The WCMA maintains a wealth of information for component buyers and users on Here are some of the key areas of interest:

Source Guide:
A complete list of all WCMA members and Technology Partners, with contact information and hyperlinks to their home pages.

Publications: Information on several WCMA publications is listed in this section: WCMA Rules & Specifications for Dimension & Woodwork, Wood Component Buyer’s Guide; Make vs. Buy Study, and our Moisture and Wood video. Ordering instructions are available online.

Events: Includes a listing of WCMA activities and industry events.

Membership Benefits: A list of the major promotional, educational and research activities offered by the WCMA is included, along with other important member benefits.

: Articles, industry activities and press releases to help keep you current on trends and developments in the global woodworking industry.

Match up with suppliers to get the products you need

WCMA Membership Directory & Source Guide
Online and included in this Wood Components Buyer’s Guide, beginning on page 12, is a “WCMA Membership Directory & Source Guide.” This listing of WCMA member companies and their capabilities is a handy reference source for locating suppliers for dimension and component products. It includes a description of the products they produce and machining capabilities. Online, the Source Guide searchable database features three search categories: Products Required, Machining and Species. Drop boxes allow buyers to select criteria. This makes it easy for dimension and component buyers to identify and contact those companies who produce the products they need.

WCMA Member Match™ Program
The WCMA’s Member Match™ Program was created to “match” component buyers’ needs with our members’ production capabilities. It is a computerized membership database retrieval system that provides prospective buyers with a list of all WCMA members who can produce the specific component products they need. This computer-generated list is immediately faxed or emailed to component buyers so they can contact manufacturers with their exact specifications. This service is free of charge to dimension and component buyers and is available by contacting the WCMA office directly at 770-565-6660 or by visiting our website at

 Link to Component Resources & News

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