HALCO Software Systems was the recipient of the 2022 Omond Solandt Award in operations research from the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS). This prestigious award, which has typically been awarded to much larger organizations like IBM and Air Canada, was in recognition of HALCO’s developments in production planning optimization methods in the forest industry. HALCO Principal Alex Rapoport comments, “We are very proud to receive this award, which we see as a tribute to Howard Leach and his vision when he founded HALCO in 1988.”
Shown is Alex Rapoport receiving the award from Taraneh Sowlati of CORS.
The Z-Trak2 family ushers in a new era of 5GigE 3D profile sensors for high-speed, in-line real-time lumber measurement and inspection. Offering 2,000 points per profile, all Z-Trak2 models are factory calibrated and offered with either blue or red eye safe lasers to suit various surface properties and operating environments. All sensors are housed in IP67 enclosures for harsh environments and come bundled with Teledyne’s Sherlock 8 —a point-and-click, rapid application development software package…
Article by Rich Donnell, Editor-in-Chief, Timber Processing July 2022 – Do you want to get confused? Let’s go to Diboll, Texas. Here you’ll find the Georgia-Pacific sawmill, which is our cover story this issue as written by Senior Editor Jessica Johnson…
Officials with D.R. Johnson Lumber report the company’s Prairie City, Ore. sawmill was back up and running the second week in July. Prairie Wood Products, a division of D.R. Johnson Lumber Co., had been idled since 2009 due to economic downturn pressures…
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