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Koetter Woodworking has been awarded the 2013 Wooden Globe, Innovator of the Year by the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association.
Investments in technology help Koetter Woodworking to survive — and thrive. The company was named 2013 Innovator of the Year by the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association.
The Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA) presented its 2013 Wooden Globe Awards to Stanley Furniture, Commitment to Excellence Through Technology; Koetter Woodworking, Innovator; and North Salem High School, Educator of the Year.
WMIA presented its 2013 Wooden Globe Awards at this year's Woodworking Industry Conference held in Tempe, AZ. The recipients were: Innovator of the Year, Kotter Woodworking, Inc., Borden, IN; Commitment to Excellence through Technology, Stanley Furniture, Robbinsville, NC; and Educator of the Year, North Salem High School, Salem, OR.
Woodshop teacher Dean Mattson, who has parlayed his Salem, OR woodworking class into a learning engine for 450 students, won the Educator of the Year Wooden Globe award at WIC 2013.