Woodworking Industry News

Fire rips through family-owned North Carolina furniture plant

A massive fire broke out at the Morgan Chair factory in Stanfield, N.C., and officials said they faced a largely uphill fight. The West Stanly Fire Department told WCNC News in Charlotte that a call about a fire came in around 3:40 p.m. with crews arriving minutes later. A spokesman estimated that about 20% of the factory was already burned when they started working to fight the fire. The fire department reported that they also faced low water-pressure issues.

Wood Pro Expo Lancaster

CCF to display custom drawer making prowess at WPE Lancaster

MANHEIM, Lancaster County, Pa. – CCF Industries will showcase its extensive custom drawer box capabilities – dovetailed or doweled - at Wood Pro Expo Lancaster, Oct. 13-14 at Spooky Nook Sports. “If you can draw it, then we can build it,” is CCF's motto, Customers can choose from a wide variety of solid wood species, plywood, melamine, NAUF panels, and FSC materials. Side thicknesses include ½ in., 5/8 in., and ¾ in.


EXCLUSIVE IWF VIDEO: Robots and humans and how they collaborate

At IWF, robots were aplenty including those types of robots that work alongside, and with, woodworkers. In this exclusive video interview with Joe Campbell, senior manager, strategic marketing & application development for Universal Robots in Ann Arbor, Mich., we take a look at some of the robotic equipment and their applications for the woodworking industry.

Woodworking Industry News

This October, celebrate the woodworking industry

October is Woodworking Manufacturing Month during which woodworking innovation and ingenuity are celebrated.  The second annual event, created by the International Woodworking Fair (IWF) on behalf of IWF’s owners, the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA) and Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA), is produced and staged under the banner Innovation At Work.