Registration Open Now

2023 Field Trip

Will take place in and around
North Little Rock, Arkansas

June 12-15, 2023

Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities
As a reminder, RTA Field Trip registrants must bring their own full PPE: hardhat, safety glasses,
ear protection, long sleeves and pants, safety toe shoes.

2023 Agenda
Monday June 12, 2023

5:00 pm   SMP Committee Meeting Hilton Garden Inn, North Little Rock, AR (Open to all RTA members)
6:00 pm   Welcome Reception at the Host Hotel, Sponsored by Brewco
                Program by Arkansas Forestry Association - Seth Stephenson

Tuesday June 13, 2023          
Bus Sponsored by Nisus
7:00 am Breakfast at the Hotel
7:30 am Depart hotel for Russellville Stella-Jones Plant

9:00 am Tour Stella Jones in Russellville, AR (full PPE required)  
11:00 am Depart for Industrial Power, Inc
11:30 pm Lunch followed by facility tour at IPI Sponsored by IPI
Bus Sponsored by Embry Automation & Controls
1:30 pm Depart for Little Rock
3:00 pm Tour Rail Service Group Facility 
5:00 pm Return to hotel
6:00 pm Evening Reception at the Host HotelSponsored by Stella-Jones
  Program by Hardwood Market Report - David Caldwell

 Wednesday June 14th, 2023       

Bus Sponsored by Viance, LLC
7:00 am Breakfast at Hotel 
7:30 am Depart for Rose City, AR Koppers Plant
8:00 am Tour Koppers Plant (full PPE required) 
10:00 am Depart for Benton, AR
11:00 am Tour WLS Sawmill
12:00 pm Lunch at WLS Sawmill Sponsored by Koppers
1:00 pm Depart for North Little Rock, AR
Bus Sponsored by Missouri Tie, LLC
2:00 pm Tour UP North Little Rock Operations (full PPE required) 
3:00 pm Depart for Networking Event
3:15 pm Tour Diamond Bear Brewing Company Sponsored By Wheeler Lumber
5:30 pm Return to Hotel
6:00 pm Evening Reception at the Host HotelSponsored By Koppers
Program by National Hardwood Lumber Association - Dana Spessart

A special thanks to our friends at American Wood Technology and North American Tie & Timber for sponsoring the Field Trip

Thursday June 15th, 2022    
Dismiss at your leisure                                                                      

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See the article in Railway Age
Click here to watch a video of some of the highlights of the trip

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