Wood Industry 40 Under 40

We've found the individuals in the next generation of people who are destined to make an impact on the wood products manufacturing industry in North America.

The celebration for 2016 Wood Industry 40 Under 40 took place the afternoon of Thursday, August 25 at IWF Atlanta. See who made the 2016 Wood Industry 40 Under 40 superstars.

 These are individuals who excelled in:
 
•    Productivity
•    Profitability
•    Social Good Locally, Globally
•    Ingenuity
•    Innovation
•    Peer Inspiration
•    Product Development
•    Organizational Leadership
 
This year's Wood Industry 40 Under 40 Superstars were feted at the 2016 International Woodworking Fair, sponsored by the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America, where they werre singled out and receive an award. They were featured in the IWF Show Daily newspaper and in the October 2016 FDMC Leadership Issue, and at WoodworkingNetwork.com and its Facebook site. Honorees also get a free pass to a symposium (a $350 value) and free admission to the show (a $50 value).
 
Nominations for the 2017 Wood Industry 40 Under 40 will open in January; winners will be honored on the evening before the 2017 AWFS Fair in Las Vegas, on July 18.

SLIDE SHOW

Wood Industry 40 Under 40 Class of 2016

Profiles of the 2016 Wood Industry 40 Under 40, the next generation destined to make an impact on the wood products manufacturing industry in North America.


 

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