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
Help on Wheels: Lowe's Robots Scan Screws, Find a Match
Lowe’s Innovation Labs introduces retail service robots to help customers navigate stores and match screws, tools, and other parts. The bilingual automatons know where everything in the store is.

Posted: 10/31/2014

ANSI Standards Push by Architectural Woodwork Institute
Now developing American National Standards Institute standards, the Architectural Woodwork Institute says it plans to be the global leader in architectural woodwork standards, and industry-specific education and member networking opportunities.

Posted: 10/30/2014

Existing home sales bounce back in September
NAR reports all major regions except Midwest experienced gains.

Posted: 10/29/2014

AWC comments on USGBC extending LEED 2009
Group disappointed by delay in implementing LEED 2009.

Posted: 10/29/2014

Woodworking Magazine for the Professional Woodworker | Woodshop News
Cabinet Vision and ELaser announce new integration

Cabinet Vision and ELaser customers can now enjoy tighter integration from measurement to design by utilizing a new data link that allows field measurements to be directly imported into Cabinet Vision Solid, according to the software provider.

Posted: 10/29/2014

Reclaimed-lumber supplier expands commercial material offerings

Relaimed-lumber supplier TerraMai of White City, Ore., offers a new commercial line for large-scale, budget-sensitive projects such as hotel chains, retail rollouts, residential developments and other high-volume projects.

Posted: 10/29/2014


Current News:

National Manufacturing Day was Friday, October 3. WMMA will be writing a special article in its next newsletter, detailing members' activities. What did your company do? Let us know! We're interested in all events: internal, outreach, festive, etc. Send an e-mail to WMMA's newsletter editor here.

IWF 2014: By the Numbers*

IWF has promised updated numbers, but the results just keep on getting more impressive. A 'first look' report showed 14,055 attendees; this number has now been updated to 14,357. (By comparison, in 2012, there were 13,002 attendees). Following a third verification process, a final attendance report will be released by IWF officials.

Stay tuned to this website for final figures.

The next IWF is scheduled for August 24-27, 2016. Mark the calendar 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.

June 2014 Housing Commentary Released
To read, members may click here.

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

The Cutting Edge, WMMA's monthly e-publication

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Press Releases

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

September 30, 2014
WMMA Announces Approval of New ANSI Standard

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