Located in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, West Coast Cellufibre has been in operation since 1969 and the chip plant was built in 1985.
The plant’s log chipper will consume a 43” diameter log in a matter of seconds and is among the largest whole log chippers in North America. West Coast Chip Plant supplies Howe Sound Pulp and Paper with much of its overall chip needs and provides fuel to their power boiler.
At West Coast Chip Plant, we are proud to be a part of Paper Excellence Canada.
WEST COAST CHIP PLANT
WestCoast Cellufibre has been in operation since 1969.
The chip plant was built in 1985 and boasts one of the largest whole log chippers in North America. The chipper disk is 153 inches in diameter and will consume a 43" diameter log in a matter of seconds.
Chips: WCD produces approx. 450,000 gravity packed units of Hemlock and Douglas Fir chips annually; approximately 700 barges and is forty percent of Howe Sound's overall needs.
Hog Fuel: WCD generates 45,000 gravity packed units of hog fuel annually, approximately 90 barges that is used to fuel Howe Sound's power boiler.
Westcoast Chip Plant
8501 Ontario St, Vancouver, BC V5X 4W2