Thermally Modified Wood – Location updated

Posted by Rumin Mann
June 24th, 2011

The Business Innovation Partnership is putting on a special presentation and overview of Thermally Modified Wood (TMW) on Wednesday June 29th. Numerous samples will be available for viewing including both BC softwoods and various hardwoods. Come and see how Hemlock and SPF transform in appearance and functionality to that of Western Red Cedar and how local Maple and other lighter hardwoods can be transformed into rich exotic tropical hardwoods. Thermowood has long been used in Europe and this exciting process is starting to gain some traction in North America. Come and find out for yourself!

When: June 29, 2011, 10:00am-12:00pm (lunch will follow)

LOCATION CHANGED TO: Sheraton Guildford Hotel – 15269 104 Ave, Surrey, BC

Presenters: Mike Friesen, Dallin Brooks – Business Case Analysis; Derek Williams – Technical Analysis

What will be covered:

  • History of TMW
  • The TMW Process
  • TMW in BC
  • Industry/Market Analysis
  • Competition in North America
  • Product Analysis
  • Attributes of TMW
  • Production Stages
  • Financial Information and Analysis
  • Strategic Issues

Who should attend: Artisans, millworkers, primary producers, remanufacturers, furniture makers, cabinet makers

Cost: In addition to the session and lunch, participants will receive an exclusive copy of the Thermowood Study for $249

Please click here for more information and to register or contact Scott Thompson at 604-882-7100 or at

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