Atlanta, Georgia, USA • April 13-14, 2018

Organizers of the sixth Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference & Expo (PELICE) have added two keynote speakers for the event to be held April 13-14 at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Swiss Krono USA President & CEO, Erik Christensen, and Swiss Krono USA Project Manager for Capital Expansion, Norm Voss, will tag-team for their presentation entitled, “Introduction to Swiss Krono: Global Manufacturer of HDF, Particleboard, OSB.”

Christensen and Voss will discuss the Swiss Krono global business platform and the investment in a greenfield $250 million HDF plant under construction in Barnwell, SC.

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Why Attend PELICE?

Need some great reasons to be a part of the PELICE 2018?

  • The 2016 PELICE attracted 450 industry professionals, who enjoyed keynote marketing forecasts and technical presentations delivered by 50 experts.
  • The event was supported by 80 equipment and technology exhibitors.
  • 100% of producer attendees rated the performance of PELICE 2016 as excellent or good.
  • 100% of producer attendees found something in their discussions with exhibitors that could be useful in their business.
  • Sponsored by the industry leading publication Panel World magazine and the Georgia Research Institute.
  • Focusing on veneer, plywood, OSB, MDF, particleboard, engineered wood products, value-added.
  • Immediately preceded by the Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo.
  • Held in the Southeastern United States cultural and economic epicenter, Atlanta, Georgia


PELICE 2018 welcomes companies that serve the worldwide panel and engineered lumber industries to showcase their products and technology. If you are interested in exhibiting at PELCE:

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PELICE is the top educational event for the benefit of the worldwide wood products industries, including structural and non-structural wood panels, engineered lumber, components, laminates and value-added.

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We are pleased to announce that the sixth Panel and Engineered Lumber International Conference and Expo (PELICE) will be held Friday-Saturday, April 13-14, 2018, and once again in the Grand Ballroom North of the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.: