Tembec Reaches Contract Agreement at Kapuskasing

Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 25 April 2012 -- Tembec today reached an agreement with its employees from its Kapuskasing, Ontario, newsprint mill, sawmill, and forest operations, where Tembec employs a total of 582 employees, of which 498 are unionized.

This collective agreement covers a 5-year contract that will expire in April 2017. “This agreement would not have been achieved without the support and hard work from all Local union leaderships, as well as  those at the National and International levels,” said Marc Tremblay, Tembec chief negotiator.

Tembec is a manufacturer of forest products – lumber, pulp, paper, and specialty cellulose – and a global leader in sustainable forest management practices. The company's principal operations are in Canada and France. Tembec has 4000 employees, annual sales of approximately CAD 2 billion, and is listed on the TSX (TMB).