CWMDA Technology Days still on, showroom appointments required
October 19, 2020 | 9:37 am CDT

TORONTO, Ontario – The Canadian Woodworking Machinery & Distributors Association is moving forward with its Woodworking Technology Days event, this week but with new precautions mandated by the Ontario government related to COVID-19.

Because showrooms will be restricted to a maximum of 10 people at a time, including host staff, attendees will be required to book appointments in advance with the companies they would like to visit.

Woodworking Technology Days, scheduled for Oct. 22-24, will feature live demonstrations of new woodworking machines, including some making their North American debut. The three-day event, sponsored by the CWMDA, will feature the participation of eight Toronto-area showrooms.

Participating CWMDA member companies include:

  • Akhurst, Mississauga
  • Biesse, Mississauga
  • Felder, Mississauga
  • Homag, Mississauga
  • IMA Schelling, Mississauga
  • Normand, Cambridge
  • SCM, Mississauga
  • ​Taurus Craco/Weinig Holz-Her, Brampton

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 Tech Days 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.

To make showroom appointments, consult the CWMDA Woodworking Technology Days’ flyer that includes the address, phone number, email address and website for each of the participants.

Important note: All current COVID-19 safety measures will be duly applied. Persons refusing to comply will be denied access.


For more information, visit the CWMDA’s website.


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