TORONTO - It was tough to end the Toronto Woodworking Machinery and Supply Expo Saturday as attendees hung out in clusters in booths. Exhibiting companies increased a dramatic 23 percent from the previous show at the International Centre in Mississauga, an industrial suburb at the edge of the city within where the Toronto airport is located.By the NumbersRegistered Attendees: 4,000Exhibitor Personnel: 1,400Brands Exhibited: 260+Product Categories: 50Countries Represented: 35
Uniboard launched WoodPrint Duo Technology, a two-sided textured laminate panel that matches front and back. The announcement was made at the 2015 Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference and Expo.
The Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo 2015 opens this morning, with more than 250 companies represented at Toronto's International Centre exhibition hall, and a full-day conference session highlighting new technology and materials developments, many making their North American debut. The show runs Nov. 5-7, and opens at 10:00 a.m. each day.
Cefla Finishing, a global supplier of finishing, decorating and digital printing technology for woodworking and other industries, has hired Sales Area Manager Joe Sanders to work with customers and prospects in Quebec, the Canadian Maritimes and British Columbia.
Avondale Kitchen & Bath's Jim Lawrence presents lots of low-cost and even no-cost marketing ideas, many of which may surprise you. Lawrence is a master at increasing sales from the same amount of employee time. He'll share techniques for findiing more business in your own backyard. Hear his free presentation Nov. 7 at the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo, November 6 at Toronto's International Centre.
At WMS 2015, Marie-France Lalonde, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure (Economic Development), will officiate at opening ceremonies at 10:00 a.m. on November 5. PA Lalonde will be introduced by Sue Ravenscraft, VP Vance Publishing, which operates the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo under Vance Canada. WMS 2015 runs Nov. 5-7 at the International Centre.
Darrell Keezer, founder Candybox Marketing, brings his tutorial on Social Media Marketing to WMS 2015 Nov. 6. Keezer, author of '37 Ways Your Website Died,' is founder of Candybox Marketing, a digital agency that helps businesses generate new customers using social media, search engines and creating websites that convert.
Profit-boosting ideas and valuable networking can feed innovation at your woodworking business - when you tap into your peers. Association membership is the key to doing it, and this free session Nov. 6 from 2:00 to 2:45 at WMS 2015 in Toronto will review the basic benefits of belonging to a professional association like AWMAC and the CKCA, along with specific programs and services that each Association has to offer. And it's a chance to meet your peers in the audience.
Industry 4.0, the long-term full factory automation strategy that was the talk of LIGNA 2015, will also be among the major themes for conference sessions at the 2015 Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo
Woodworking Network invited Arauco's Northern Region Sales Manager Michel Painchaud to share his thoughts on the upcoming WMS Expo in November, including a quick peek at some new products that they will be showcasing there. Arauco manufactures the industry's most comprehensive selection of sustainable composite panels, premium plywood, millwork, lumber and wood pulp.