Lumber Futures… ?

Futurists are predicting that technology could contribute to solving many of the world’s problems, ranging from resource shortages to financial crises.  In a book review of Tools for Problem Solving we’re told the authors envision a future for manufacturing that includes Microplants: “Whole factories the size of a computer chip…”  Lumber traders envision Canfor adding a series of new sawmills that regional sales staffs carry around in their pants – facilitating new heights of just-in-time delivery.

– Submitted by E J Harder

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