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Temiscaming progress report

In this blog, Dany Gagnon, Vice President, Operations, Temiscaming Site, provides updates on the ongoing transformation of Tembec’s flagship manufacturing operation.

August 08, 2017

Forest products is an inherently green industry rooted in trees, a renewable resource, with a strong emphasis on recyclable products like paper. And the Temiscaming site converts manufacturing residuals into green energy, reflecting our drive to use the whole tree.

July 27, 2017

I talk for an hour or so with groups of five to seven employees at a time, about six times a week, to explain our transformation project. The objective is to personally connect with everyone at the Temiscaming site, and make sure we are all heading in the same direction.

June 20, 2017

I have answered many questions from employees here at Temiscaming since Rayonier Advanced Materials announced on May 25 its intention to acquire Tembec.  Two of these questions keep recurring, so I thought job-hunters would like to k

May 02, 2017

We continue to recruit for a Manager – Internal Communications for an 18-month contract at the Temiscaming site. 

April 18, 2017

We set out in early March to hire a team of seven human resources professionals for 18-month contracts. And on March 31 we filled six of those positions so we have accomplished 6/7th – make that 85% – of our original recruiting mission in short order. 

April 04, 2017

The recent announcement of Tembec’s four-year $136 million investment to improve competitiveness, centered on our Temiscaming specialty cellulose manufacturing operation, is a big vote of confidence in the site on the part of Tembec’s l

March 22, 2017

Attitude is everything. It shapes our thinking, our actions and our responsibilities at Temiscaming. I believe one small attitude shift could accelerate our transformation of the site.

March 13, 2017

We need to hire a contract HR operations team, for a combination of practical and strategic reasons.

March 08, 2017

My profession is transforming manufacturing operations, and this one has three main priorities.