July 22-25, 2015
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, Nevada
WMMA Members: Join us for our Networking Breakfast at AWFS

April 12-15, 2016
Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC)
CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort
Cancun, Mexico

September 14-17, 2015
WMMA Board/Committee Meetings & DC Fly In
Arlington, VA
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National Association of Manufacturers Monday Economic Report: May 18, 2015
Once again, there was evidence last week that significant headwinds have dampened activity in the manufacturing sector. The sector added just 1,000 net new workers in April, marking the third consecutive month with soft hiring. Read more...


Woodworking Network
Leuco Tools' Daniel Schrenk is President for Eumabois Toolgroup
Daniel Schrenk, Managing Director for Sales and Marketing with the German LEUCO AG is the new President for the Eumabois Toolgroup.

Posted: 05/23/2015

Customers Drive Wood Products Certification: Purdue Study
A Purdue University study about wood products certification. Released on April 22, the results reveal that 70.97% of the respondents said they enter the certified product market because of “customer request”. What were the other reasons?

Posted: 05/22/2015

Fox Valley Technical College to host woodworker recruitment discussion
Discussion will address ways to spark interest in the woodworking profession.

Posted: 05/22/2015

Woodworking Magazine for the Professional Woodworker | Woodshop News
AWFS announces new look for Fresh Wood trophy

Beginning this year, the Best of Show trophy for the Fresh Wood student woodworking competition will be created by a different woodworking craftsperson, involving and recognizing the outstanding makers in the field.

Posted: 05/21/2015

AWFS board of directors adds two members

The Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers welcomed Michael Fabbri, national sales manager for King Plastic Corp., and Jamie Goodwin, most recently serving as Western channel manager for Accuride International, as the newest additions to its board of directors at the Woodworking Industry Conference, which was held April 21-24 in San Antonio.

Posted: 05/21/2015


Current News:

The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA) has announced the winner of its Ralph B. Baldwin Award, the association's highest honor. The award was presented to John Schultz, past president of the Association. Announcement of the award was made at the Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC), which took place at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. Full information is available here.

WMMA Pavilion Continues to Provide Members with Opportunities at LIGNA

IWF: And the Final Numbers Are...

The final numbers for IWF 2014 are in, and they're nothing short of phenomenal. The total at-show attendance (all days) was 23,463, which broke down as follows:
Attendance (General):
Verified: Advance-Registered: 7,422
Verified: On-site Registered (includes press, speakers, students): 6,915
Unspecified: 63
Total Verified Buyers: 14,400
Exhibiting Personnel: 9,063

Mark your calendar for the next IWF, August 24-27, 2016, and get ready for your own impressive numbers.

Hear what current WMMA members are saying about the valuable benefits and the many rewards of WMMA membership.

ANSI Update
A revision of the ANSI standard O1.1-1, entitled 01.1-1 (2015) Safety Requirements for Fixed Angle Jump Saws, has been published is available for purchase through the ANSI e-standard store. WMMA Members are entitled to receive one complimentary copy of the standard per company upon request. Click here if you are interested in receiving a copy of the standard.

The Cutting Edge, WMMA's monthly e-publication

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Press Releases

May 5, 2015
WMMA Offers Industry Resources at LIGNA

April 27, 2015
WMMA Announces New Board of Directors

April 23, 2015
WMMA Past President, John Schultz, Wins Baldwin Award

December 4, 2014
Registration Open for WIC 2015

October 24, 2014
WMMA Celebrates U.S. World Standards Day

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