LINDSTROM, MN - Registration is now open for the Wood Component Manufacturers Association's  2016 European Plant Tour Event. The event will be held March 13-18 and will include visits to woodworking plants near the Frankfurt, Germany area, as well as near Bologna, Italy. The event also provides an opportunity for wood components manufacturers to observe leading-edge solutions to improve their quality and production methods.

The technology tour is sponsored by Weinig Group, Biesse America and Scm Group North America.

The WCMA says it will be visiting some of the most advanced woodworking machinery and manufacturing facilities, providing an unrivaled opportunity to gain an edge in discovering “what’s next” in the global woodworking industry.  Throughout the week attendees will get an exclusive look into the most innovative kitchen cabinet, window and door, and furniture manufacturers. Attendees will gain insights on ways to make their business more successful by observing best practices with global influences.

The tour will also provide an excellent opportunity to network with peers. Conversations during the bus rides, shared meals, and during the debriefing at the end of each day will allow attendees to build camaraderie and the learning experience becomes even more valuable.

Space is limited and participants are urged to register early. This event is open to all WCMA manufacturing members. If you are not a current member, this is an excellent time to join. To learn more about the event or WCMA membership, visit or call the WCMA office at 651-332-6332.

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