MATC Students with their new SCMI CNC Shaper


and Mini-Max-USA recently donated 16 pieces of machinery, valued at more than $76,000, to 15 wood-related education programs around the United States. The machine donations included shapers, bandsaws, table saws, jointers, planers and widebelt sanders valued from $1,500 to more than $11,000. The two companies donated the equipment to WoodLINKS schools, secondary programs and a summer camp to help inspire more students to become involved within the industry.

“Technical program funding is one of the first budget areas to be cut, consequently not allowing these programs to succeed with the proper tools. This is where donations help these programs and their students succeed and prosper,” said Thomas Tuck, marketing coordinator for SCM Group-USA.

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