Six WMMA Members Qualify for IWF Challengers Awards Finals
July 7, 2014 | 1:19 pm CDT

Six WMMA Members Qualify for IWF Challengers Awards FinalsBEL AIR, MD – Woodworking technologies represented by six members of the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA) are among the 20 finalist products of the 2014 IWF Challengers Distinguished Achievement Awards.

Each of the company's' products have been profiled by Woodworking Network, including:

Aiken Development LLC's nDepth 3D Sensor for detecting lumber defects;

Castle Inc.'s CSI-1.5 Pocket Cutter/Screw Inserter for high-production cabinet joinery;

Graco Inc.'s ProMix PD2K, designed to speed color change and reduce finishing material waste;

Leitz Tooling Systems' DFC Dust Extraction Hood, which keeps more dust out of the air while adding run time to tool life.

Thermwood Corp.'s Cut Center simplifies CNC programming; and

Timesavers' Yieldsaver-24. an automatic opposed self-centering knife planer.

The Challengers Awards competition honors innovative exhibitor products that advance woodworking technology and process improvements. Winners will be announced in an awards ceremony scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, the first day of the International Woodworking Fair at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

The WMMA, along with the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA), owns IWF.

Six WMMA Members Qualify for IWF Challengers Awards FinalsRead about the 20 finalists and 41 other product entered in the Woodworking Network's Official IWF 2014 Challengers Award e-zine.

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