Scheuch, Inc., Globe Machine Manufacturing, Momentive Specialty Chemicals and Firefly AB have stepped up to the plate as early Silver Sponsors of the Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference & Expo (PELICE), to be held March 1-2, 2012 at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, USA. PELICE is hosted by Panel World magazine and Georgia Research Institute.

Pallmann America, Wechsler Engineering and Consulting and TECO have signed on as early Bronze sponsors.

Austria-based Scheuch, with its North American office in London, Ontario, Canada, provides equipment and technologies for air emissions control for the various panel and board industries.

Globe Machine Manufacturing, headquartered in Tacoma, Wash., is a longstanding, leading provider of finishing end machinery and systems for the panel and board industries.

Momentive Specialty Chemicals, Columbus, Ohio, is a global leader in thermoset resins, serving the wood and industrial markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support for customers in a diverse range of applications and industries.

Firefly AB, headquartered in Sweden, is a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of high-tech spark detection, fire and dust explosion protection systems.

Pallmann America, based in North Carolina, and an affiliate of Germany-based Pallmann, designs, builds and sells industrial grade size reduction machinery for wood based panels, pellet plants and biomass operations.

Georgia-based Wechsler Engineering and Consulting, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary engineering and consulting firm specializing in combustion processes, biomass and waste energy recovery (thermal and power), cogeneration, thermal oil, steam and air pollution control.

TECO, headquartered in Wisconsin, is an independent third-party certification and testing agency for building products, including structural and non-structural panel products.

Scheuch, Globe, Momentive (through Hexion) and Firefly participated in the previous PELICE in 2010 as silver sponsors.

Pallmann, Wecshler and TECO also exhibited at PELICE 2010.

Scheuch, Firely, Pallmann and Wechsler are also participating in the Bioenergy Fuels & Products Conference & Expo, which will be held immediately preceding PELICE on February 28-29, 2012, also at the Grand Ballroom North of the Omni. This event is hosted by Wood Bioenergy and Panel World magazines. Exhibitor sponsors who participate in both conferences can maintain their same booth location for both.

PELICE 2012 marks the third time for the event. It’s held every other year in the Grand Ballroom North of the Omni Hotel. The 2010 event featured 65 speakers and moderators, 440 industry professionals and 58 exhibitor sponsors.

For exhibit sponsorship information, call Fred Kurpiel, 678-642-1238; e-mail [email protected]; visit