Sustainable Wood Products Manufacturing on Tour
October 2, 2013 | 4:20 pm CDT
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Sustainable Wood Products Manufacturing on Tour

More than 140 wood industry representatives were on hand for the Wood Component Manufacturers Assn.’s Fall Conference and Plant Tour Event, held Sept. 15-17 in Canton, OH.

The 2013 event included tours to seven wood products manufacturers and equipment supplier Eagle Machinery & Supply Inc., providing attendees an opportunity to view innovative technology and manufacturing methods. The component and dimension stock manufacturers toured included: Gerber Wood Products, Walnut Creek Planing, Keim Lumber Co., Yoder Lumber Co., Hochstetler Wood Ltd., Hiland Wood Products/Schrock’s of Walnut Creek and Miller Wood Designs. Evening receptions included tabletop exhibits from a number of industry suppliers.

The 2014 WCMA Fall Conference & Plant Tour Event will be held in Harrisburg, PA. For more information visit

Read about some of the companies featured on this year's plant tour event, with a look at how they are encouraging sustainable manufacturing.

Gerber Wood Products' Sustainable Component Manufacturing

Yoder Lumber's Sawmill to Components Wood Manufacturing

Walnut Creek's Lean & Green Wood Components

Keim Lumber's One-Stop Shop for Green Millwork

Hochstetler Wood's Vertically Integrated Manufacturing Plan

Hiland Wood's Component & Casket Making Capabilities

Miller Wood Expands Component Capabilities

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