W&WP July 2004
Wood & Wood Products will sponsor, "The Benefits and Limitations of Nested-Based and Cell-Based Applications for the Woodworking Industry" at IWF on Saturday, Aug. 28, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
One of 11 technical sessions at IWF, the program will address how adopting nesting and cell-manufacturing concepts can help wood products manufacturers streamline operations, reduce material handling, improve process flow and increase productivity. Speakers include: Keith Comer, engineering project manager for Stevens Ind., Teutopolis, IL; Steve Hardy, engineering department manager, Specialty Fixtures Inc., Lawrenceville, GA; Frank Staltaro Jr. of Domestic Kitchens, Fairfield, CT; and Andy Wilzoch, owner and president of Premiere EuroCase Inc., Denver, CO. Rich Christianson, editorial director of Wood & Wood Products, will serve the moderator.
The cost to attend each session is $30 if pre-registered by July 23 and $40 on-site. A complete seminar schedule follows below. For further information about the show or seminars, phone IWF at (770) 246-0608 or visit www.iwf2004.com.
Thursday, Aug. 26
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.: "Get on Board: Powder Coating on Wood Has Arrived"
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.: "Troubleshooting & Preventing Problems When Finishing Wood Veneer"
Friday, Aug. 27
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.: "Laminating and Decorative Overlays"
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.: "Equipment Cost Justification - Financing, Leasing, New Tax Considerations"
Saturday, Aug. 28
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.: "How Do Small to Medium Size Cabinet and Woodworking Shops Gain Efficiencies"
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.: "Integrating Lean Manufacturing into Your Business"
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.: "Solid Surface & Quartz Surfacing - Fabrication Techniques That Will Make You Money"
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