Nicholas Sills


General Manager, Customer and Technical Services
Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation


A lifelong appreciation of timber craftsmanship and digital fabrication processes has aligned Nicholas as the General Manager of Customer and Technical Services leading Structurlam’s push for Industry 4.0 production integration. Nicholas has held many roles in Mass Timber project deployment bringing an innate understanding from project conception to occupancy and service life of the building. Nicholas has a Bachelor of Sciences in Wood Products Processing from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Sciences, specialized in Timber Engineering from the Bern University of Applied Sciences.

Breakout Presentation Topic:
Mass Timber: Crossing the Construction Chasm
An overview of the massive growth in Cross Laminated Timber and other Mass Timber products throughout North America, understanding the implications of this from a manufacturer’s perspective and looking forward to what the future will hold for construction with these paradigm shifting processes and products. How did Mass Timber get to where it is today? What does the future hold for construction? 
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