Articles

This page contains articles related to Centre for Advanced Wood Processing activities, or contributed by staff, faculty members and associates of CAWP and the Wood Products Quality Council. Check back here regularly as new articles are offered on wood products manufacturing, technology, quality management, training, and forest products marketing.

CAWP Open House 2018

The CAWP 2018 Open House and Co-op Presentation Evening will be held on Thursday, January 25th. To join us, please RSVP here:  http://www.forestry.ubc.ca/students/co-op/about-co-op/events/. CAWP’s Open House event is an opportunity for interested individuals to  learn more about the education, training, research and industry assistance programs that go on in our building. In the afternoon we have a few […]

Becoming the Better Job: Canadian Companies gaining an Edge through Training

This article first appeared in the March 2013 edition of Woodworking magazine , and is reproduced here with the kind permission of the publisher. When I set out last year to investigate how our wood products manufacturers stacked up in the world of training and development, more than one person told me I shouldn’t expect […]

Furniture Finishing: the Canadian Approach

This article by Phil Evans, from the Department of Wood Science at UBC, explains the development of a new suite of courses aimed at the wood finishing industry. It originally appeared in Wood Focus, Issue 3, in 2011. woodfocus_pp21-25[1]