Quality Control in Wood Products Manufacturing

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Workshop Agenda


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Please direct questions about the workshop program to:


Scott Leavengood
Wood Science & Engineering
119 Richardson Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: 541-737-4212


Questions regarding registration and special needs may be directed to:


OSU Conference Services

Oregon State University

200 LaSells Stewart Center

Corvallis, OR 97331

Phone: 541-737-9300


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Quality Control in Wood Products Manufacturing
Oregon State University • Corvallis, Oregon, USA


December 16-17, 2013



Peavy Hall, Room 240

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331

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Course Description

This workshop will introduce participants to many of the key tools of quality control – brainstorming, Pareto charts, checksheets, flowcharts, cause-and-effect diagrams, design of experiments and statistical process control (SPC). Particular emphasis will be given to SPC. Participants will work 'hands on' to gain first-hand experience using the tools introduced in the course.


Space is limited to 28 people – so register now to ensure your spot!


Program Highlights

  1. Participants will use numerous tools of quality to solve a specific wood products industry case example
  2. Participants will work 'hands-on' in a computer lab to use the tools introduced in the course

Quality Control in Wood Products Manufacturing in the 21st Century



The cost for the workshop is $350. Your registration fee includes:

  • - Workshop Materials (Excel files, electronic versions of handouts)
  • - Morning Refreshments
  • - Lunch on both days of the workshop


Registration Now Open!



Cancellation Policy:

If for some reason you will not be able to attend the Quality Control in Wood Products Manufacturing Workshop, a cancellation request will need to be made in writing (via email, fax or regular mail) on or before 5:00 p.m. PST on Friday, November 15, 2013. Cancellation requests made by that date are eligible for a refund of the registration fees (minus an administrative fee of $35). Requests for refunds after the cancellation cut-off date will not be granted, however substitutions will be allowed.




A block of rooms have been set aside at OSU's headquarter hotel, the Hilton Garden Inn, for a special group rate of $109 per night + 10% tax. The special room rate will be available until November 15th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Quality Control 2011 - Richardson Hall and Peavy Hall Oregon State University


Hilton Garden Inn Corvallis
2500 SW Western Blvd
Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: 541-752-5000
Toll Free: 888-666-8169


To reserve your room, please register online by November 15, 2013. Click Here to Reserve Your Room Online!