April 21-24, 2015
Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC)
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

May 11-15, 2015
Hannover, Germany
Want to be part of the special WMMA pavilion at LIGNA? Contact Fred Stringfellow at


Woodworking Network
High-bay Panel Storage System from Systraplan at LIGNA 2015
An automated high-bay storage and retrieval system for panel inventory will be shown by Systraplan at LIGNA 2015. Costing roughly the same as ground level storage, it automatically picks wood-based panel from the shelf. Slideshow.

Posted: 05/03/2015

U.S. Wood Machinery Makers Exhibit Together at LIGNA 2015
The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA) will continue its time-honored tradition of organizing an exhibition pavilion when LIGNA plays host to the global woodworking community, May 11-15, 2015 in Hannover, Germany.

Posted: 05/02/2015

Viridian Reclaimed Wood launches fixture line for grocery retailers
Product range includes retail display case headers, crates and produce bins.

Posted: 05/01/2015

Woodworking Magazine for the Professional Woodworker | Woodshop News
AWFS will highlight plastics at 2015 fair

The AWFS will be placing a special emphasis on plastics and plastics fabrication during its July 22-25 fair in Las Vegas.

Posted: 04/30/2015

Kerfkore adds Balsakore products

Kerfkore is introducing Balsakore, a lightweight core material made from the balsa tree. The wood is low in density, but high in strength to provide a strong, lightweight cellulose-based core material, according to the company.

Posted: 04/30/2015


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. If you are interested in receiving a copy of the standard, email Jennifer Miller at

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Press Releases

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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