A b o u t


Frank Controls was incorporated in 1982, a partnership with a reputable sawmill equipment manufacturer, located in the interior of BC, Canada.  Frank Controls is well versed in computer design and control system development, which included trimmers, optimizer's, and wood waste hot oil systems for the industry.  Other items included machine automation on large press brakes and other equipment in the metal fabrication industry.

In 1986, Frank Gyurcsek, the company president became majority shareholder and continued his developments to improve lumber drying.  Today, Frank Controls is comprised of a talented group of individuals whose dedication will continue to develop new process technology for years to come.


Canfor, Ft. St John, BC

Mr. Brain Lutyk

Ph. 1-250-787-3633

FC Kiln Controllers, Heat balancing

Canadian Forest Products, Rustad Division
Mr. Ralph Chretian
Ph. 1-250-612-5566
FC Kiln Controller

Bighorn Lumber Co. Inc., Laramie Wyoming
Mr. Gary Erickson
Ph. 1-307-742-3237
FC Kiln Controller, kiln heat balancing.

Homan Wood Products

Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Mr. Jim Isom

Ph. 1-256-383-7811

West Fraser Mills Ltd., Williams Lake Division
Mr. Bill Belzuik, Plant Superintendent,
Ph. 1-250-392-7784
Kiln Controllers, patented kiln design (new Coe Kiln), heat balancing.




Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd.
Lillooet Division

Bighorn Lumber Co. Inc.
Laramie, Wyoming

Canadian Forest Products Ltd.
Chetwynd Division

Canadian Forest Products Ltd.
Fort St. John Division

Canadian Forest Products Ltd.

Houston, BC

Canadian Forest Products Ltd.
Isle Pierre Division

Canadian Forest Products Ltd.
Rustad Division

Canadian Forest Products Ltd.
Taylor Division

Dorchester Lumber Co.

Linkwood, Maryland

Fraser Lake Sawmills
div. West Fraser Mills Ltd.

Kelowna Flight Craft Ltd.

Kelowna, BC


Homan Wood Products

Muscle Shoals, Alabama


Kelowna Tool @ Die

Kelowna, BC


Kuhns Bros. Log Homes

Lewisburg, Pa

PG Wood Preservers Ltd.
div. Canfor Ltd.




Stella-Jones Inc.
Prince George, BC


Slocan Group
Mackenzie Division A&C Mill


Shaw Cable

Kelowna, BC


Stella-Jones Inc.

New Westwinster, BC

Tilburey Laminates Ltd.
Surrey, BC

Tolko Industries Ltd.
High Level Division

Tolko Industries Ltd.

Louis Creek, BC

Weldwood of Canada Ltd.
100 Mile House Division

West Fraser Mills Ltd.
Chetwynd Division

West Fraser Mills Ltd.
Quesnel Division

West Fraser Mills Ltd.
Smithers Division

West Fraser Mills Ltd.
Williams Lake Division

Western Reman Inc.

Lumby, BC

Wynndel Box & Lumber Co.
Wynndel, BC

Zavisha Sawmills Ltd.
Hines Creek, AB