August 22 – 25, 2018

Georgia World Congress Center | Atlanta, GA| USA

Manufacturing & Design
These session may be of interest to finishers, plant and operations managers as well as designers, finishing line managers and others who are interested in learning more about lean and other manufacturing processes or who have an interest in the cabinetry, millwork, retail and furniture industry.


                        Wednesday, August 24th
9:00am - 10:00am           
          FAU2 - The Color Challenge: Pairing Creativity with Consistency
9:00am - 11:00am
          MFG18 - Exposing Problems that Reduce Profit in the Finish Room
9:00am - 11:00am
          MFG9 - Color Matching
11:00am - 12:00pm
          MFG14 - Driving Double Digit Profitable Growth: Transactional versus
          Relational Selling

1:00pm - 2:30pm            
          MFG22 - Automating Your Shop: Which Comes First?
2:30pm - 3:45pm
          MFG4 - MOISTURE: Effects and Measurement
3:00pm - 3:45pm               
MFG21 - New Regulatory Standards and Practical Solutions for  
3:00pm - 4:00pm
          MFG1 - A Prescription for Healthy UV Curing on Wood 
3:00pm - 4:30pm
          MFG17 - CNC Tips. Tricks and Techniques
3:00pm - 5:00pm
          MFG19 - KICK ASS LEAN



                     Thursday, August 25th

9:00am - 11:00am
        MFG8 - Spot Repair Touch up Techniques and Related Finishing

 10:00am - 11:00am
        MFG11 - Engineered Wood Composite and Sustainable Manufacturing
11:00am - 12:30pm
        FAU3 - Working with Architects and Designers
11:00am - 1:00pm
        MFG5 - Rx for Enhancing Roughmill Performance 
11:30am - 12:30pm
        MFG20 - Combustible Dust…an Explosive Issue

1:300pm - 3:00pm

        FAU1 - Discover the Moving Power of Colors
2:00pm - 3:45pm
        MFG2 - Wood 101. All about Wood for Manufacturers and

3:00pm - 4:30pm
        MFG16 - The Science of Sanding - from Orbital to Wide Belt 
3:30pm - 5:00pm
        MFG10 - The Magic of Custom Tooling



                         Friday, August 26th 

9:00am - 11:00am
        MFG6 - Rx for Gluing Wood: Practical Tips and Troubleshooting Defects
11:00am - 12:30pm
        MFG13 - Industry 4.0 – The Future of Manufacturing
11:00am - 1:00pm
        MFG15 - Aggregate Tooling – A new angle on CNC Machining
11:30am - 1:00pm
        MFG3 - Analyzing Incoming Lumber
2:00pm - 3:30pm
        MFG12 - Dual-line Rough Mill Processing - The Practices and the Facts
2:30pm - 4:00pm
        MFG7 - Rx for Machining Wood: Practical Tips and Troubleshooting