Press Release

OFIA Welcomes AV Terrace Bay to the Association

Toronto, Ontario – The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) is excited to announce that AV Terrace Bay has joined the Association.

“AV Terrace Bay is a cornerstone of Ontario’s pulp and fibre business, and we are thrilled to welcome them to the OFIA. AV’s guiding principles of operational excellence, streamlining, and adapting to changing market conditions align with OFIA’s vision of making Ontario a leading forest products jurisdiction,” said Ian Dunn, President and CEO of the OFIA. “We know that AV Terrace Bay and their incredible roster of talent will contribute to the OFIA on many fronts and help build a stronger Ontario.”

“On behalf of AV Terrace Bay, I’m delighted that our organization is joining the OFIA. We know that our industry is strongest when it stands together, and we’re happy to join over 40 other members of our sector in the OFIA,” said Scott Boone, Woodlands Manager at AV Terrace Bay. AV Terrace Bay is part of the Aditya Birla Group. Aditya Birla has operations in 36 countries and employs over 140,000 workers. The Group has businesses in 14 global sectors, from telecommunications to branded apparel, and is headquartered in Mumbai. The facility has a long history in the community of Terrace Bay, with the original pulp mill opening in 1947, and it remains the community’s largest employer.

For nearly 80 years, the OFIA has represented forestry companies ranging from multinational corporations to family-owned businesses across Ontario. OFIA’s member companies produce various renewable forest products, including dimensional lumber, pulp and paper, panel products, packaging, green energy, and engineered wood products. OFIA members invest heavily in advanced research, development, and innovative technologies. Today, Ontario’s forest industry generates over $18 billion in revenue and supports over 149,000 direct and indirect jobs in communities across the province.


For more information:

Lauren McBride
Operations & Membership Services Co-ordinator
Ontario Forest Industries Association
t: (905) 449-7922
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