Late ’70s

Ed Wagner is promoted to Production Manager.


Delmer Wagner invents an in-kiln moisture detector: Model 778.


Delmer introduces the in-kiln moisture detector.


Delmer figured out a way to use in-line meters to troubleshoot kilns.


Delmer develops a process to track season changes, comparing kilns performances with specific wood species and tracking exact location of each stack of wood. The amount of wood that came out too wet, with a need to be run through the kiln again, or too dry, causing it to warp, split and crack, had been significantly reduced.

Last updated on May 19th, 2020