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How having the right KPIs can provide incredible cost savings

Visualizing and simulating with Big Data and IoT at OptiSaw 2023

March 4, 2023  By  Jennifer Ellson

Optisaw 2023

Join top-notch researchers in using technologies fpr visualization and sawmill simulation to realize incredible cost savings for your sawmill at OptiSaw – the one-day education forum for those driving the future of sawmilling – taking place in Quebec City on March 17.

Featured presentations:

Visualizing the invisible: How to increase productivity with Big Data and IoT technologies
Optimizing machine productivity and maintaining a competitive edge can become increasingly difficult in a global economy. Big Data and IoT technologies offer a wide variety of potential improvements from production efficiency to predicting machine failures to managing employees. Have you ever wondered how to get the most out of your equipment while ensuring they run at optimal performance? Tim Melburn, Asset Performance Engineer, Arrow Speed Controls will show you how having the right key performance indicators (KPIs) and a solid preventative maintenance plan will provide incredible cost savings.

Sawmill simulation with OptiTek
Optitek II is a sawmill simulation software platform that allows stakeholders in the sawmill ecosystem to validate, analyze, and measure the impact on KPIs of new technologies and processes. FPInnovations senior researcher Mohammed Khachan will provide an overview of the new software platform including drying simulation, planing simulation, profit evaluation, and flow analysis. A second part will be dedicated to the introduction of AI into the simulation process and its interest in estimating the value of stems supply from the forest to the mill.

Plus, network with our exciting group of sponsors who are releasing cutting-edge technology to the market.


Seats are limited and open only to sawmill management and owners, process engineers, continual improvement managers, optimization staff, researchers and design consultants.

Check out the agenda, speakers and register online at www.optisaw.com

Register now!

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