WCMA launches monthly virtual roundtable events
April 30, 2021 | 12:20 pm CDT
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LINDSTROM, Minn. – The Wood Component Manufacturers Association (WCMA) has launched monthly virtual roundtable events for 2021. Topics have been selected based on member input, and qualified speakers scheduled.

After each presentation, attendees will have a chance to join a table and discuss the topic in more depth. Each attendee will also have an opportunity to meet with the presenter.

The upcoming schedule is as follows:

May 27: OSHA Requirements and COVID-19
Presented by: J. Larry Stine with Wimberly, Lawson, Steckel, Schneider & Stine P.C
(See below for registration information.)

June 24: Machinery Maintenance
Presented by: Weinig Holz-Her

July 22: U.S. Hardwood Supply and Demand Update
Presented by: Judd Johnson with Hardwood Market Report

Aug. 26: Tips and Tricks for Sanding Operations
Presented by: Timesavers, Inc.

Future topics will include:
•    Cybersecurity and How to Protect your Company
•    Risk and Insurance
•    The True Cost of a New ERP
•    Wide Belt Sander Operations and How to Fix Them
•    Other subjects important to the audience

The event is open to WCMA members and companies that are eligible for membership in the association. Registration is now open for the May event at wcma.com/May_2021_Virtual_Round_Table.html.

The Wood Component Manufacturers Association (WCMA) advances and promotes the interests of the North American wood products industry through interactive and innovative manufacturing solutions. The WCMA represents manufacturers of dimension and wood component products who can supply components for cabinetry, furniture, architectural millwork, closets, flooring, staircases, building materials, and decorative/specialty wood products, made from hardwoods, softwoods, and a variety of engineered wood materials. 

WCMA member companies are located throughout the United States and Canada. For information visit wcma.com.

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Karen M. Koenig has more than 30 years of experience in the woodworking industry, including visits to wood products manufacturing facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As editor of special publications under the Woodworking Network brand, including the Red Book Best Practices resource guide and website, Karen’s responsibilities include writing, editing and coordinating of editorial content. She is also a contributor to FDMC and other Woodworking Network online and print media owned by CCI Media. She can be reached at [email protected]