October 17-19, 2018
Portland, Oregon

Lumber Workshop Schedule 2016

Thursday, September 29

Room I

9:30 a.m.—Automation in the Filing Room
Justin Williams, CEO, Williams and White

10:00 a.m.—Automated Leveling and Tensioning for Saw Plate
Matt Tulleners, Territory Manager/Intermountain Region, Simonds International

10:30 a.m.—Computerized Vibration Analysis of Circular Saw Tension
Jason Allen, V.P. of Sales, Burton Saw and Supply

11:00 a.m.—Saw Guide Maintenance for Dummies
Mike West, Head Filer, Cascade Hardwood

11:30 a.m.—New RFID Chip Technology Implemented in Saws
Sylvain St.-Hilaire, President, BGR Saws

Noon-1:25 p.m. TP&EE Exhibits, Lunch on Your Own

Room II

9:30 a.m.—Use Scanning to Turn Your Edger into a Lean, Mean, Money-Making Machine
Joey Nelson, President, JoeScan

10:00 a.m.—The Latest Profiling Technologies
Ron McGehee, R&D New Product Development, Bid Group

10:30 a.m.—Latest Technologies at the Sawmill & Planer Mill
Yvan Rainville, Vice-President Sales & Marketing, Autolog

11:00 a.m.—GradeScan-Built for the Future
Ellen Nelson, CFO, Ryan Shear, Software Engineer, Lucidyne Technologies

11:30 a.m.—New Scanning and End-Dogging Technology, Dr. Michel Loyet, CEO, Finega Group (MEM)

TP&EE Exhibits, Lunch on Your Own

Room I

1:30 p.m.—Automatic Log Scaling and Processing
Norvin Laudon, Chief Technology Officer, Springer Microtec

2:00 p.m.—Big Data and The Connected Mill
Rory Armes, CEO, Bill Harrison, Director of Production, Cumul8 Technologies

2:30 p.m.—Innovative Ripsawing Technology, Scanning & Optimizing
Dr. Stefan Möhringer, Managing Director, Simon Möhringer Engineering GmbH

3:00 p.m.—Pellets: How to Get More from Your Wood Chips and Sawdust Forcus Martinez, Sales Manager, Prodesa

Room II

1:30 p.m.—Technological Advances in Hydraulics and Controls
Richard Vetter, Vice-President, AMS Solutions, Rodney Trail, Industry Sector Manager Wood & Paper, Bosch Rexroth Canada

2:00 p.m.—Closed Loop Control with Second Derivative Gain Saves the Day
Peter Nachtwey, President, Delta Computer Systems

2:30 p.m.—Equipment Safety Certification for Class II (Wood Dust) Environments
Vivek Prasad, Hazardous Locations Team Lead, Casey Trimble, Account Manager, Intertek

The cost of the Lumber Manufacturing Workshop is only $75 and includes an exhibit floor pass for the entire length of the expo, as well as a beer and a brat ticket for the Beer Garden.