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20-20 Technologies Rebrands Name, Reboots Website

Posted by Rich Christianson | Posted: 07/01/2014 12:41PM

20-20 Technologies, a developer of design and enterprise software used by furniture manufacturers, designers, retailers and other, will now be simply known as 2020.


WMS 2015 & 2017 Dates Set at Toronto's International Centre

Posted: 06/26/2014 1:10PM

The 2015 Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS 2015), Canada’s largest display of professional-grade woodworking equipment, accessories and supplies, takes center stage Nov. 5-7, 2015 and will return for an encore Nov. 2-4, 2017 at the International Centre.


Dorel to Acquire Chinese Juvenile Furniture Maker

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 06/23/2014 4:41PM

Dorel Industries Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the juvenile business of Hong Kong-based Lerado Group, one of the largest juvenile product manufacturers in China. The acquisition will give Dorel its first company-owned factory in Asia.


Canada Housing in 3-Month Holding Pattern

Posted by Rich Christianson | Posted: 06/22/2014 11:26AM

Canadian housing starts held steady for the third straight month in May and the market appears to be headed for a "soft landing" this year, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).



Halifax Woodworker Honored Student of the Year at Chippendale

By Matt Schumake | Posted: 06/12/2014 8:38AM

Halifax carpenter Gary Staple was recently honored as the Chippendale International School of Furniture’s Student of the Year after 1,400 hours of hands-on study of fine furniture building and restoration techniques.


Wood Tech Summit Leadership Conference on Tap for October

By Rich Christianson | Posted: 06/05/2014 11:55AM

The Third Annual Wood Tech Summit Leadership Conference is on tap for October 9-10 at the Woodworking Centre of Ontario at Conestoga College, Kitchener, ON. The event dovetails with Kitchener's world-famous Oktoberfest.


72-Hour Tool Repair Service Now Available from BENZ

Posted By Matt Schumake | Posted: 06/04/2014 12:58PM

BENZ Inc. has announced service for customers who need immediate turnaround of damaged or worn tools.


Viridis Energy Expects Strong 2014 Despite Early Setbacks

By Alex Keown | Posted: 06/04/2014 9:26AM

Wood pellet fuel maker Viridis Energy reported revenue growth of 142 percent, despite a six-week trucking strike in British Columbia and extreme weather that caused production challenges at its Nova Scotia wood pellet facility.


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