PITTSBURG, Kan. - The Woodworking Machinery Industry Association and Pittsburg State University have designed a five-day instructional course on secondary wood processing fundamentals for sales professionals, managers, product managers and executives.

In addition to providing an overview of the wood processing industry, The WMIA / PSU BootCamp aims to expand sales skills and industry knowledge with a hands-on approach to several fundamental wood processing applications and machines. Topics covered in the five-day course include AutoCAD and CAM software, CNC machinery, tool technology, veneering, millwork, cabinetry, finishing, primary processing and the science behind the characteristics of certain wood species.

Admission to the course is $1850 for WMIA members and $2250 for non-members, and will include a five-night hotel stay with continental breakfast, five lunches, shuttle service, a course resource book, project materials, project shipping and a course certificate.

Courses will be held in the the Kansas Technology Center at Pittsburg State University on January 5-9, 2015. Only 16 seats are available. Registration forms are available online.

WMIA membership fees range from $100 - $600.

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