New woodworking makerspace generates buzz

The grand opening of The Generator at Congdon Yards, a facility that provides access to state-of-the-art technology to start-ups, small companies and other size woodworking manufacturers in North Carolina, will take place Oct. 18-19.

Wood Pro Expo Lancaster opens to a bustling crowd

MANHEIM, PA -- Woodworkers from the Lancaster, PA region and beyond flocked to Wood Pro Expo Lancaster on Thursday, October 14 to attend the opening of the two-day event. "We were pleased with the long queue of attendees waiting to get into the show before the opening," said Lewis Goldman, WPE Lancaster managing partner.  "It's been two long years since the last event and the crowds here are a testament to the pent-up demand for a face-to-face event."  He said he expects a good turnout for Day 2 as well.

Hermance Machine sees good future under Wurth ownership

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – Hermance Machine Company is marking the completion of its acquisition by Würth Baer Supply Company, which was first announced in April. Hermance Machine Company dates back to 1875 under the name Rowley & Hermance. In 1902 Albert Hermance opened the facility that the company remains in today. After Albert Hermance, two generations of the Monks family owned the business until 1987 when Joseph Strouse became the owner.Strouse has been dedicated to running the business and has been instrumental in its growth since the late 1980s.