LINDSTROM, Minn. –The Wood Component Manufacturers Association (WCMA) will host its 2016 Fall Conference and Plant Tour event September 18 – 20, in South Bend, Indiana. The WCMA said the conference enables wood component and dimension manufacturers, and manufacturers and importers of woodworking machinery and equipment, to network and learn about industry trends while helping their bottom line.
The two-day program features a membership meeting, educational sessions, area plant tours, and a wood technology expo each evening. John Bassett, III, will give the keynote presentation related to his recent book, “Making it in America: A 12-Point Plan for Growing Your Business and Keeping Jobs at Home.”


WCMA 2016 Buyer's Guide

Read the digital edition of this special section by the Wood Component Manufacturers Association. Included is information on the benefits of buying wood components and a directory of component and dimension manufacturers and technology suppliers.



A highlight of the annual conference will be the off-site plant tours to nearby manufacturing facilities on Monday, September 19, and Tuesday, September 20. Among the companies to be toured are: American Millwork, RH Yoder Woodworking, Kountry Wood Products, Quality Hardwood Sales, Riverside Tool, Woodenware USA, Indiana Dimension Inc., and Cole Hardwood.

To register for the conference, go to   

Those planning to attend the Annual Conference and Plant Tour event should also make their hotel reservations at the Morris Inn by calling the hotel directly at 800-280-7256 and asking for the WCMA room block. Room reservations should be made by Friday, August 26 to receive the special rate.

For more information about this or other events, contact WCMA at 651-332-6332, or visit

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