Who’s Who in Softwoods

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Anthony Muck

Anthony Muck is the head of business development for DMSi, an Omaha-based software company. DMSi develops software exclusively for the building materials industry. The company is a member of the North American Wholesale Lumber Association, the National Hardwood Lumber Association, the Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen’s Association and the North American Building Material Distribution Association.

Muck began his career in the forest products industry over 15 years ago when he joined DMSi. He has held leadership roles in customer support as well as sales and marketing and now heads DMSi’s biennial customer conference, PartnerConnect. He is active in the North American Wholesale Lumber Association as a member of committees and “10 groups.”

Muck is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Omaha. He and his wife, Katie Muck, have two sons, Sebastian and Oliver and two daughters, Laila and Stella. In his free time, Muck enjoys golf, hockey and cheering on his kids at all of their games and competitions.

For more information visit www.dmsi.com.

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David Quane

Paw Taw John Services, Inc. (PTJ), located in Rathdrum, ID, recently welcomed David Quane as outside sales and marketing. PTJ is a machine systems integrator, distributor and repair center. They are the only repair facility and the largest stocking distributor of Temposonics® in the United States.

They maintain a deep inventory in support hardware such as cables, magnets and connector assemblies. Probe lengths on the shelf are in 6-inch increments from 6 inch to 72 inch with some special lengths used by machine manufacturers.

PTJ also distributes Encoder Products encoders and Conexus laser products. This keeps PTJ uniquely centered in the wood products industry control system world and the cutting edge of technology advancements.

Quane was recently brought on board at PTJ after spending 25 years in commercial business sector. His most recent position before joining PTJ was at REC Silicon, located in Moses Lake, WA, a polysilicon manufacturing company.

Quane graduated from the University of Idaho as an electrical engineer and went on to practice at engineering technology companies for 15 years before moving into the commercial business sector.

Quane and his wife, Jill, live on a homestead where they garden and keep bees. He also enjoys woodworking and making furniture. Quane and his wife have three children, Austin, Audrey and Lauren.

For more information, visit www.pawtaw.com, email david@pawtaw.com or call 208-449-4950.

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Addison Ross

Addison Ross is the Oceania and Specialties Sales Manager at San Group, located in Langley, BC. San Group is a vertically integrated forest products company that sells globally.

San Group has three sawmills and two remanufacturing facilities that produce both traditional and engineered products in all coastal species.

Their state of the art remanufacturing facilities enable them to offer a wide array of engineered products such as their San Signature CVG T&G, FJ-EG boards/bevel and laminated timbers.

Ross has been in the forest products industry for 11 years, where he had his first job at Skana Forest Products. He has been with San Group for eight years.

Ross attended the University of British Columbia where he studied Wood Products Processing.

Ross enjoys hockey and golf. He has been married for four years to Tripti.

San Group is a member of Western Red Cedar Lumber Association, North American Wholesale Lumber Association, BC Wood and the Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification.

For more information, call Ross at 604-355-6548, email addison@sangroupinc.com or visit www.sangroupinc.com.

Who’s Who in Softwoods 4
Nicole Cappetta

Nicole Cappetta is a wholesale lumber sales representative at Robbins Lumber Sanford, LLC, located in Sanford, ME, who also oversees the planer mill schedule, completes orders, and books trucking.

Robbins Lumber is a vertically integrated forest products firm, with timberland, manufacturing and finishing facilities, as well as warehousing and local distribution. While Robbins Lumber’s core business is throughout the state of Maine and New England, they can ship all over the U.S. and export overseas.

Robbins Lumber produces 75 million board feet from their four locations, which include, Searsmont, East Baldwin, Sanford and Downeast. They offer Eastern White Pine boards with five total moulders, custom profiles and a custom coatings facility, in a variety of thicknesses and lengths or ripped to custom specifications.

They also offer other species: Southern Yellow Pine, Western Red Cedar, European Spruce and Incense Cedar. All of the EWP that they offer is provided in NELMA grades and patterns, along with many proprietary and custom grades.

Robbins Lumber offers endmatching, pre-finished/primed products, HT capacity, clean bandsawn/fresh resawn, various rougherheads (including original rustic), live edge siding and log siding.

Cappetta has been with Robbins Lumber since May 2023 and has been in the lumber industry since 2015. Her first job in the industry was administrative sales support with Pleasant River Lumber, where she entered Spruce and Pine orders. When Pleasant River Lumber’s Pine mills were acquired by Robbins Lumber, she stayed on in the wholesale Pine sales.

Robbins Lumber is a member of Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association, North American Wholesale Lumber Association, Northeastern Retail Lumber Association and Maine Forest Products Association.

For more information, call 207-206-7350, email ncappetta@rlco.com or visit www.rlco.com.

By Miller Wood Trade Publications

The premier online information source for the forest products industry since 1927.

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