

  • Tembec’s Kapuskasing sawmill mill, with 125 employees, produces softwood (spruce, pine and fir) lumber as well as wood chips.
  • The sawmill produces stud lumber, used mainly in construction.
  • Learn more about our lumber business

Forest Resource Management

  • Tembec has 100 Forest Resource Management employees at Kapuskasing.
  • The group is responsible for forest management planning and forestry operations in the Gordon Cosens Forest.

Kapuskasing is in Northeastern Ontario

  • With a population of nearly 10,000, the bilingual community of Kapuskasing is the service center for several smaller nearby communities.
  • Kapuskasing’s housing costs are about a third of the Ontario average.
  • Like most towns in the boreal forest region, Kapuskasing is surrounded by lakes and rivers, so the area is attractive to those who like canoeing, kayaking, boating and fishing.
  • Forest products is a major local industry, as is recreational tourism (e.g. hiking, hunting).
  • The area is known for winter sports: cross-country skiing, curling hockey and snowmobiling.

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