October 6, 2017
Manufacturing Day

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


NAM Monday Economic Report — September 11, 2017
The manufacturing data continue to trend in the right direction, with the stronger global economy and a weaker dollar helping to buoy demand and production in the sector. 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
2017 Best In Wood finalists announced
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Finalists for Woodworking Network's 2017 Best In Wood Awards have been selected by a panel of industry judges. The contest, which is given annually, honors custom woodworkers for their outstanding craftsmanship.
The 2017 finalists (see the list below) were selected from the following categories: architectural millwork, commercial cabinetry/furniture, custom furniture, custom kitchen/bath cabinetry, residential built-ins and specialty items. All award winners and honorable mentions will be featured in FDMC magazine and will be celebrated during an awards reception at the 2017 Wood Pro Expo in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, October 19-20.
The 2017 People's Choice - Best In Wood contest is now open for voting. Go directly to the Best In Wood photo album on Woodworking Network's Facebook page to choose your favorite. The project receiving the most likes on our Facebook page by September 30 will be chosen as the 2017 People's Choice winner.

2017 Best In Wood Finalists:

Windham Millwork Inc.
Project: Beauport Hotel
Bespoke LLC
Project: Modern Regency Paneled Powder Room
Phillips Collection
Project: Porsche Design Tower Bar
Basic Builders Inc.
Project: PanAtlantic Reception Desk
Michael Singer Fine Woodworking
Project: Game Set
LiveForm Design
Project: LiveForm #5 Walnut Sideboard with Steel Base
UniMode Woodworking Inc.
Project: LPT Contemporary kitchen
Bespoke LLC
Project: Contemporary Ziricote Bathroom
Interior Exterior Designs Inc.
Project: True Reclaimed Rustic Lumber Bar
Bespoke LLC
Project: Regency Circular Office
Karr Custom Woodworking
Project: Synagogue Ark doors
Birdie Miller Designs 
Project: Wavey Oak Beam Head Board


Posted: 09/19/2017

Rimi Woodcraft equipment auction this week after reported Chapter 11 filing

BRONX, N.Y. – Rimi Woodcraft Corp. is holding an auction of woodworking equipment and supplies this week after reportedly filing for bankruptcy.

The company makes architectural woodwork, doors, high-end residential interiors and custom kitchen cabinets. Rimi employed 100 and was an FDMC 300 company in 2016, ranked 179 on the list of the 300 largest woodworking companies in the United States and Canada. The company has locations in Bronx and Middletown, New York.

Rimi filed a Chapter 11 voluntary petition for non-individual bankruptcy in May, according to PacerMonitor and other online sources.

The auction is being held by Ex-Factory and includes woodworkers benches, scroll saws, dust collection system, spray equipment, clamps and sanders. The auction event closes Monday, September 25. See

Posted: 09/19/2017

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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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2017 Board of Directors Announced

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