Vice President, Engineered Wood & Mass Timber

Art Schmon

Art is the lead author of FEA’s newly minted Global Mass Timber Panel Forecast as well as lead author of the Engineered Lumber Quarterly Forecast. Art is also Managing Director of the FEA-produced IWBC, a major international conference dedicated to fully integrated offsite construction.

Art has more than 40 years’ experience with engineered lumber products. He co-managed the R&D, market research, commercial development and market roll-out for MacMillan Bloedel’s $150 million commercialization of Parallam® PSL.

Subsequently, as GM European Operations for Trus Joist MacMillan, he managed the start-up and commercial development of the company’s European Operations, introducing LVL, PSL, LSL and I-joists to the European market.

rt regularly leads FEA multi-client and single-client studies and, in 2017, was the lead author on FEA’s widely acclaimed Global Outlook for Engineered Lumber Products, 2005 – 2021.

Art has presented at numerous international conferences on the markets and technologies for engineered lumber products and is recognized as a leading expert in his field. He holds an undergraduate degree from Princeton University (’72) and an MBA from Simon Fraser University (’79).

Art can be reached at +39-333-933-1655 or by email at

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