SLMA Endorsed Partners

Chem-Aqua

Chem-Aqua is a global provider of water treatment equipment, chemicals, and services with broad experience in the wood products industry. We have many years of experience treating boiler systems that provide steam for soft and hard wood dry kiln operations, plywood plants, particle board plants, Oriented Strand Board (OSB) plants, Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) plants and the chemical plants that manufacture the resin used in these processes. 

Chem-Aqua specializes in providing custom designed water treatment programs for boiler, cooling, and process water systems. We help our customers minimize their energy, water, and maintenance costs while ensuring safe and reliable operation of these critical systems. We offer a unique combination of knowledge, experience, and stability to bring a Total System Approach. This allows us to provide custom water treatment solutions that will make a bottom line difference to your operation. 

Chem-Aqua has the expertise and commitment to help solve virtually any water related problem. We maintain modern, well-equipped analytical laboratories and cutting edge research facilities. Our state-of-the-art products are manufactured to rigorous ISO 9001 specifications. Our field representatives are well trained and backed by some of the most experienced water treatment specialists in the business. 

The Chem-Aqua team begins our relationship by performing a comprehensive survey of the facility to develop a plan that is custom designed specifically for your plant. Recommendations for the appropriate chemical treatment program and pretreatment equipment needed to remove problem causing impurities from the system will be provided. As a team, your plant and our local consultant can and will provide critical information that helps assure a reliable steam plant and production schedule. Our consultants are supported by a team of engineers that have substantial knowledge and experience in working with all types of forest products plants. Working together, Chem-Aqua and our customers can be confident that their water treament program is achieving the best results possible. 

McGriff Insurance Services - National Forest Products Practice

McGriff Insurance Services - National Forest Products Practice specializes in the insurance placement and risk management for primary and secondary manufacturers and distributors in the forest products industry. The Forest Products Team has over 180 combined years of experience in the insurance industry. With this experience and knowledge of the forest products industry, McGriff has the unique ability to identify risk issues and recommend sound and comprehensive solutions that have proven to reduce the client's cost of risk. McGriff supports the forest products industry and are proud of the partnerships with the leading industry trade associations thereby bringing additional value and benefit to its members. 

Osorno Consulting

20+ YEARS. 3 CONTINENTS. 15 COUNTRIES.

The world is a big place, and the forest products industry is spread all over it. We know firsthand. Since 1995, we've  been providing cutting edge consulting services to this industry all over the planet. 

EXECUTION IS KING. 

It has been said that a great strategy makes for an inspiring presentation, but it takes world-class execution for a company to realize its' full potential. Our focus is on helping forest products companies identify and capture the millions of dollars a year that can be lost in each mill through sub-optimal execution. 

SEMCO 

SEMCO is an energy management company. We help businesses save energy through providing turnkey energy efficient solutions like LED lighting, heating and cooling controls, and more. We also offer low interest fixed rate financing solutions. Often allowing customers to create immediate positive cash flow for their businesses, day one of integrating the energy efficiency improvements. This is a result of proven energy savings outweighing the monthly loan payment. So what's holding you back?

It's estimated that 20%-25% of the average commercial buildings energy usage can be cost effectively eliminated, lowering overhead and reducing utility expenses. SEMCO's mission is to help educate and consult with clients on best practices for reducing energy consumption, while providing smart and effective technology to lower energy costs.