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FHO ANNUAL MEETING | February 15th, 2024

Special Presentation: The history of resolute forest products, 1820-2020

11:30-12:30 pm (Business session 10:30-11:30)

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Meeting ID: 864 7441 9616 Passcode: 618786

We are delighted to invite you to a fascinating presentation on the history of an iconic forest products company, Resolute Forest Products, whose history spans over 200 years and chronicles a path of change and evolution of eastern Canada’s pulp and paper industry.
Martin Fairbank, pulp and paper industry expert and published historian, chronicles Resolute from 1820 when the William Price Company was established in Quebec City to export lumber to Great Britain capitalizing on the trade opportunities created by the Napoleonic Wars in Europe.
From origins in the lumber business Resolute grew through mergers and acquisitions of many firms familiar to forest history enthusiasts, into a global leader in the forest products business with dozens of manufacturing facilities across North America.

Martin Fairbank | Consulting | Resolute Roots author | Montreal, Canada | Home
Martin Fairbank has been an independent consultant based in Montreal since 2016, and, as well as working with many clients in industry, government and academia, he regularly contributes articles for Paper Advance and Pulp & Paper Canada.
Members and non-members are all invited to join us to hear this fascinating history, meet the author and engage in our question-and-answer session.