We regret to report that Ole Meyer Sorensen, 69, died on January 22. A native of Denmark Mr Sorensen was admired and well respected throughout the woodworking industry and beyond.
His involvement with the wood products industry began in 1971 when he established Moldow Dust Control Ltd in Greensboro, NC to market dust collectors to the furniture industry He was instrumental in introducing spark detection systems to North America and in the mid 1970s and in 1978 won a Challenger Award for the Flamex system.
Mr Sorensen also introduced the Minifog fine water spray system in North America in the late 1990s.
He was a member of many trade associations in the wood products industry and served on the National Fire Protection Code Committee 664 dealing with fire safety in wood working facilities.