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OptiSaw East early-bird deadline coming up fast!

Oct. 25, 2018 - Artificial intelligence, X-ray fingerprint technology, optimized curve sawing, and automated species separation ... learn about the future of sawmilling in one day with OptiSaw Mill Optimization and Automation Forum.

October 25, 2018  By  Maria Church

Hosted by CFI magazine, OptiSaw is returning to Eastern Canada to hold an information-packed event in Montreal on Nov. 28. We’ve rounded up speakers from industry-leading manufacturers to explain their cutting edge sawmilling technologies and processes, and share invaluable insight into the what’s next for the industry.

The early-bird deadline is October 28. Register now to reserve your seat at this special rate!

The forum is limited to an exclusive audience of sawmill management and owners, process engineers, continual improvement managers, optimization staff, researchers and design consultants.

The day’s sessions will feature:
Artificial intelligence
How AI technology in the forest sector can bring real value, and how sawmills can enact that value.


Closed-loop technology
Automatically adjust cutting tools to maintain quality and size in the sawmill.

Pushing the limits of log optimization with profilers
The benefits to profiling and analyzing performance simulations for lumber recovery and mill productivity.

• An in-depth look at Idaho Forest Products recent technology updates
• Automating species separation using near infra-red spectroscopy
• The latest from FPInnovations’ SM2 Initiative to get the most from your residuals
• Controlling your product output with artificial intelligence at the grader
• And more!

Register online at www.optisaw.com 

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