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

May 11-15, 2015
Hannover, Germany
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Woodworking Network
Valspar Wins Contract at Cumberland's American OEM Flooring Plant
Valspar Wood says it has begun supplying wood coatings to Cumberland Products Group's newly established American OEM hardwood-flooring manufacturing line in Only, TN.

Posted: 01/26/2015

LP Building Products Eyes Big Plant Conversion at Canadian Mill
Louisiana-Pacific plans major investment to convert a Swan Valley, Manitoba mill and expand two existing sites, to produce treated engineered wood siding products - LP SmartSide - which it says is popular among builders and remodelers.

Posted: 01/25/2015

Biesse sets up West Coast showroom and service center
Facility serves as showroom, training facility, service center and showroom

Posted: 01/23/2015

Ardis announces sales and support team for North America
Experienced team will work to meet demands of North American market

Posted: 01/23/2015

Woodworking Magazine for the Professional Woodworker | Woodshop News
Busy or working?

Some people are extremely adept at appearing busy when they are actually doing very little productive work.

Posted: 01/23/2015

Slower growth predicted for home remodeling market

As the broader housing market continues its sluggish recovery, growth in home improvement spending is also expected to soften throughout the coming year, according to a quarterly forecast by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

Posted: 01/21/2015


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Nominations open for the Baldwin Award
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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.

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ANSI Update
The ANS standard O1.1-3, entitled O1.1-3 (2014) Safety Requirements for CNC Machining Centers for the Woodworking Industry, has been approved by ANSI. As a member company of WMMA, you are entitled to receive one complimentary copy upon request. Email WMMA Associate Director Jennifer Miller at to request a copy. Additional copies can be purchased through ANSI at

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Press Releases

December 4, 2014
Registration Open for WIC 2015

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

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