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College of Natural Resources

Harry Watt

Extension Assoc

Department of Forest Biomaterials


Harry Watt is an Iredell County, NC native who received a BS and Masters in Wood Science and has worked in the value added wood products (cabinets, furniture and millwork) industry since the 1970’s. He worked as an independent business and engineering consultant for twelve years where he helped companies build new plants, move equipment to improve layouts, developed new products, conducted training sessions for employees with the goal of growing client’s sales and profitability.

Since 2005 he has been at NCSU’s Wood Products Extension working to assist the value added wood products industry to remain competitive against global competition by making improvements and implementing new business strategies

Harry lives and works in Iredell County in Western North Carolina.