November 2-4, 2017
Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS 2017)
International Centre, Toronto

May 1-4, 2018
Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC18)
Hyatt Regency Maui - Maui, HI

International Woodworking Fair (IWF 2018)
August 22-25, 2018
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA


NAM Monday Economic Report — November 13, 2017
The handful of reports out last week were consistent with a strengthened outlook, both for consumers and in the labor market. See more ...

Global Manufacturing Economic Update — Third Quarter
The third quarter NAM 2016 Manufacturers' Outlook Survey shows manufacturers continue to cope with policy headwinds. Read more ...


Woodworking Network
West Salem Machinery has vertical feed grinders for all output requirements
SALEM, Ore. - West Salem Machinery (WSM) offers vertical feed grinders with an effective design to process a wide range of feedstock, at rates up to 150 tons per hour. The grinders feature a heavy duty rotor with innovative disc and hammer configuration options. An optional pivot housing provides access to main wear components with all infeed components remaining in place.
Offering flexibility, WSM says they have a girinder for all output requirements from fine grinding of wood chips for pellet fuel or chipboard, to coarse grinding of bark or wood waste for mulch or biomass.
As a full, integrated package, including engineering and project management, WSM’s complete biomass feedstock processing systems feature a turn-key system and includes bulk feeders, pre-screening, and cleaning for low-cost processing with reduced grinder wear and increased through-put.
WSM grinders and complete processing systems feature mill duty construction for dependable long-term operation.

Posted: 11/22/2017

Leitz promotes Brad Mills to key account manager
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Leitz Tooling has promoted Brad Mills to key account manager.
Mills began his career with Leitz in Jan. 2016 matching applications and needs to Leitz solutions as a customer service representative. He was promoted to the position of applications engineer where he worked closely with counterparts at Leitz Germany to provide technical assistance to internal personnel, distributors, and customers.
As key account manager, Mills will manage complex projects from inception to conclusion for the fiber cement business segment on a national basis. 
Leitz is a high-technology engineer and manufacturer of precision tooling and systems for machining wood, plastics, and advanced composites. With corporate headquarters in Oberkochen, Germany, Leitz operates seven service centers across North America to ensure convenient and timely response to customer tooling needs.

Posted: 11/22/2017


Current News:

Industry Leaders Converge on Capitol Hill For Day of Advocacy
Leaders from the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America, Woodworking Machinery Industry Association and Association of Woodworking & Furnishing Suppliers converged on Capitol Hill on June 21 to advocate for the most important policy needs of the industry. First-time attendee Dan Christensen, Pillar Machine, and WMMA Public Policy Committee member, talked about his experiences in this short video.

WMMA Announces winner of 2017 Baldwin Award at WIC17
WMMA awarded the 2017 Baldwin Award to Past President Jamison Scott during WIC 2017 in Rancho Mirage, CA. Scott, who serves as executive vice president of Air Handling Systems, a third generation family-owned business in Woodbridge, Connecticut, has a long history of service to the Association and to the industry as a whole. Click here to read more

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May 12, 2017 2017
WMMA Past President, Jamison Scott, Wins Baldwin Award

May 4, 2017 2017
2017 Board of Directors Announced

January 30, 2017
Dan Bond Selected as the Next Executive Director of WMMA

August 27, 2016

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WMMA Member TR Herzog Named Among Top 40 Under 40 Wood Industry Superstars

July 28, 2016
WMMA Announces First Regional Meeting

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