TPTS Upcoming Training Courses

Posted By: Sydni Dobson (deleted) SLMA News,

With constant changes in the Forest Products Industry, it's important to stay up to date with current information and technology to ensure your business runs smoothly. TPTS offers several training classes that will bring you face to face with industry experts for both classroom and hands on training. Class sizes are limited, so make sure you register early! 

TPTS Planer Operators Course

This 2-day course will take place August 30-31, 2019. This course is designed for folks new to planer operations as well as experienced operators looking for a refresher in the fundamentals of planer setup, safety, maintenance and abnormality management. Note: new this year-we will provide an additional training on planer setup relative to its impact on grade optimization. 

Kevin Jensen of Cobra Technical Services and Tad Cleve of TPTS will facilitate the course. Learn more about Kevin and his company at

Registration Costs: $600 per attendee (space is limited to the first 20 who register) 

Location: Hyatt Place, 160 McKnight Jr. Pkwy, Augusta, GA 30907 
Note: The "Room Block" will be available on 6/1/2019 and end on 7/27/2019. Call: 706-396-4040 and tell them you are with the "TP Technical Service Group" for the reduced rate. 


August 29th:
 Participants can check in after 3 pm. 

August 30th: Classroom training from 8 am to 4 pm at the hotel conference center. TP will provide lunch and host an evening reception from 6-8 pm (dinner on your own) 

August 31th: Kevin will provide hands on training at our partnering facility, Pollard Lumber Company at their Appling, GA facility. The class will start at 9 am and run until 3 pm. 

To register, please click here or go to

For questions, contact: Tad Cleve at 573-330-2173 or at

For more information on the TPTS Grading Course in October, click here.