Media Advisory - Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions-West Fraser news conference to announce major innovation

EDMONTON, April 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions and West Fraser, a diversified forest products company, invite media outlets to a news conference Wednesday morning, April 6, 2016.

We'll be announcing a major innovation in the forest industry – the startup of a new facility in Alberta, the first of its kind in Canada to recover a wood byproduct for transformation into green bioproducts.

Details:

Date:    

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Time:   

9 a.m.

Location:   

Alberta Forest Products Association
#900, 10707 – 100 Ave. NW
Edmonton
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Speakers:    

Hon. Oneil Carlier, Alberta Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
Steve Price, CEO, Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions
Keith Carter, Vice-President Pulp and Energy Operations, West Fraser

About: Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions
Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI Bio) is a board-governed agency funded by the Government of Alberta. AI Bio invests in science and innovation to grow prosperity in Alberta's agriculture, food and forest sectors through new technologies, products, services or industry practices.

About: West Fraser
West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips and energy with facilities in western Canada and the southern United States.

For more information: www.westfraser.com 

SOURCE Alberta Innovates - Bio Solutions

For further information: Media inquiries: Julia Necheff, Communications Specialist, Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions, julia.necheff@albertainnovates.ca, 780-641-9534 (office), 780-918-1625 (cell); Tara Knight, Communications, West Fraser, Tara.knight@westfraser.com, 604-895-2773 (office), 604-283-1813 (cell)

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