The Cabinet Makers Association will once again host a day of local shop tours on October 16, 2019, in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, area. The CMA event is in conjunction with the Wood Pro Expo Lancaster, which will be held October 17-18.

On October 16, the CMA event will begin with a networking breakfast before the bus departs for School Specialty in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania. The next stop will be Meridian Products in New Holland. Then the group will have lunch at Shady Lane Smorgasbord in East Earl. The day will conclude with a visit to a CMA member shop: Seven Trees Woodworking in New Holland.

The CMA hosts events such as this to connect similar-sized shops with the purpose of sharing best practices and business acumen, while learning how other businesses do what they do. In addition to the shop tours, the events encourage networking by providing an opportunity to talk shop, share issues, and provide solutions. See

Registration for the full day of CMA tours is $65 which includes group transportation, breakfast, and lunch. In 2018, the CMA event sold out, so early registration is encouraged to secure a spot. To register for the shop tours and the Wood Pro Expo, visit



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