MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Attendees of WMS 2017, November 2-4 at the International Centre in Mississauga, will have the opportunity to participate in a tour of Pro-Ply Custom Plywood Inc. in nearby Brampton, Ontario. The tour is slated for the afternoon of November 2.
Pro-Ply is a highly automated manufacturer of hardwood, softwood and custom plywood veneers. The company said it produces specialty cuts of many veneer species, including birch, mahogany, beech, ash, cherry, chestnut, hickory, maple, rosewood, teak and zebrawood.
The plant features robotics and advanced panel processing equipment. Pro-Ply's high level of automation and convenient location create an ideal opportunity for WMS attendees to get a close look at advanced technology in a real world setting.
More details on the Pro-Ply tour and other educational opportunities will be announced in April.
Pro-Ply has been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Standard for Chain of Custody by the Rainforest Alliance.
The Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference and Expo –– the largest event for the secondary wood manufacturing market in Canada –– will take place November 2-4, 2017 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. WMS is owned by CCI Canada, which also owns the print, digital, web products and other related events of FDMC and Closets & Home Organization magazine and WoodworkingNetwork.com.