Honorees of the Wood Industry 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 have been announced by Woodworking Network. This year marks the third annual awarding of the 40 Under 40, which celebrates the next generation of industry professionals who are making an impact on wood products manufacturing in North America.

This year’s class represent all facets of the wood products industry, including: manufacturers, suppliers and designers.

"Clearly the industry has adopted 40 Under 40 as its own," said Tim Fixmer, CEO of CCI Media, the parent of Woodworking Network. "Many of these individuals are already having a profound impact on the wood manufacturing businesses at which they are employed. We believe they represent a sampling of the energized talent that will shape the future of our industry and lead us to new levels of success."

View the slideshow (arranged in alphabetical order) to find out more about this year's class of honorees. The 2018 Wood Industry 40 Under 40 is sponsored by the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA).

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