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Rich Christianson
President/Owner/C-Level

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.

Video: Death of the American Chestnut

The health of the American chestnut took a quick and deadly turn for the worse right around the turn of the 20th century with the introduction of the non-native pathogen Cryphonectria parasitica, the causal agent of chestnut blight.

WMCO launches Wood Supply-Chain Group

The Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario (formerly Bluewater Wood Alliance) has created the Wood Supply-Chain Group to create and grow “win-win” relationships with industry suppliers that make all concerned more competitive.