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

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

October 1-3, 2018
WMMA Regional Networking Meeting
Loews Minneapolis Hotel
Minneapolis, MN


NAM Monday Economic Report — March 5, 2018
There were more encouraging signs for manufacturers last week in the economic data. For instance, the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 60.8 in February, the highest level since May 2004. Read 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
Precision Drive Systems offers moulder spindle repairs

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. — Precision Drive Systems, a provider of high-speed precision spindle motors, support and repair, has announced that they are now offering repairs on all brands of moulder spindles.

“We can repair any make or model of spindle using original factory parts, as well as re-engineer and fabricate hard-to-find components for out of production moulder spindle units,” said Bob Barone, vice president for PDS.

PDS repairs all brands of moulder spindles, including Weinig, Homag, Leadermac, Kentwood, ANDI, Wadkin, SCM, and Hasko.

PDS is also a Powerlock specialist and has most HSK parts in stock. The PDS moulder spindle repair process removes and replaces ball bearings for higher levels of performance. Each spindle is rebuilt and comes with a six-month warranty. See

Posted: 03/21/2018

L.J. Smith Stair Systems launches new website
BOWERSTON, Ohio. - L.J. Smith Stair Systems has introduced a new website with a modern, updated look that has been matched with fast-response navigation tools and product filtering capabilities.
“The responsive design of the new website adjusts and responds to various screen sizes, so the site can easily be viewed on desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile phones,” says Beth Galigher, director of marketing for L.J. Smith. “Updated photos throughout the site and in the inspiration galleries bring motivation to people looking for new stair systems and parts.”
The company says hundreds of wood, iron, and metal stair part products are included on the new website in vivid detail. Each product page pictures the item in its respective wood species or iron finish, offers alternative items, and includes integrated social media sharing.
“Through product filtering by attributes such as brand, style, size, finish, or species, a website visitor can quickly find the stair part products they’re interested in,” says Galigher. “A quick click over to our stair designer allows the site visitor to see unlimited balustrade component combinations displayed on a stairway. This visualizer truly makes it easy for both homeowners and building industry professionals to find, select, and order the stair systems they desire."
L.J. Smith Stair Systems is a manufacturer and distributer of stair parts in the U.S. Its products which include wooden and ornamental iron balusters, stainless steel cable and tube infills, newel posts, hand rails, and accessories are all defined by their unique designs, uncompromised durability, and good looks.

Posted: 03/21/2018


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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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