TORONTO (MISSISSAUGA), ON – The 2009 Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo will use the International Centre’s new state-of-the-art conference rooms for an expanded educational seminar program.

Seminar sessions will be held on all three days of the expo scheduled for Sept. 24-26. Topics range from business marketing and management through manufacturing operations. Among the topics being developed include:

* The Virtual HR Department

* Worker Skills Training

* Exporting to New Markets

* Lean Manufacturing for the Small Shop

* Smart Marketing in Recessionary Times

* The Ins and Outs of Nesting

* Developing, Refining & Marketing Sustainable Wood Products

WMS is sponsored by the Canadian Woodworking Machinery Distributors Assn. and has the solid support of the Canadian Furniture Hardware Assn., the Canadian Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Assn., the Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Assn., the Ontario Furniture Manufacturers Assn., and the Wood Manufacturing Council.

WMS targets Canada’s lucrative secondary woodworking manufacturing sector with a complete package of machinery, technology, supplies and educational programs geared to help wood products companies find the latest competitive solutions.

For information on exhibiting, e-mail wms@heiexpo.com or phone (800) 752-6312.

Additional information about WMS 2009 is available at www.woodworkingexpo.ca.

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