TORONTO, Ontario – Live demonstrations of new woodworking machines, including some making their North American debut, are on the docket for Woodworking Technology Days, Oct. 22-24.

The three-day event will feature the participation of eight Toronto-area showrooms. It is sponsored by the Canadian Woodworking Machinery Distributors Association (CWMDA).

“The members of the CWMDA are quite excited about this event,” said Mark Proulx, manager of the association. “After difficult months for everybody, the industry is definitely on a recovery path and they saw the need for their customers to come out, meet and get to see the latest technology in their respective Toronto-area showrooms.”

Several of the participating CWMDA members have announced new technology they plan to demonstrate in their showrooms, including:

  • Homag, Mississauga -- Storeteq storage and material handling system that is fully integrated with a panel saw and a nesting cell along with a Makor reciprocating spray finishing line;
  • IMA Schelling, Mississauga -- PUR glue and laser edgebanding applications;
  • Normand, Cambridge -- Vitap Point K2 2.0 horizontal machining center; and
  • Taurus Craco, Brampton – Weinig Holz-Her Auriga 1308XL Power edition edgebander.

Other CWMDA companies that will host woodworkers in their showrooms during the event include:

  • Akhurst, Mississauga;
  • Biesse, Mississauga;
  • Felder, Mississauga; and
  • SCM, Mississauga.

Woodworking Technology Days will feature the additional participation of leading industry suppliers including FS Tools, Jowat, Leitz, Leuco, Microvellum, Planit, Rams Industries, SIA, Royce AYR, and SIA.

Each of the participating showrooms will be open from 9 a. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24. All host peronsonnel and visitiors will be required to follow current Covid-19 rules and regulations.

Information about individual member showroom activities, including technology demonstrations, will be available at their respective websites.

There is no cost to attend the event. Learn more and register.



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