Art Schmon


Managing Director IWBC, FEA

Art is the lead author of FEA’s Global Mass Timber Forecast as well as lead author of the Engineered Lumber Quarterly Forecast. Art is also Managing Director of the FEA-produced IWBC, a major international conference dedicated to fully integrated industrialized construction.

Art has more than 40 years’ experience with engineered lumber products. He co-managed the commercial development and market roll-out for MacMillan Bloedel’s $150 million commercialization of Parallam® PSL. Subsequently, as GM European Operations for Trus Joist MacMillan, he managed the start-up and commercial development of the company’s European Operations, introducing LVL, PSL, LSL and I-joists to the European market.

Art has presented at numerous international conferences on the topics of engineered lumber products, mass timber and is recognized as a leading expert in his field. He holds an undergraduate degree from Princeton University (’72) and an MBA from Simon Fraser University (’79).

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