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Scanner scaling has arrived in Canada

Oct. 17, 2016 - Scanner scaling, the use of log scanners to measure logs for payment, is common practice in other parts of the world, but still relatively new to North America.


October 17, 2016
By Andrew Snook


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The first log scanner in North America to be certified by government for trade has recently been installed in a Canadian sawmill, and is being used for log scaling and payment. Springer-Microtec’s chief technology officer Norvin Laudon will discuss the installation, certification process, and cost benefits of scanner scaling at the OptiSaw Mill Optimization & Automation Forum on Nov. 4 in Montreal.

What is OptiSaw?
OptiSaw is a one-day workshop focused on the future of optimization and automation in sawmilling, including challenges and opportunities on the cutting edge of this side of the industry. It will offer a time-effective and affordable learning and networking opportunity for those driving the future of sawmilling in your operation.

The forum is for sawmill management and owners, process engineers, continual improvement managers, optimization staff, researchers and design consultants.

For more information or to register, visit www.optisaw.com 

Platinum sponsors
Comact, USNR

Gold sponsors
HewSaw, JoeScan

Luncheon sponsor
Autolog


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