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Rich Christianson

Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.

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Prémoulé to showcase countertops, doors and more at WMS 2019

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Prémoulé, a leading manufacturer of countertops, custom cabinet doors and components, will display a representative sampling of its extensive production capabilities at of the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference and Expo (WMS), Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Prémoulé operates six plants in eastern Canada, enabling the company to efficiently deliver products to customers throughout North America. Among the products Prémoulé will exhibit at WMS booth #1068 include:

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FS Tool/FS Cruing to present trio of high-performance tooling at WMS 2019

MISSISSAUGA -- FS Tool/FS Cruing, a full-service manufacturer of cutting tools for woodworking, plastics, composites and metals, will highlight three distinctive product groupings at the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo, Canada’s premier woodworking event.
The wide array of products the company will display at WMS booth #2321 includes:
FS Tool’s Lineage XLC technology extends tool life by pr


Not Joining the Reshoring to America Manufacturing Trend

The team at Safety Speed Manufacturing joins in applauding the reshoring trend bringing production back to the U.S., but it will not be joining the movement anytime soon. Its 65,000 woodworking machines have been proudly made in the USA since its first vertical panel saw was manufactured 57 years ago.