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Tafisa®Canada’s production facility in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, is the largest particleboard plant in North America.

Lac-Mégantic is strategically located in an area with a ready and sustainable supply of high-quality wood chips, wood shavings and sawdust, ensuring that our panels will always contain 100% recovered and recycled wood fibre.

Our plant is certified ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004, and is among the most modern in the world. Stringent control systems help us meet Canadian Federal and Provincial plant regulations for air, water and dust emissions.

We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment our employees, contractors, customers, visitors and the communities in which we operate. Effective health and safety management are at the root of our core business principles, and drive all our objectives and decisions.

Reduce and control risk with the aim of preventing incidents, injuries and occupational illnesses

Provide and maintain a safe plant and safe equipment

Achieve continuous improvement

Manage, supervise and lead by example

Set challenging internal objectives for health and safety, and publicly report on our performance

Emphasize individual responsibility and accountability for health and safety at all levels

Provide the necessary training, instruction, information and resources

Ensure that all contractors and suppliers manage health and safety in line with this policy

Measure, appraise and report on compliance with legal requirements, health and safety standards and procedures

Systematically evaluate and review the effectiveness of the policy and the health and safety management system

 

These efforts create a healthy and safe culture with which we aim to earn the confidence of employees, contractors, customers, shareholders and the public.