2016 Presentations

The 2016 PELICE was held April 7-8 at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. We appreciate your involvement. The presentation links are shown here by alphabetical listing of the presenters’ last names.

Dr. Romulo Aggangan, Director, Forest Products Research and Development Institute (FPRDI), Department of Science and Technology, Philippines; Status and Problems of the Lumber and Panel Products Industries of the Philippines Click Here to Download

Dr. Richard Baldwin, Managing Partner, Oak Creek Investments; North American Plywood and Veneer-Based Industry: The Reinvention Continues Click Here to Download

Jim Cash, Senior Product Engineer, B&W MEGTEC; The Key to Good WESP Operation Is in the Water Treatment System Click Here to Download

Linda Caudill, Managing Director, Wood-Based Composites Center; Keeping It Together: Technological Advances in Wood Adhesives Click Here to Download

Sudip Chowdhury, Group Leader, Fillers & Extenders; Matt Peterson, Coatings Chemist, Willamette Valley; Engineered Fillers/Extenders for Wood Composites: Extend and Enhance Phenolic and pMDI Adhesives Click Here to Download

Mike Clark, PE, Regional Sales Manager, Fisher-Klosterman Emtrol; Meeting EPA Emission Standards with Cyclones Click Here to Download

Colin Folco, Modernizaton Manager, Dieffenbacher; China—Product Developments and Innovations Click Here to Download

Thomas Franz, Managing ­Director, Baumer Inspection GmbH; Optimization of Production in Short Cycle Press Lines Click Here to Download

Charles Frazier, Professor and Director, Wood-Based Composites I/UCRC, Virginia Tech; Natural, Biogenic Formaldehyde in Wood Click Here to Download

George Goroyias, Senior Principal, Pöyry Management Consulting; Global Wood-Based Panels Markets—Trends and Outlook Click Here to Download

Dr. Rakesh Govind, President, PRD Tech; Water Recycle and Reuse in the Wood Products Industries Click Here to Download

Jim Griswold, New Business Development Manager, Hexion; Traversing the Maze of Adhesive Standards and Regulations Click Here to Download

Tor Gustavsen, Managing Director, Argos Solutions; Moving Towards Smart Factory Using Automatic Scanner and Panel Repair Technology Click Here to Download

Nathan Hess, Applications Engineer, Process Combustion; Dual-Biophase Bio-Oxidation—A Green, Energy-Efficient Approach to VOC and HAP Emission Destruction Click Here to Download

W. Ernest Hsu, Principal, Hsu Consulting; Marketing Demands: Engineered Strand Products and Applications Click Here to Download

W. Ernest Hsu, Principal, Hsu Consulting; Engineered Strand Lumber—Challenges and Opportunities Click Here to Download

Brad James, Manager of Consulting Services, Trinity Consultants; Air Compliance Auditing Tips for Panel & Engineered Lumber Facilities Click Here to Download

Mikael Jidenius, Area Sales Manager, North America, Firefly AB; How to Prevent Fires in the Panel & Engineered Lumber Industry Click Here to Download

Andrew Jowett, President, IMAL; Developments in Online Quality Control for the Manufacture of Composite and Engineered Wood Panels Click Here to Download

Dr. Bohumil Kasal, Fraunhofer Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut, WKI; New Developments in Wood and Fiber Composite Products Click Here to Download

Alan Knokey, Vice President, USNR; New Veneer Lathe and Drying Technologies Click Here to Download

Kurt Liebich, CEO, RedBuilt and New Wood Resources; Building From Disaster: Winston Plywood & Veneer Click Here to Download

Jonathan Martin, Chairman and CEO, Martin Companies; In Pursuit of Perfection: Building a New OSB Plant Click Here to Download

Anna McCann, President, Merritt Machinery; Log Lathe Systems: New Developments in Automatic Veneer Peeling Lines Click Here to Download

Jackson Morrill, President, Composite Panel Association; Reason for Optimism in North American Composite Wood Industry Click Here to Download

Mojgan Nejad, Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University; Lignin: Moving Toward Renewable Bio-Based Adhesives Click Here to Download

Jordan Newton, Vice President of Innovation & Engineering, SonicAire; How to Reduce Risks of Combustible Dust: New Standards, New Technologies Click Here to Download

Jeff Nichols, Managing Partner, Industrial Fire Prevention; Proven Fire Protection Systems for the Engineered Panel and Lumber Industries Click Here to Download

Rodney Pennington, VP of Key Accounts, NESTEC; Reducing RTO Annual Fuel Costs with Fine-Tuning Features Click Here to Download

Tyler Player, Principal, Player Design; VOC Emissions from Rotary Dryers Click Here to Download

John Robinson, Principal; Roger Douglas, Director of Engineering, Drying Technology; Advances in Veneer Dryer Moisture Sensing & Control Click Here to Download

Magnus Rundqwist, V.P. Business Development, Wechsler Engineering & Consulting; Wet Scrubbers: Upgrading and Results Click Here to Download

Bijan Shams, President, Cogent Industrial Technologies; Emerging Trends in Technology Solutions for Improving Operational Performance Click Here to Download

Scott Stamey, Senior Project Manager, Mid-South Engineering; Value Creation Through Engineering Click Here to Download

Steve Swanson, President and CEO, Swanson Group; Why Build a Plywood Mill in 2016? Click Here to Download

Luis Tejado, President, Blue Drop; Why Proteak? How an Entrepreneur Became Involved in Mexico’s Newest MDF Operation Click Here to Download

Brian Valley, Director of Industrial Solutions, Spraying Systems; Optimizing Resin, Wax and Release Agent Effectiveness with PanelSpray Technology Click Here to Download

Heikki Vidgren, Principal, Pöyry Management Consulting; Engineered Lumber Trends: Europe vs. North America Click Here to Download

Hui Wan, Associate Professor, Forest Composite Products, Mississippi State University; Dr. Frederick Kurpiel, Principal, Georgia Research Institute; Change and Trend in the China Wood Panel Industry Click Here to Download

Tom Wechsler, President, Wechsler Engineering and Consulting; Thermal Oil Hazards: Risk Identification and Prevention Click Here to Download

Chris Whelan, Senior Business Development Manager, Henkel; Adhesive Technology Drives Mass Wood Innovation Click Here to Download

Wes Younger, Managing Consultant, Trinity Consultants; Air Quality’s “Hottest” Topics—Startup, Shutdown, Malfunction Emmissions Click Here to Download

Yaqiu Zhao, Adhesive Product Development Leader, Ashland Specialty Ingredients; Engineered Wood Adhesives Improve Production Efficiency Click Here to Download