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2014 Kiln Drying Workshop

January 6-9, 2014
SUNY-ESF, Syracuse, NY

This workshop provides practical knowledge about how to effectively kiln dry wood, and focuses on the science behind related wood properties and drying processes. The instruction and topics are of interest and value to novice and experienced kiln operators as well as yard, sales, purchasing, marketing, and manufacturing managers. University professors and various industry experts instruct in the classroom and through hands-on lab exercises using our modern kiln.


Dr. William Smith, Program Chair; Professor of Sustainable Construction Management and Engineering and Director of Wood Utilization Service, SUNY-ESF

Dr. Susan Anagnost, Chair and Associate Professor of Sustainable Construction Management and Engineering, SUNY-ESF

Scott Herl, Partner & Engineering Director, HerLine Technologies

Tom Johel, President, U*C Coatings Corporation

Robert Pope, Sales Representative, USNR Irvington-Moore

Peter Sformo, Loss Prevention Consultant, W.J. Cox Associates, Inc.

Neil Kohan, Graduate Assistant


This workshop is sponsored by the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, in cooperation with the New England Kiln Drying Association

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