The Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) is a non-profit association that represents companies manufacturing lumber, panelboard, pulp and paper, and secondary manufactured wood products in Alberta.
Alberta’s forest products industry and the AFPA work together to develop public awareness of the industry, fostering a greater understanding of the economic, environmental, and social values of Alberta’s forests.The AFPA provides member companies with service in the areas of Environment, Forestry, Health and Safety, Lumber Grading, and Transportation. Association
programs and initiatives include: coordination of health and safety activities, lumber grading and quality control, FORESTCARE – the AFPA’s program of continuous improvement, industry promotion, public education, issues management, public and government relations, transportation, and other resources.
Established in 1942, the AFPA is governed by a Board of Directors, composed of elected representatives from member companies.