Ontario Forest Industries Association Joins Two Sides

Submitted by: Pamela Watters 08/25/2014

Two Sides North America Press Release

CHICAGO (August 25, 2014) – The Ontario Forest Industries Association has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper.

“Ontario is a major player in the Canadian and North American pulp and paper market so it’s great to have OFIA as a supportive member of Two Sides North America.  This alliance will help grow our network in Canada and help reach more people with the science-based facts about the sustainable features of print and paper,” says Two Sides North America President Phil Riebel.

“The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) has always appreciated the Two Sides initiative for clarifying the myths by ensuring the facts about today’s renewable forest products are known by the public.  We look forward to working with Two Sides to promote the potential of a sustainable natural resource,” commented Jamie Lim, President and CEO of the OFIA.

About the Ontario Forest Industries Association

The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) is the provincial trade association representing  forestry companies ranging from large multinational corporations to family owned  businesses that operate all over Ontario. The OFIA provides a forum for member companies to discuss issues of common interest and concern. Through various Boards, Committees and Task Forces, it also serves to provide a unified voice to the government and other industrial and business sectors.  For more information visit the OFIA website at www.ofia.com.

About Two Sides

Two Sides is an independent, non-profit organization created to promote the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper.  Two Sides is active globally in North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa and Brazil.  Our members span the entire print and paper value chain, including forestry, pulp, paper, inks and chemicals, pre-press, press, finishing, publishing, printing, envelopes and postal operators.  For more information about Two Sides North America, please contact us at 1-855-896-7433 or info@twosidesna.org. Visit the Two Sides website at www.twosidesna.org and follow Two Sides on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.