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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.
SAN DIEGO -- The Cabinet Makers Association (CMA) will host its popular “What’s Your Problem?” roundtable breakfast at Wood Pro Expo Florida, co-located with the annual Closets Conference and Expo.
WMCO’s Feb. 15 webinar targets safety rebates and leadership development
HANOVER, Ontario – The Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario (WMCO) will host a webinar reviewing two of its programs 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15.
U.S. group calls for continuing sanctions on Canadian lumber imports
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Lumber Coalition voiced its support for the latest preliminary determination by the U.S. Department of Commerce calling for a combined anti-subsidy and anti-dumping duty rate of 8.24% on Canadian softwood lumber imports.
Closets Conference & Expo Products
Mycube to introduce two new safes at Closets Expo
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Mycube’s extensive line of safes will be displayed at the Closets Expo, including the debut of two new models: Biocube Professional and Camocube.
Study: World demand for woodworking machinery to hit $6.1B by 2027
DUBLIN, Ireland – Global sales of woodworking machinery are expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1%, rising from $4.3 billion in 2020 to $6.1 billion in 2027, according to a recently released report by Research and Markets.
Décor Cabinets wins Safety Culture Award
MORDEN, Manitoba – Safe Work Manitoba honored Décor Cabinets Ltd. with its 2022 Safety Culture Award.
Closets Conference & Expo Products
See how ClosetPro Software doubles as a design and sales tool at Closets Expo
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Representatives of ClosetPro Software will provide demonstrations and answer questions about the company’s cloud-based design and sales tool at the 2023 Closets Expo, co-located with Wood Pro Expo Florida.
WMCO schedules tour of Toyota’s lean plant
HANOVER, Ontario – The Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario will host a tour of Toyota’s Cambridge plant on Feb. 22 with the goal of sparking ideas about how the auto maker’s lean and continuous improvement program.
Fenestration Canada opens registration for Spring Conference
TORONTO – Fenestration Canada has opened registration for its Spring Conference, including offering limited-time, special incentives for members to save on the full-conference registration fee. The conference is scheduled for May 23-26 at Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia.
Colonial Saw to demo latest Lamello technologies at CCE/WPE FL
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Lamello USA, a division of Colonial Saw Company, will demonstrate the Zeta P2 machines and P-System joinery, along with the Cabineo CNC connector system, at the Closets Conference and Expo/Wood Pro Expo Florida.