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Harmac Pacific mill doubles down on pulp for medical supplies

March 25, 2020
By Kristina Urquhart


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.


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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