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2021 Exhibitor Descriptions

Automation & Electronics USA
Optimization & Controls for the Hardwood Industry. Allen Bradley Integrator with full sawmill experience and the ability to supply or upgrade your Optimized Carriage, Edger, Gang or Trimmer system to use the latest scanning and controls technology with support staff 24/7. Booth 2

Brewco, Inc.
Brewco, Inc. manufactures horizontal resaws, and is best known for its B-1600 Grade Run-Around System using a 4’’ band. Booth 27

CARBOTECH specializes in log and lumber handling for the hardwood and softwood industries. Booth 8

Corley Manufacturing Company
Manufacturer of rugged, dependable sawmill machinery since 1905. Booth 25

DMSi Software
DMSi provides comprehensive software solutions for hardwood lumber companies, including the inventory systems Agility and eLIMBS, as well as the end tally app TallyExpress. Booth 11

Farm Credit Mid-America
Farm Credit Mid-America is an agricultural lending cooperative, owned and controlled by our customers. Farm Credit is proud to serve the agriculture industry and rural America with customized loans to meet our client’s needs. Booth 29

The Hardwood Federation
The Hardwood Federation represents the U.S. hardwood industry in Washington, D.C.  It monitors legislative issues impacting our industry and lobbies Congress, the Administration and U.S. agencies and departments on behalf of hardwood businesses.  Booth 10

Hatton-Brown Publishers
From the woods to the mills, Hatton-Brown’s magazines have got you covered. Booth 34

HMR is the foremost source of market and pricing information for North American hardwood lumber.  Since 1922, HMR publications have served as valuable tools for producers and consumers throughout the world. Booth 14

ISK Biocides, Inc.
ISK Biocides manufactures and supplies wood preservatives, end coatings and sapstain control chemicals for freshly cut logs and lumber. Booth 24

Industrial Vision Systems
VisionTally™ is the most accurate, labor-free, and efficient end-tally system available; scanning and measuring bundles automatically from both ends at once. Actual board measurements are recorded and converted to nominal footage and tallies. Wane is detected and analyzed for accurate measurements. No board marks or special bundle preparation is required. No manpower is needed during the scanning process. Booth 23

McDonough Manufacturing Co.
Celebrating 132 years of satisfied customers, McDonough continues to be the leading manufacturer of heavy duty and custom band sawing equipment for hardwood mills and secondary plants. Specializing in Headrigs, Carriages, Linebars, Horizontal Resaws, and a full line of Edger systems. Booth 28

McGriff Insurance Services – National Forest Products Practice
National Forest Products Practice specializes in insurance placement and risk management for primary and secondary manufacturers and distributors in the Forest Products Industry. Our team has over 180 years of service in the insurance industry. This combined experience and industry knowledge provides us the unique ability to identify risk issues, then recommend sound and comprehensive solutions to reduce our clients’ cost of risk. We’re committed to the Forest Products Industry and proud of our trade association partnerships. Booth 13

Mellott Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Mellott has over 50 years of experience designing and manufacturing equipment for the forest industry. We offer a full line of quality log and lumber handling equipment and system designs to provide the best solution for your application. Booth 37

Messersmith Manufacturing, Inc.
Messersmith supplies biomass wood boiler systems and material handling equipment. Utilize your waste to provide heat or process steam for your facility. Booth 39

Nicholson Manufacturing Ltd.
Nicholson is the leader in ring debarker technology. We manufacture a range of ring debarkers to suit any application. Booth 26

Nyle Dry Kilns
Nyle Dry Kilns is a leading manufacturer of dry kilns, with over 40 years in the lumber industry. We offer a complete line of dehumidification, indirect gas fired and steam kilns. Booth 38

Paw-Taw-John Services, Inc.
With over 30 years of experience, Paw-Taw-John Services is a veteran-owned and operated machine systems integrator, distributor and leading MTS repair center for the U.S.  Booth 40

Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company
Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company is the largest property and casualty insurance company dedicated to the lumber, woodworking and building materials supply industries. For over 125 years, PLM has insured wood manufacturers and distributors throughout the U.S. Booth 36

Founded in 1983, Piché designs and manufactures wood handling and processing equipment. The company is managed by a young and dynamic team backed by engineering, manufacturing, installation and project management professionals. Booth 21

Progress Engineering, LLC
Progress Engineering specializes in innovative process automation and control solutions for the forest products industry. From the log yard to the warehouse, Progress Engineering brings decades of engineering expertise to your facility.  Booth 30

SII Dry Kilns
Celebrating 50+ years of serving the hardwood lumber industry, SII specializes in hardwood and softwood dry kilns, predryers, fan sheds, pallet and firewood drying / heat treating chambers. All of our kilns or heat treatment chambers can be heated with steam, hot water or gas fired “direct” or “indirect” systems. We also represent WDE Maspell in Vacuum and Thermal Modification Kilns, the only manufacturer of Thermal Modification chambers working in a constant vacuum. We offer “air to air” heat exchangers to reduce heat losses while venting, “Utility Watch” to work directly with your electrical utility to minimize power consumption at peak times, and a complete range of computerized kiln controls, including the “Sample Watch” in-kiln weight system. Booth 9

SERRA Sawmills
Providers of custom made, industrial strength mobile and stationary sawmills. Today, in over 77 countries worldwide! Booth 35

Stella-Jones Corporation
Stella-Jones Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the leading North American manufacturer of pressure treated industrial wood products. The company’s core competencies are in the production of railroad ties and timbers. Booths 5 & 6

TS Manufacturing
TS Manufacturing designs and builds a full suite of Sawmill Machinery and Lumber handling equipment. From Debarker projects through Bandsaws, Resaws, Gangs and Board Edgers in addition to some of the highest performing and most Automated Grading, Trimming, Sorting, Stacking and Stick Placing systems focused on Hardwood Sawmillers. Booth 1

Taylor Machine Works, Inc.
A U.S. manufacturer of heavy-duty industrial forklifts. Lift capacities from 6,000 to 125,000 lbs. Our Lift Trucks and Wheel Loaders are designed for quality performance, easy serviceability, and operational efficiency. Booth 3

Timber Automation, LLC
Timber Automation combines the divisions of Baxley, LogPro, Timber Automation Construction, and VAB Solutions. Our engineered equipment, control systems, optimization technology and turnkey construction services for woodyards and sawmills, maximizes yield, increases up-time and reduces production costs.  Booth 20

 U-C Coatings
U-C Coatings is the leader in wood protection, now offering Contechem Sapstain Control. Products include Anchorseal® wax end sealer; plastic LogSavers® and metal LogDawgs® log stitches; Shade-Dri® air drying cloth; Gempaint® lumber end paint; and Seal-Once® penetrating wood sealer. Booth 12

Wood-Mizer, LLC
Since 1982, Wood-Mizer has earned the reputation as a world-leading wood processing equipment manufacturer with a strong legacy from its innovative sawmilling products. From forest to final form, Wood-Mizer offers an extensive line of equipment including narrowband portable and industrial sawmills, wideband sawmilling equipment, band resaws, board edgers, wood kilns, woodworking equipment, firewood processing equipment, pallet recycling equipment, material handling equipment, sawmill blades, and blade maintenance equipment for woodworking and forestry hobbyists and professionals all over the world. Visit for more information.  Booth 17