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Small log recovery: Adapting to smart and agile manufacturing

May 10, 2018 - Remaining competitive requires intensified efforts to improve manufacturing efficiency and to extract higher-margin products from the forest resource.

May 10, 2018  By Canadian Forest Industries staff

FPInnovations’ SM2 Initiative is revolutionizing the way small logs are processed by developing innovative approaches, game-changing technologies (ex: advanced vision systems, smart machines for real time adaptive control) to maximize recovery and value to offset high delivered log costs.

Get the latest information about this project at OptiSaw – the one-day education forum for those driving the future of sawmilling – taking place in Richmond, B.C., on June 5.

Featured presentation:  Small log recovery: Adapting to smart and agile manufacturing

Join FPInnovations Eric Dunn to discuss how new processes and smarter machines will bring mills agility and flexibility to adapt to a rapidly changing resource base and availability and shifting markets needs.


Seats are filling up fast! The forum is limited to an exclusive audience of sawmill management and owners, process engineers, continual improvement managers, optimization staff, researchers and design consultants. Register now to secure your seat at the table.

See the full agenda and register online at www.optisaw.com

Platinum: Springer-Microtec

Gold: JoeScanHewSawLucidyneMuhlbockValutecUSNRBID GroupVETS Group, and Brunette

Lunch: Autolog

Breakfast: Nicholson Manufacturing

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