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Stiles North American Manufacturing Facility Grand Opening

Stiles Machinery, Inc., a subsidiary of HOMAG Group is excited to celebrate the grand opening of the HOMAG Machinery North America manufacturing facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The company will be hosting a grand opening event on Wednesday, February 10th to celebrate the occasion. HOMAG Machinery North America, formerly WEEKE North America (WNA), currently manufactures

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Vecoplan, LLC Christens New Test Lab

Shredder Testing On Your Materials Vecoplan, the worldwide leader in size reduction technology, recently christened their new state-of-the-art test lab. An integral part of Vecoplan’s continuing expansion, the lab serves two functions vital to Vecoplan’s long-term goals. “First it provides a practical hands-on environment to test the feasibility and ensure the quality of our R&D

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TigerStop Launches New Manufacturing Resource

Weekly “Tiger Shop” blog aims to empower manufacturers to be globally competitive TigerStop has launched Tiger Shop, a weekly blog that aims to empower manufacturers to be globally competitive. The new blog will include information and recommendations on “best practices” for growth and efficiency and will include news, how-to-guides, industry insights and forecasts.  Tiger Shop will

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LightStream to Introduce Dealer Program

National online lender provides smart, simple financing for customers, at no cost to dealers For customers with good credit, LightStream, the online lending division of SunTrust Bank, can provide financing for any kitchen or bath project quickly, with funds deposited directly into their bank account as soon as the day they apply if all conditions are met. LightStream

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WMMA Announces Publication of ANSI O1.1-4 Standard (2015) Safety Requirements for Shapers for the Woodworking Industry

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 publication of an ANSI standard that is considered essential to many segments of the industry. The ANSI standard O1.1-4, entitled O1.1-4 (2015) Safety Requirements for Shapers for the Woodworking Industry has

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NBMDA Announces 2016 Board of Directors

The North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) announced the organization’s Board of Directors for 2016. The NBMDA Board is comprised of industry executives from both distributor and manufacturer member firms within the specialty building material, kitchen & bath and woodworking industries. “It is critical to have a strong leadership base to guide the organization

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Thermwood Corporation Announces New Company Officer

Thermwood Corporation announced that Jennifer Watt has joined Thermwood as Vice President Legal and Compliance Officer. She will be responsible for the legal oversite and compliance requirements for the company. Jennifer is a graduate of Indiana University, Kelly School of Business, and Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois School of Technology. She has practiced law since

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New proposed International Standards could prove problematic for U.S. Companies

WMMA is reporting that International Standards have been proposed that could substantially affect U.S. manufacturers. New International Standards are being worked on for several types of equipment in the woodworking industry. For example, International Standards were being considered for Vertical Panel Saws, standards that could one day be adopted by the United States and enforced

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CNC Software, Inc. Announces Partnership with Republican Institute of Vocational Education

CNC Software, Inc., the developer of  Mastercam, announces that a partnership agreement was signed on October 22, 2015 between the authorized distributor of Mastercam in Eurasian Customs Union (Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan), COLLA, Ltd (based in Russia) and the Republican Institute of Vocational Education, as the Official Operator of WorldSkills Belarus. The Republic

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The Source Awakens at C.R. Onsrud

C.R. Onsrud has launched a fun video announcing their new product offering, “Osync” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21j872Av0R0. Whether you are a Star Wars fan or not, you’ll enjoy seeing the video about this new product from C.R. Onsrud. Osync is a CNC monitoring interface which will allow complete control and monitoring of (one or multiple) CRO CNC machining platforms simultaneously – sending constant monitoring

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