Networking breaks are scheduled throughout the event and provide a perfect opportunity to get together with your peers.
The Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario is presenting a double-header event from 11:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Sept. 29.
This event will be available in person and live streamed and includes early bird networking from 11:30am-12:00pm.
The in-person event will be held at Humber College’s Woodworking Centre at 110 Carrier Dr. in Etobicoke and will be open to non-members, but seating is limited so reserve early.
Event themes include:
Evaluating Purchasing Decisions on New Technology - A buyer’s guide to making the right choice. Avoid buyer’s remorse; invest in the tech and infrastructure solutions right the first time. Deciding factors when planning wood manufacturing technology upgrades and what should be considered when purchasing woodworking machinery/equipment. And what future-factors will impact your technology investments.
Sepp Gmeiner, CEO of Lignum Consulting Canada, will provide insight and guidance for factors and considerations when deciding to purchase new/new-to-you technology.
Scheduling Solutions – A Roundtable Discussion:
What keeps production moving along? What doesn’t and what can you do about it?
Are you getting the most out of your production schedule? This portion of the event will include a roundtable discussion of best practices that are a proven success.
Also, learn from others of challenges overcome through group discussion. Find out and share the latest trends that wood manufacturers are using in their shops to track, manage, schedule and optimize production flow.
Networking breaks are scheduled throughout the event and provide a perfect opportunity to get together with your peers!
Speaker Sepp Gmeiner started his career in the woodworking industry with an apprenticeship in cabinetmaking. He graduated in Advanced Wood Processing from the University for Applied Science in Rosenheim, Germany and has a second degree in Engineering Economics from the University of Applied Science in Pforzheim, Germany.
Most of his projects are in Canada, but Gmeiner has also completed projects in the U.S. Mexico, Guatemala, China and Africa.