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Harry Urban is the publisher of  the Woodworking Network.  Urban has more than 30 years of experience in business-to-business publishing, trade shows and conferences. He has travelled extensively throughout North America and overseas visiting and reporting on major manufacturing facilities and trade shows. 

Tech Talks -- Interview with Taiwan’s OAV

Woodworking Network’s Tech Talks has been exploring the Taiwan woodworking machinery industry. According to the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) Taiwan woodworking machinery companies have been working closely with North American machinery brands and furniture factories for decades.

Learn how to automate 3D models for router and saw optimization

ORLANDO -- Programming multiple CNC machines and integrating routers, point-to-point machines and saws can be challenging and time-consuming. CIM-TECH and Woodworking Network will present a webinar on Wednesday, November 10 at 2 p.m. Eastern detailing how having one integrated software solution can efficiently streamline your process and increase your productivity. According to Kenny Belfatto, national sales manager for CIM-TECH, using Saw-CIM allows the 3D output from CIM-TECH to be filtered to a saw, router or point-to-point machine via ARDIS software.

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.

REHAU names new vice president for Window Solutions in the Americas

LEESBURG, VA – REHAU announced that Xavier LeBlanc has joined the company as vice president of window solutions for the Americas region, reporting directly to the CEO of REHAU Americas, Dr. Thomas Troeger. LeBlanc will lead the business division and drive the growth of the company’s window, door and hardware product lines.

WMS 2021 postponed

 CCI Canada is currently working with the staff of the International Centre in Mississauga to find workable alternative dates in early 2022.