ARLINGTON, Texas – Wood Pro Expo Texas, a regional marketplace for woodworking professionals, comes to the Arlington Convention Center March 12-13. The tradeshow, co-located with the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo, will include a full array of woodworking machinery and supplies used by small and medium-sized shops to manufacture cabinets, furniture, closet and home storage products, and other wood products.
Among the many exhibition highlights, attendees can view demonstrations of CNC machining centers, edgebanders, table saws and other woodworking equipment under power. The expo will also feature design-to-manufacture software, cabinet hardware, wood components and much more. The spotlight on technology includes the Running Machine Program.
Attendees are invited to attend free opening keynote presentations scheduled for each day of the expo. At 9 a.m. Thursday, March 12, FDMC Editor Will Sampson will interview Dustin Hunter, owner of Hunter Trim & Cabinets, about his company’s Lean manufacturing journey. At 9 a.m. Friday, March 13, Greg Lutz, owner of Lutz Woodworks, will discuss his company’s adoption of technology including the recent implementation of a manufacturing execution system to streamline operations from the production floor to the jobsite.
The two-day expo is preceded by a full-day conference on Wednesday, March 11. The conference includes separate closet and cabinet education tracks each geared to inspire professionals to improve operational efficiencies and grow revenues. The conference concludes with tours of First Source Cabinet Doors manufacturing plant and the showroom of Techline Furniture, Cabinetry and Closets.
Woodworking Network, organizer of the event, is offering free admission to the expo hall to attendees who register online using the passcode CCIMEDIA20. The code will also provide registrants a 25 percent discount to attend the conference or other pay-for events, including the Top Shelf Design Awards reception, Thursday, March 11 at AT&T Stadium.
Visit woodproexpo.com to register and to view the full event schedule, exhibitors list and more.
Please note: No one under 16 is permitted on the expo floor.
About Cabinets & Closets Conference and Expo and Wood Pro Expo Texas
The Cabinets & Closets Expo and Conference (CCCE) is the annual national event for cabinet and closet professionals and is co-located with Wood Pro Expo Texas (WPE), a regional marketplace for the woodworking professionals. The events are organized by Closets & Organized Storage and FDMC magazines respectively, both part of Woodworking Network.
Both the Cabinets & Closets and WPE lead off with a separate full-day executive conference on Wednesday, followed by the two-day expo featuring woodworking machinery and supplies. Additional educational programming is offered on both days of the expo. Tours of local manufacturing plants and the popular Top Shelf Design Awards networking reception are also key components of the event.
The 2020 CCCE and Wood Pro Expo Texas are scheduled for March 11-13 at the Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, Texas.
For information about exhibiting, and sponsorship opportunities, contact Patrick Filippelli of Hall-Erickson Inc. at [email protected] or phone 800-752-6312.
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