Date: Friday, August 24th from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Code: MFG14
Sponsored by: KCD Software
Presented by: Cabinet Makers Association - CMA
• John Park, Solutions Sales Manager: SCM Group USA
• Matt Krig, President: Northland Woodworks
This session will explore the not-so-distant future of robots in the woodworking shop. You’ll learn what you should be thinking about now to prepare for the future.
About the Speakers:
John Park has 30+ years experience in the woodworking and panel processing industry. He is the currently the Vice President of Engineering for SCM Group North America, specializing in automated factory layout utilizing both robotic and hard automation connected to high technology woodworking machines. John received a BS in Wood Science & Technology from NC State University and a Masters in Business Administration from Georgia Tech University. He is a past president of the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association and is active in many other industry associations.
Matt Krig is the President of Northland Woodworks based in Blaine, Minnesota. In operating a family-owned company, Krig says his top goals are providing quality products and maintaining warm relationships, achieving this by providing a great place to work and encouraging thought and innovation among employees, maintaining a culture of excellence. Krig is also President of the Cabinet Makers Association.
Other Sessions from CMA:
BMG25 - Working with Architects and Designers
BMG26 - Building a Valuable Business
BMG27 - The Art of Pricing Profitably
BMG29 - The Power of Leadership: Keeping Employees Inspired for the Long Run
BMG30 - Buying that Big Machine
MFG12 - Boundry - Pushing with Your Nested-Based Router
MFG15 - Acing that Modern Job
MFG16 - Transitioning to In-House Finishing – Profitably
MFG17 - LEAN Strategies for Small Shops