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Karl Forth

Karl D. Forth is online editor for CCI Media. He also writes news and feature stories in FDMC Magazine, in addition to newsletters and custom publishing projects. He is also involved in event organization, and compiles the annual FDM 300 list of industry leaders. He can be reached at [email protected]

AWFS Fair 2021 Education Program speaking proposals invited

ANAHEIM, Calif. –The 2021 AWFS Fair show cycle is under way and the Call for Proposals for the show’s College of Woodworking Knowledge educational seminar program is now open.   Technical experts, exhibitors with an educational segment, business owners and managers, consultants and other wood products manufacturing professionals are invited to submit proposal ideas for seminars to be held at the AWFS Fair, July 20-23, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The deadline for proposal submittal is December 1, 2020.

Ligna 2021 dates moved back to September 27 to October 1

Hannover, Germany. Ligna.21 is moving its dates from May into the autumn. Show organizers are postponing its original event date to September 27 to October 1, 2021. Following intensive reflections and discussions, and in view of the current developments in the global incidence of infections in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Deutsche Messe and the German association VDMA have jointly decided to postpone Ligna by about five months next year.

Precision Drive Systems offers new spindle warranty program

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. -- Precision Drive Systems, a provider of precision motor spindle support and repair based near Charlotte, has announced PrecisionCare, its 24-month warranty program for new, repaired and rebuilt spindles. This optional program aims to support new and existing customers with an extra measure of protection for their machine spindles.