The biggest names in forest products equipment manufacturing are set to display their latest products and services at the 32nd Forest Products Machinery and Equipment Exposition – EXPO 2013. Sponsored by the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA), this three day event is set for June 5-7 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.

The show floor is approaching 75% of its capacity. Among the 83 exhibitors already with prime exhibit space are companies including Cargotec, LINCK, Taylor Machine Works, Optimil, USNR and Vollmer.

“This show is truly an international event, attracting leading manufacturers from several foreign countries,” notes SFPA’s exposition director Eric Gee.   “These companies realize the value of EXPO 2013 in presenting their company as an innovator, reaching the industry’s top management and purchasing executives from throughout the U.S. and many foreign countries,” he adds.

In order to provide maximum exposure to all attendees, show hours were recently expanded across a three-day period. The show floor will open Wednesday afternoon, June 5, operate a full day June 6 then conclude midday on Friday, June 7. These expanded show hours also maximize time for exhibitors to showcase their products and services.

For more information about EXPO 2013, visit  Contact Eric Gee at 504/443-4464, ext. 214 or by e-mail at Follow the show on Twitter: @forestprodexpo.

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SFPA is a nonprofit trade association that has represented manufacturers of Southern Pine lumber since 1915. Today, SFPA is the leading source of information about Southern Pine products for design-build professionals and consumers.