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WoodTECH 2018 – Rotorua, New Zealand

September 18 - September 19

The 2018 WoodTECH event will be focusing on innovations and new technologies around dry-mill and wood manufacturing operations. The previous two WoodTECH events, 2017 and 2015 have both concentrated on sawmill scanning, sawing and green-mill optimisation technologies.

What’s Covered?

New technologies, new processing systems and case studies to showcase “smart operating practices” in dry-mill and wood manufacturing operations will be profiled at the WoodTECH 2018 series this year. At this stage, we plan on covering;

  • Robotics and automation and changes being seen in wood manufacturing
  • Advances in wood scanning and board optimisation
  • Finger-jointing, cross cutting and ripping
  • Timber gluing and laminating
  • Timber machining
  • Kiln drying
  • Timber finishing – planning, moulding and surface coating
  • Material handling operations
  • Mill maintenance
  • Changes to timber standards
  • H&S, training and skills development

Details

Start:
September 18
End:
September 19
Website:
https://woodtech.events/

Organiser

Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA)
Phone:
1800 126 398
Website:
https://fiea.org.nz/

Venue

Distinction Hotel
390 Fenton Street
Rotorua, Rotorua 310 New Zealand
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