Bel Air, MD – The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA), the national trade association for those who make machinery, cutting tools and supplies for the woodworking industry, has announced that products made by several of its members have been named finalists for Challenger Awards.

The awards program honors innovation in the woodworking industry. Winners will be announced at the 2014 International Woodworking Fair (IWF) which will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, August 20-23.

WMMA members whose products are finalists in the prestigious awards program are as follows. The products are named as well:

Aiken Development LLC/Aiken Controls: nDepth 3D Sensor

Castle, Inc.: Pocket Cutter/Screw Inserter

Graco Inc.: ProMix PD2K

Leitz Tooling Systems LP: Leitz DFC Dust Extraction Hoods

Thermwood Corporation: Cut Center

Timesavers, LLC: Automatic Opposed Self Centering Knife Planer

The Challengers Awards program is internationally recognized as one of the industry's highest honors in recognizing advancements in technology, process or significant contributions to environmental improvement in the woodworking industry. It challenges IWF exhibiting companies to develop forward-thinking technology in machinery, materials, supplies, manufacturing techniques, services and safety.

"WMMA is extremely excited to see that so many of our members have products that were nominated for Challenger Awards this year," noted Jamison Scott, WMMA's president. "These products represent the best innovations in the industry – something for which WMMA has long been known."

WMMA is located at 2105 Laurel Bush Road, Suite 201, Bel Air, MD 21015. The phone number is 443-640-1052443-640-1052 and the fax number is 443-640-1031. It website, which also contains information on the IWF, is

Source: WMMA

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