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Woodworking Industry News

This October, celebrate the woodworking industry

October is Woodworking Manufacturing Month during which woodworking innovation and ingenuity are celebrated.  The second annual event, created by the International Woodworking Fair (IWF) on behalf of IWF’s owners, the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA) and Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA), is produced and staged under the banner Innovation At Work.

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WIC sessions demystify tech, industry trends

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- A special joint technology presentation titled “Demystifying AI, AR, VR” led off the last day of sessions at the Woodworking Industry Conference. Coordinated by Woodworking Network’s David Biggs, WIC attendees learned more about artificial intelligence, augmented reality and virtual reality.

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Company closings decline in 2015 based on FDMC 300 tally

There were fewer woodworking companies that closed their doors during the past year than in any year in recent memory, if the FDMC 300 is any guide. With FDMC 300 research well underway, only five companies have been identified as closed or likely out of business. Work is continuing on the list of leading manufacturers of cabinets, furniture, millwork and store fixtures, and it is possible that one or two other companies may be identified as being closed.


Know Your Green Regulations

The woodworking industry continues to change and evolve in 2013. To help you keep up on the important issues that affect your business, here are some key regulatory updates you need to know.


Italpresse: Live from IWF 2012

For more than 50 years, Italpresse has been a leading supplier of laminating and clamping presses to the woodworking industry in more than 60 countries worldwide.