Lumber and building material dealer co-op ENAP, Inc. held its Forest Products Conference October 23-25, 2011 in Baltimore, MD.
“Despite extremely difficult market conditions, attendance by both the member and vendor community exceeded our expectations and speaks volumes to the commitment we have to the future of this industry," saic Duncan Facey, VP of Forest Products for ENAP. "The Conference provided insight on what lies ahead for all of us in 2012.”
Specificially, the conference delivered on a variety of presentation and seminar topics, including:
• Keynote Speaker Dr. Edmond Siefried, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business at Lafayette College in Easton, PA, who presented “Current Recovery without a Healthy Housing Sector?”
• “A Market Overview” presented by Frank Turnbull, Marketing & Member Development, Canfor; and
• “Lumber Grade Rules…Have They Changed?” presented by Frank Stewart, Technical & Product Support Services Director, WWPA.
“The quality of the representation at the mill level made the investment extremely worthwhile," John Callahan, Riverhead Building Supply, Riverhead, N.Y. "The fact that there were so many decision-makers in attendance is a testament to the value that ENAP brings to the table on both sides of the business equation.”