Robotics, Wood Components & More on Display at WMS

By Karen Koenig | Posted: 10/25/2013 4:30AM


MISSISSAUGA (TORONTO) - Woodworkers from all market segments streamed steadily through the halls of WMS, Canada's largest woodworking show, for a firsthand look at products geared to help cabinet and furniture manufacturers improve their productivity and profitability.

WMS, the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo opened Thursday, Oct. 24, and continues through Saturday, Oct. 26, at the International Centre in Mississauga (Toronto), ON.

On display were products ranging from robotics and CNC machinery, to standard machines, software, components, hardware and more, manufactured by approximately 250 companies from around the world.

View the slideshow with scenes from Day 1.

WMS was preceded by the Wood Tech Summit Leadership Conference, an all day seminar highlighting the best practices from some of Canada's leading manufacturers.


About the Author

Karen M. Koenig

Karen M. Koenig has more than 25 years of experience in the woodworking industry, including visits to wood products manufacturing facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As Editor-in-Chief of Woodworking Network magazine (formerly Wood & Wood Products), Karen’s primary responsibilities include spearheading the writing, editing and coordinating of the editorial content of the publication, along with the Red Book resource guide and the Red Book online source and supply directory ( She is also a frequent contributor to other Woodworking Network online and print media. She can be reached at or Google+.

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