Surrey, BC—Brunette Machinery, located here, a premium supplier of wood processing and material handling systems to the forest and biomass industries, is teaming up with Tim Saunders, who recently joined the company as its business development representative. Previously affiliated with companies such as Canfor and Conifex, Saunders is now an integral member of Brunette’s sales team. His expertise will further support Brunette’s customers, according to the company.
Saunders combines 25 years of business experience with a passion for the technological growth of the forest industry. His electrical and automation background, as well as his extensive work in multiple areas of plant management, make him a welcome addition to Brunette’s already resourceful group, the company stated.
The majority of Saunders’ career has revolved around the forest industry where he developed an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the sector. His experience in this field has encompassed many roles, such as: control system design, machine/plant commissioning, troubleshooting and sawmilling flow and strategies. The scope of his work has ranged from project development – including budget creation, risk analysis and managing stakeholder relationships – through to project execution and completion. Asked to describe what he does, Saunders responded, “Combining the identification of productivity opportunities with innovative control solutions for optimum performance.”
Before he embarked upon his career in the industry, Saunders graduated from the University College of the Cariboo as a Computer Automated Systems Technician in 2000. He studied to be a journeyman electrician at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, and he attained his journeyman status in 2004.
For more information, go to www.brunettemc.com.