October 17-19, 2018
Portland, Oregon

Plywood Workshop Schedule 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

9:30 a.m.—Modern Veneer Dryers and Profit

Alan Knokey, Vice President, USNR

10:00 a.m. —Making the Most of Your Dry Veneer Upgrade Improvements to Increase Profits, Martin Murphy, Senior Vice President, Raute North America

10:30 a.m.—New Technology for Veneer Lathe Systems
Tim Fisher, Veneer/Panel Business Development Manager, USNR

11:00 a.m.—New Developments in Veneer Peeling Lines—Automated Green End
Anna McCann, President, Merritt Machinery

11:30 a.m.—Outlook for North American Plywood and New Plywood Mill Dr. Richard Baldwin, President, Winston Plywood & Veneer

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

1:30 p.m.—If the Sky Is the Limit for CLT’s, What Will It Take to Get Us There?
Valerie Johnson, President, D.R. Johnson Wood Innovations

2:00 p.m.—The State of the Global CLT Industry—A Survey in Progress
Dr. Lech Muszynski, Associate Professor, Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University

2:30 p.m.—Mass Timber Construction in the Forest Industry Infrastructure Thomas Robinson, Principal and Founder, LEVER Architecture

3:00 p.m.—Unique New Press Design for Manufacturing CLT Panels
Sam Pope, Capital Sales Manager, Western North America, USNR

3:30 p.m.—Inspired by Smart Technology—Second Wave of CLT Investment on the Way in Europe
Dominik Wolfschuetz, German Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers Association (VDMA); Gerhard Binder, Projecting and Sales, Minda

The cost of the Plywood and EWP 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.