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Festool Introduces SysLite DUO Work Light

Provides consistent, bright, color-correct, jobsite lighting with 8000 Lumens Festool USA and Festool Canada have just introduced the SysLite DUO Work Light, a lighting solution with 8000 Lumens projecting an evenly diffused light over 180° with a color temperature of 5000 Kelvin. Designed for the jobsite, the SysLite DUO provides consistent, color-correct illumination without hot spots

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Festool Introduces DWC 18 – High-speed, 18v Drywall Gun

Built for extremely fast, efficient and accurate installs Festool USA and Festool Canada just introduced the DWC 18, a high-speed, 18v, collated drywall gun. The DWC 18 is equipped with a magazine attachment for using commonly available collated screws, on-demand push and drive system (no need to hold the trigger), electronic cut-off, precision depth control, user-serviceable magazine,

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Support Perkins CTE Reauthorization — Act NOW!

We received this from WMMA as an example of how the wood products manufacturing industry can help prod Congress to pass legislation that supports Career Technical Education. The most important bill and largest funder of CTE is the Perkins Act which will be voted on NEXT WEDNESDAY in the SENATE. The alert below is from

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Festool Introduces the HK/HKC Carpentry Saws

Integrated Guide Rail and other Performance Features Revolutionize Framing and Construction Applications Festool USA and Festool Canada have just introduced the HK [corded] and HKC [18v cordless] Carpentry Saws with an integrated guide rail and features that Festool says will revolutionize carpentry, framing and other construction applications. The HK/HKC allows users to make exact and repeated cuts

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Laser Products and Slabsmith Announce Strategic Partnership

Laser Products and Northwood Designs announced a strategic partnership to distribute, develop and support customized applications of Northwood’s Slabsmith technology for individual countertop fabricators. Slabsmith is a sophisticated slab matching and management tool that uses photographs to produce digital slabs that are highly accurate in color, dimensions, and unique slab properties. It is the only software that provides

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Luke James Joins Vecoplan, LLC

Vecoplan LLC, the worldwide leader in size reduction technologies, welcomes Luke James as their newest Sales Manager. The primary responsibility of his new position is sales and business development of Shred Trucks for the Document Destruction and Paper Recycling industries. He will also act as a liaison between customers and Vecoplan’s R&D engineering team, in their ongoing Shred Truck

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CMA to Host Regional Event in Charlotte

The Cabinet Makers Association (CMA) announced that registration is now open for their next regional event, which will be held October 26-28, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. This two-and-a-half day event begins on Wednesday at Biesse Group’s newly expanded Charlotte Campus for a seminar on Cabinets and Counter Tops. On Thursday, the group will tour

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Biesse Fall Inside Events Announced

Biesse, a world-leading manufacturer of industrial machinery for wood, plastic and non-ferrous metals announced the dates for their Fall Inside events being held in Biesse showrooms located throughout the United States and Canada. Attendees will have four different dates and locations to choose from to join Biesse for the exclusive open house events, held only a few times a year

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Mike Posey, Ken Shipley and Mark Sitz join Biesse America’s Sales Team

Biesse America announced three new employees: Mark Sitz has joined the Biesse sales team in the position of Area Manager responsible for Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana and Sothern Mississippi. Mark will be responsible for sales and support of the entire Biesse line of machinery in this territory.  With over 23 years experience, Mark’s industry knowledge of capital equipment sales

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