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Tembec chooses Cognibox Solution for Effective Risk Management and Contractor Compliance

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Cognibox is proud to announce that all Tembec operations in North America will be fully integrated into our contractor management solution. The project will be implemented in 2 locations – Cochrane, Ontario and Matane, Québec – at first, and will be rolled out in the rest of the company’s operation in 2017.

The decision substantiates Tembec’s commitment to harmonize contractor management among sites and benefit from Cognibox’s expertize, technology and back office support to improve efficiency and reduce accidents. It will also ensure the organization conducts business with top performing contractors in sustainable development and occupational health and safety to remain a leader in those fields.

The announcement confirms Cognibox’s undisputable position as the leading provider of risk management and contractor compliance solution in the forest products industry in Canada.

Cognibox enables clients to complete all contractor qualification processes online using a single platform. Module functions include archiving, validation, alerts, information and document sharing among the various departments. Additionally, it allows clients to centralize and archive all contractor employee training files, regardless of where training takes place or which organization provides the training. Finally, Cognibox simplifies work permit management, enables better control of task-specific risks and streamlines communication of an employer’s requirements clearly and in a transparent manner to contractors.

Our recently published white paper offers an in-depth insight into best practices for managing contractor compliance in an efficient, secure and cost-effective manner. This publication may be downloaded here.



A Canadian leader in risk management and contractor compliance, Cognibox offers one of the most flexible and comprehensive solutions on the market. Over 125 customers in North America use Cognibox to manage contractor risks specific to their sector of activity. The company’s solution provides a combination of expertise, software and training, as well as a full spectrum of outsourcing services and administrative support.

The Cognibox community currently boasts over 200 000 members, contractors and employees of contractors, enabling hiring organizations to work with top industry contractors and suppliers in areas such as workplace health and safety, the environment, sustainable development, quality and regulatory compliance. To learn more, visit www.cognibox.com.


Tembec is a manufacturer of forest products – lumber, pulp, paper and specialty cellulose – and a global leader in sustainable forest management practices. Principal operations are in Canada and France. Tembec has approximately 3,000 employees and annual sales of approximately $1.5 billion. Tembec is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TMB).

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