The Cabinet Makers Association had a significant presence at this year’s Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo, held April 14-16 in Schaumburg, IL. The CMA was not only a co-sponsor, but provided valuable knowledge through the sessions it provided for the Custom Cabinetry Track portion of the conference.
Woodworking Network July 2015
CabParts, located in Grand Junction, Colorado, specializes in high-end, European style frameless cabinetry for both residential and commercial applications.
The Cabinet Makers Association is launching a new Member Consultation program, as well as renewing its focus on regional events, during 2015.
The Cabinet Makers Association offers a host of benefits to members, assisting residential and commercial cabinetmakers and woodworkers to share hard-won knowledge and experience.
The Cabinet Makers Association and a host of CMA members’ companies will be exhibiting at this year’s 2015 AWFS Fair, an event attended by thousands of woodworking manufacturing professionals. The AWFS Fair will be held July 22-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. The CMA will be located at Booth #6534.
New England Casket Co. improved the manufacturing of their caskets and cut down the production from 28 minutes per casket to 6.5 minutes. This reduction in time earned New Casket Co. a Wooden Globe for their “Commitment to Excellence through Technology.”
Menck Windows USA wins Innovator of the Year Wooden Globe for their new 75,000 sq. ft. facility in Chicopee, MA which opened in February, 2015. This new facility will cut the cycle time in half to manufacture and deliver windows.
Matt Krig, President of the Cabinet Makers Association, shares his thoughts on why joining CMA has improved his business and has helped him find solutions to problems that slowed him down.
By Matt Krig
Partnership between wood manufacturers and their suppliers advocating for the wood industry, supporting technology development, advancing education — WMIA is the vital link between the supplier community and the wood industry.