Wood Business

Virtual Event
OptiSaw 2020 Virtual Summit
October 14, 2020 at 11:00am EST

Smart sawsense: Bringing IIoT into the filing room with heat source monitoring

Speaker: Justin Williams, CEO, Williams & White

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) represents a massive opportunity for the sawmill, and specifically the filing room, to improve monitoring and efficiency. Williams & White CEO Justin Williams will present on the applications for IIoT in the mill and share details on their newest product, Smart Guide Sawsense Performance Monitoring System based research from FPInnovations.

Justin Williams
Justin Williams, P.Eng., is the owner and CEO of Williams & White Equipment, a Canadian company based in Burnaby, B.C., specializing in the development and production of automated tool sharpening and grinding machinery and other high-tolerance components and machinery for the sawmill industry. Justin is a registered professional engineer holding a degree in electrical engineering with a minor in commerce. His passion for robotics and automation is a driving force in Williams & White’s product development achievements.

Justin Williams holds a number of patents to his name and has held a number of board positions, including with the Canadian Manufacturers and exporters association and Burnaby Association for Community inclusion.