Al Webster – Sales/Consulting
Al began his career at Multnomah plywood in 1962 starting on the green chain ultimately becoming the mill General Manager. In 1980, Al took the General Managers job at Alpine International's Washington operation for 3 years before being hired by Panel Equipment Sales (PES) as their Oregon and Washington sales manager. Within 5 years Al took over all international sales for PES covering Asia, Russia, Africa, South America and Australia/New Zealand. In 2002, Al went to Coe Manufacturing as a regional sales manager covering the Western States and Canada. Starting in 2005, Al came to Mill Machinery as an industry wide Consultant.
Tim Peterson – President
Tim began his career with Panel Equipment Sales (PES) working on the steam dock cleaning and painting machinery. Tim quickly moved into the dismantling and shipping department where he managed and worked on such projects as the Kogap liquidation, Weyerhaeuser’s MDF mill located in Broken Bow, Oklahoma that was dismantled and shipped 8 miles down the road and many other large dismantling projects. In 1997, Tim became shop Forman at PES, overseeing all rebuilding of used machinery and the construction and design of the Magnum line of panel machinery. In 1998, Tim was moved into the Sales office at PES, becoming the Southern Sales Manager. Within 2 years Tim became PES’s top salesman. In 2002, Tim joined Spar-Tek industries before moving to Mill Machinery as President in 2003.
Dave is a Graduate of the University of Idaho with a BS in Business Administration. Dave joined Panel Equipment Sales in 1996 as the Chief Operating Officer, becoming President in 1999. In 2002, Dave started Mill Machinery LLC. In 6 years MMC has grown from one small 1,000 square foot warehouse to encompass over 10,000 square feet of shop space and over 50,000 square feet of warehouse capacity in three states.