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Founded in 1899, the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America is a trade association of U.S. manufacturers of woodworking machinery, cutting tools, and supplies whose purpose is to promote the interests of its members serving the woodworking industry. Distributors, suppliers and consultants to the industry also belong to the association as Associate Members. Educators belong to the association as Affiliates.

Manufacturer members design, build and sell machinery, tooling, supplies and components used in the manufacturing of all types of wood and non-wood products. Equipment made by WMMA members is sold worldwide.

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Press Releases

2018 Releases

May 24, 2018
WMMA Announces New Board of Directors

2017 Releases

May 4, 2017 2017
2017 Board of Directors Announced

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

2016 Releases

August 27, 2016

August 12, 2016
WMMA Member TR Herzog Named Among Top 40 Under 40 Wood Industry Superstars

July 28, 2016
WMMA Announces First Regional Meeting

May 9, 2016
2016 Board of Directors Announced

May 2, 2016
Chris Hacker Becomes WMMA President

January 8, 2016
WMMA Announces Publication of ANSI O1.1-4 Standard (2015) Safety Requirements for Shapers for the Woodworking Industry

2015 Releases

September 23, 2015
WMMA Wraps Up Successful Legislative Fly-In

May 14, 2015
WMMA Announces Publication of Revised ANSI O1.1-1 Standard (2015) Safety Requirements for Fixed Angle Jump Saws

May 5, 2015
WMMA Offers Industry Resources at LIGNA

April 27, 2015
WMMA Announces New Board of Directors

April 23, 2015
WMMA Past President, John Schultz, Wins Baldwin Award

2014 Releases

December 4, 2014
Registration Open for WIC 2015

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

September 30, 2014
WMMA Announces Approval of New ANSI Standard

July 1, 2014
Auction of Industry Memorabilia Raises More than $3,000 for Charity

June 13, 2014
WMMA Members Named Finalists for Challenger Awards

May 2, 2014
Jamison Scott Becomes WMMA President

April 30, 2014
WMMA Legal Counsel, John Satagaj, Wins Baldwin Award

January 27, 2014
WMMA Announces Launch of Redesigned Website

2013 Releases

August 7, 2013
WMMA's Jamie Scott has success with MRA legislation in Congress

April 29, 2013
WMMA Announces New Board Members


2012 Releases

June 1, 2012
WMMA Announces New Management Team