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OptiSaw West only two weeks away!

May 30, 2016 - When OptiSaw West takes the stage on June 14 in Richmond, B.C., this one-day learning and networking opportunity will focus on the future of optimization and automation in our industry, tackling topics such as:

•Data-driven sawmilling and the role of robotics and automation;
•Radio frequency continuous re-drying process;
•Counter-flow continuous drying in action;
•Optimizing log breakdown;
•Automated grading using multi-directional scanning;
•Obvious unsound wood detection at the trimmer optimizer;
•Optimizing log scaling; and
•Planer grading optimization.


An OptiSaw exclusive: Logging contractors and our fibre supply
Join Canadian Forest Industries' Scott Jamieson as he offers a sneak peek at the first national survey of logging contractors conducted in over 15 years. Compare how contractors on the B.C. Coast and Interior are faring versus their colleagues across Canada, learn what the succession plan looks like over the next five years, discover which variables lead to better financial performance and job satisfaction among your contractors, ask your own questions or add comments and suggestions to the study itself. Otherwise, wait until August for the results like everyone else. 

Who should attend:
•Mill managers/owners
•Process engineers
•Continual improvement managers
•Optimization staff
•Design consultants

Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to learn from industry experts about the innovations and technology that will drive the future of sawmilling!

Seats are limited!

May 30, 2016  By  Andrew Snook

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