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HOMAG Group’s Sales Revenue Reaches Billion Mark

HOMAG Group AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of plant and machinery for the woodworking industry and for cabinet makers, substantially raised its order intake and sales revenue in fiscal year 2015. The Dürr Group affiliate grew its order intake by roughly 16% to EUR 1,058 million in 2015 (prior year: EUR 911 million). For the

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Chris Hacker Becomes WMMA President

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 the election of Chris Hacker as its new president. Announcement was made at the Woodworking Machinery Conference, which took place at the CasaMagna Marriott Resort in Cancun, Mexico. As a

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Rev-A-Shelf’s 2016/2017 Specification Guide Now Available.

Rev-A-Shelf, LLC, a leading manufacturer of cabinet organization and LED lighting accessories, announced the release of their new comprehensive 2016/2017 Product Specification Guide. The 484-page, full-color, glossy catalog is a complete cabinet and lighting resource for residential and commercial designers, cabinet makers and architects. The catalog is formatted for easy product look up and is organized

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WMMA Encourages Members to Explore Committee Involvement

WMMA is encouraging members to consider joining a committee for the 2016-2017 year. The work of the committees really helps guide member benefits of the association and becoming a volunteer will allow members to fully realize the benefit of membership in WMMA. Active participation in industry activities is invaluable You may explore the opportunities that are available when you are involved in a

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CMA Introduces Discounted Rates for Students and Instructors

  The Cabinet Makers Association (CMA) announced they now offer discounted rates for students and instructors of wood manufacturing programs to join the association and/or attend regional events. The newly established membership rate is $50 for 6 months, and then attendance at a regional events is free. If a student or instructor simply wants to

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Vecoplan, LLC launches new website

Vecoplan LLC, a leading manufacturer of industrial shredders and recycling systems, has updated and launched a new version of www.vecoplanllc.com. Built on a responsive platform, (http://www.vecoplanllc.com/) automatically formats for laptops, tablets and mobile phones providing Vecoplan’s customers the best user experience possible on the device of their choice. Designed with customers in mind, the new site begins by

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Stiles Machinery Introduces New North East Dealer

Stiles Machinery, Inc. recently partnered with RT Machine Company located in Pennsylvania, further supporting the wood-processing market. The collaboration with Stiles Machinery gives RT Machine Company access to the industry’s largest portfolio of products as well as the largest team of factory-certified field service technicians, a 24-hour spare parts department and the nationally-accredited Stiles Education.

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SkillsUSA California Woodworking Contests Garner Industry Support

AWFS® Member Companies Donate to Support Student Woodworkers Royal Plywood, Blum, Colonial Saw/Lamello, Hafele, ESI, Decore-ative Specialties, Rockler Woodworking, and West Wood Products generously donated nearly $8,000 in supplies, tools and giveaways for students at the 2016 SkillsUSA California State Cabinetmaking Championships, held Saturday, April 2 at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center

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Biesse Group Celebrates Successes

A gala evening was held on April 16 at Pesaro at the the Biesse Group headquarters to celebrate recent successes. The guests included the Minister for Constitutional Reforms and Relations with Parliament Maria Elena Boschi. Raphael Gualazzi and the group “Neri per Caso” provided the music. The Biesse Group has been in existence for nearly half a century: years

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Woodwork Career Alliance Named WMIA Educator of the Year

The Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA) presented its 2016 Wooden Globe Educator of the Year Award to Scott Nelson, president of the Woodwork Career Alliance of North America (WCA). The award ceremony was held April 14 during the annual Woodworking Industry Conference at the Marriott Casa Magna Resort in Cancun, Mexico. Scott Nelson, president of

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