October 17-19, 2018
Portland, Oregon

Lumber Manufacturing Workshop 2018

Thursday, October 18

Room D201

10:00 a.m.—Increase Your Bottom Line (OR: Don’t Leave Dollars on the Table)
Seth Vance, Vice President and General Manager, Timber Automation

10:30 a.m.—Unlocking the Turnkey Strategy
Ron McGehee, R&D New Product Development, BID Group
Brian Fehr, Chairman and Managing Director, BID Group

11:00 a.m.—Maintaining a Modern Sawmill: Embrace the 4th Industrial Revolution by Leveraging the IoT and Generate ROI
Laurie McCabe, Sales and Marketing Manager, TradeTec Computer Systems

11:30 a.m.—Advances in Hydraulic Power Unit Design
Richard Vetter, Vice-President, AMS Solutions

TP&EE Exhibits, Lunch on Your Own

1:00 p.m.—Control Your Product Output with the Latest in Artificial Intelligence
Patrick Freeman, Chief Technology Officer, Lucidyne Technologies, Inc.

1:30 p.m.—Bringing Multi-View X-Ray Technology to the Planer Mill
Norvin Laudon, Chief Technology Officer, Springer Microtec

2:00 p.m.— Log Optimization New Development
Mario Godbout, Chief Technology and Quality Officer, Autolog

2:30 p.m.—Practical Solutions to Difficult Hydraulic System Design Problems
Peter Nachtwey, President, Delta Computer Systems