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Weston Forest Products Announces Appointment of New President

Mississauga – November 23, 2015 – Today, Rick Ekstein, current President and CEO of Weston Forest, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Rhone to the position of President, effective January 1, 2016. “Steve has been with Weston for 29 years, and has risen to a senior level in literally every part of the organization,” said Ekstein. “His vast experience in the company, including his current role as Vice President - Finance and Operations, makes him uniquely qualified to lead Weston... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Monday, November 23, 2015 | 0 comments
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Ethanol from Wood Cellulose a Local, Sustainable Alternative

EVERETT, Wash. – Most ethanol sold in the Pacific Northwest is made from corn grown in the Midwest. But ethanol from cellulose – the cheapest, simplest biofuel produced from wood – could be sustainably produced from locally grown poplar trees. A new video by Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest, a consortium of education and industry partners including Washington State University Extension, explains how cellulosic ethanol is helping prepare the Pacific Northwest for a sustainable hardwood... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Wednesday, November 11, 2015 | 0 comments
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