11-12 June 2020 | Chicago, Illinois, USA

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About the 2019 Conference:

‘Broad range of relevant topics’

‘Big range of different items were addresses. All relevant.’

About the Program

The conference will feature presentations by leading industry players offering insights into the latest technologies, discussing today’s industry issues and latest innovations, panel discussions and up-to-date information on the market and its evolving platforms of opportunities. In addition to the formal events program, there will be a tabletop exhibition and a networking program, providing the ideal setting to promote your company and its products to an international audience. 

The subjects covered in the conference have been carefully chosen to appeal to anyone who is involved with the fiberboard and wood-based panel sectors across all disciplines and embracing: investors, producers, suppliers and end-users. The majority of attendees to this event are expected to be key decision makers within their organization.

Our full program of the Chicago Conference is not published yet, but for reference we encourage you to see our program of the Conference in Amsterdam.

*Industry Updates
*Market Trends
*Today’s Key Topics
*Technological Developments
*Networking Opportunities
*Insight in Market Dynamics

*Learn from Industry Leaders
*Broaden Your Horizons
*Enhance Your Business
*Expand Your Network
*Explore New Market Opportunities

Our Speakers for the International Fiberboard Industry Conference & Exhibition 2020

Dr. Rob Elias - Research Director at BioComposites Centre

Craig Bartlett - Managing Director at MDF Recovery

“A World First: Closed Loop Recycling in the MDF Industry”

Jeramy Slaunwhite - Explosion Safety Engineer at REMBE® INC.

"Explosions and other dust hazard - how to manage these two risks in Wood Panelboard Manufacturing"

Gregory Lewis - Vice President at Forest Economic Advisors

Dharmik Thakkar - Business Development and Project Manager at Rushil Decor Ltd.

"Growth of the Indian Panel Board Industry and its potential"

Chris Watt - Corporate Commodity Manager at Ashley Furniture Industries


Maurice Wassen - Business Development Manager at Fiberboard Industry Consultancy Services

"Overview of the Global Fiberboard Industry"

More speakers TBA

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Companies visiting the 2019 Fiberboard Industry Conference:

Baars & Bloemhoff
BioComposites Centre, Bangor University
Chimar Hellas S.A.
Data Transcripts Ltd
Dieffenbacher GmbH
Eastman Chemical Company
Firefly AB
Huntsman Europe
Inter Ikea
Interra USA
IPCO Sweden AB
Karadeniz Technical University
Kastamonu Entegre
Koskisen Oy
Lions Capital Partner
MDF Recovery
Medite Smartply
NTL Chemical Consulting
Sonae Arauco
Steinemann Technology AG
TABS Holland/CIP
TSI Inc.
Unilin Panels


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6350 N River Rd,
Chicago, IL
60018, United States

Phone: +1 847-518-1234

Your benefits From Attending an AWA Event

Industry-Leading Network

Our events are attended by the thought leaders of the Specialty Paper, Film, Packaging Coating & Converting Industry. Use your chance to connect with them!

Proceedings & Presentations

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