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Harmac Pacific mill doubles down on pulp for medical supplies


March 25, 2020
By Kristina Urquhart


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Nanaimo, B.C.’s Harmac Pacific mill is producing pulp to make medical supplies that will be distributed to hospitals and health care workers fighting the spread of COVID-19.

Harmac Pacific president Levi Sampson tells CBC News that the mill’s 300 workers are concentrating their production capacity on a blend of kraft pulp made from Western red cedar chips after a client in the United States doubled its orders in the past week.

The client uses the pulp to manufacture medical-grade masks, gowns and other products.

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Sampson says employees on the mill floor are practicing social distancing and using rigorous sanitation practices.

Other mill staff are working from home.

Read CBC’s full story.


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