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MMPA Announces 2016 Fall Plant Tours

This fall the MMPA will convene in Oregon for the Fall Plant Tours. The event will be held at the Brasada Ranch located in Powell Butte, south of our main member tour host, Bright Wood Corp. headquartered in Madras. The 2016 program will take place September 11-14th and will travel from Powell Butte to Madras to Warm Springs and on to Corvallis, Oregon. Peer learning intermixed with peer networking ensures the Fall Plant Tours program is a key event for plant and mid-level management to attend.

Plants on the tour: Bright Wood Corp.; Warm Springs Composite Products; Keith Manufacturing; and Oregon State University's Wood Sciences and Engineering departments.

Education will encompass: Productivity Information Exchange (PIE); Forestry and Wood Sciences Outlook; HR—Tripping in the New Workplace: From Millenials to Medical Leave to Marijuana; and a Trends in Technology Panel.

Optional Activities: SUNDAY - Fly Casting Tournament and Golf Outing; MONDAY - Foosball Tourney, Hoops Shoot; TUESDAY - Microbrewery Tasting.

To register, send a request to or visit the Events page at

7/11/2016 12:43:29 PM