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Pinnacle Renewable NORTH BILL MITCHELL

Energy joins AFPA Western Star Trucks (North) Ltd.
26124 TWP Road 531A
Acheson, AB T7X 5A1
The Alberta Forest Products Association focused on sustainability, we are proud to be
(AFPA) announced that as of July 1, Pinnacle part of the AFPA’s future.”
Renewable Energy Inc. has joined the The manufacturing of wood pellets is a
Association. growing business in Alberta. Pellets make use Toll Free 1-800-252-7500
Pinnacle is a manufacturer of wood pellets of residual materials from the manufacturing Phone: 780-453-3452 Cell: 780-984-2224
with seven manufacturing facilities in Alberta of lumber. These residuals typically include
and British Columbia. The company’s new bark, sawdust, and other parts of a log that are
plant at Entwistle, in Parkland County, unsuitable for lumber production. By utilizing
represents an $85 million investment in these materials for pellets, the forest sector
Alberta’s economy. helps to achieve maximum value from the
“I am very pleased that Pinnacle has chosen resource and eliminate waste. DUCT CLEANING
to join our Association,” said Paul Whittaker, Pellets are shipped to customers in Asia and
President and CEO of the AFPA. “Their Europe, where they are principally used as a Furnace & Water Heater
investment in Alberta will help to diversify the source of heating for industrial and utility
economy and create jobs. Additionally, applications. Repairs & Replacements
Pinnacle manufactures a sustainable product Since regeneration of areas that are logged is Financing Available OAC
that makes use of residual materials and required by law in Alberta, wood pellets are
provides customers around the world with an regarded as being a fully renewable energy 780-728-4584
environmentally-friendly heating solution.” source.
“We are very excited to join the AFPA,” said The Alberta Forest Products Association is a
Leroy Reitsma, President and COO of private, non-profit industry organization, Conveniently located to serve
Pinnacle. “The Association has a tremendous representing lumber, panelboard, pulp and Edson, Niton Junction,
history, representing Alberta’s most sustainable paper, and secondary manufacturing wood Wildwood, Evansburg,
industry for 75 years. As a company that is products companies operating in Alberta. Mayerthorpe, Entwistle

Lynette Hoge had a table set up at the
Farmers’ Market for the Antique Place in
Edson recently selling their tasty fudge which
her brother makes himself.
photo Miranda L'Hirondelle

Summers Drilling
Summers Drilling

Water Well Drilling
Water Well Drilling

A proud Alberta business, since 1917,
A proud Alberta business, since 1917,
Summers Drilling specializes in water well
Summers Drilling specializes in water well
drilling and water well repairs.
drilling and water well repairs.

4405 50 street
4405 50 street 780-963-1282
Stony Plain, AB
Stony Plain, AB
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