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A Better Vehicle

Optimization modeling can be compared to a flight simulator. A flight simulator models the behavior of an aircraft. It is used by pilots to hone their piloting skills and to prepare them for potential emergency situations. In a sense it …

tradeoffs

Changing Answers

Profit optimization is particularly valuable during times of change. A West Coast lumber producer recently related how its Optware System has shown that rising chip prices should influence cutting strategy more substantially than it has traditionally. Their Optware System works …

September 28-30, 2016

Timber Processing and Energy Expo (TPEE) will be held September 28-30, 2016 at the Portland Exposition Center in Portland, Oregon.  This event is held every other year. The last event included 170 exhibitor companies that used up 43,000 square feet …

May 14-19, 2016

PaperCon brings together CEOs, mill managers, superintendents, scientists, process engineers and suppliers for the largest pulp and paper technical program in the world. The event provides such a comprehensive program, networking opportunities and trade fair among such a distinguished group …

April 7-8, 2016

Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference & Expo (PELICE) will be held Thursday and Friday, April 7 – 8, 2016, at CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia.  The focus will be veneer, plywood, OSB, MDF, Particleboard and EWP. The PELICE event …