Arauco Gives Peek Behind the Curtain

The plant of the future has arrived—Arauco’s monstrous particleboard and lamination plant in Grayling, Mich. is just the first of several new plants planned for North America. During a keynote presentation at the upcoming Panel & Engineered Lumber Conference & Expo Arauco North America Sr. Manufacturing Director Steve Carroll will give attendees a peek behind […]


Who Will Be the Winners and the Losers?

Changes in building regulations and overall the positive macro-economic outlook make the North American market attractive for new investments, in both wood-based panels and engineered wood products. Frank Goecke, senior principal with consulting firm Pöyry, in a keynote presentation at the 2020 Panel & Engineered Lumber Conference & Expo, will unpack how investment in state-of-the-art […]


Anything Less Than Successful Project Implementation Isn’t Successful

There’s a fine line between Successful Project Implementation and “less than successful.” The Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference & Expo (PELICE) next March will host seminars on what it takes to get it right. Representatives from Evergreen Engineering, Mid-South Engineering and Casey Industrial will deliver presentations and participate in a discussion session on successful […]


Celebrating Women In Manufacturing

Ever wonder if you’re truly making a difference to employees? The Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference & Expo (PELICE) will have a panel discussion centered around how to encourage women in manufacturing not only to thrive, but how critical the role of mentor can be and the importance of employee advocacy. During the session, […]


Double Duty On Digital

Bijan Shams, president of Cogent Industrial Technologies, will deliver presentations at the sixth Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo and at the seventh Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference & Expo, which will be held consecutively, next March 10-11 and March 12-13, at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Shams, whose company […]