New England Kiln Drying Association Fall Meeting

26 Oct
November 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am – November 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center
14 Mechanic Street
W B Smith
315 470-6832

The New England Kiln Drying Association will hold its Fall meeting on November 13th and 14th at the Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center in Southbridge, MA.

The meeting will feature a terrific plant tour at Hull Forest Products in Pomfret Center, CT on the morning of the 13th followed by a Kiln Operator’s Clinic Tuesday after and Wednesday morning. 

Technical presentations will include:

·         Lumber Handling; Geoff Gannon, TS Manufacturing

·         Kiln Controllers, Selection and Use – Expert Panel Presentation and Discussion

·         Moisture Meters; Best Selection and Use; Zane Yuhas, Delmhorst

·         USDA Inspectors – What do they look for?

·         The Science of Burning Wood Chips – pine, mixed hardwood; Dave Nichols

·         Drying White Oak Barrel Staves – practical experiences and applications; Terry Connors

·         Air Flow for Different Species – Quality, Productive Drying with Energy Savings

·         Wood Pellets


For more information, see the NEKDA website at