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Larry Adams

Larry Adams is a Chicago-based writer and editor who writes about how things get done. A former wire service and community newspaper reporter, Larry is an award-winning writer with more than three decades of experience. In addition to writing about woodworking, he has covered science, metrology, metalworking, industrial design, quality control, imaging, Swiss and micromanufacturing . He was previously a Tabbie Award winner for his coverage of nano-based coatings technology for the automotive industry. Larry volunteers for the historic preservation group, the Kalo Foundation/Ianelli Studios, and the science-based group, Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST).

Woodworking Industry News

New factory planned for a type of wood with 'mettle'

A Maryland company developing a new type of wood with the strength of steel is moving from university to its own industrial space. InventWood, maker of MettleWood, is moving from its incubator space at the  University of Maryland to an 88,971-square-foot manufacturing facility in Frederick, Maryland.With a $20 million grant from the US Department of Energy, IW will launch manufacturing in 2025.