Panel Processing in the 21st Century: a Free Webcast
October 14, 2015 | 1:00 pm CDT

Wood manufacturing has changed from mass production of large quantities in one style, to made-to-order manufacturing, with small batches, even Batch One production, delivered just in time. Learn about the tools you'll need to adapt to and serve this marketplace.

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Rene Fritz
Sales Manager, Midwest Region

A 26 year employee at Schelling, Rene Fritz has experience as a technician as well as in sales. He is currently the sales manager for the Midwest Region at IMA America and Schelling America, and is also the product manager for Schelling’s wood division in North America.

John Liedl

A 27 year industry veteran, John Liedl earned a PhD in mathematics from the University of Technology in Vienna. He has applied his passion for technology and background in the mathematical sciences to software for automation, particularly toward advancing the fields of optimization and nesting software for panel saws and CNC machines. John currently leads a growing team of software developers at Eurosoft who are developing modern, automated software solutions for some of the largest companies and machine manufacturers in the industry. 

Bill Esler
Editorial Director, Woodworking Network

Bill is responsible for overall content at, Woodworking Network magazine and related newsletters. Bill also manages event programs for Woodworking Network Live conferences at the Woodworking Machinery & Supplies Expo in Toronto and Cabinets & Closets Expo. He develops audience engagement programs using custom digital printing, live lead-generating events, custom websites and custom digital/print content. He can be reached at [email protected]