• A successful i-learn event for Cefla and CNC Automation

    This past week CNC Automation partnered with Cefla to bring their annual i-Learn information seminar to Canada for the first time. Cefla Finishing systems have for many years run this educational event at their North Carolina Headquarters.   Participants were …

  • Designer Webinar Series from AWC

    As a major sponsor of the International Code Council’s (ICC) Building Safety Month, the American Wood Council (AWC) will host a complementary four-part Disaster Resistant Wood Frame Construction webinar series in May. AWC is also sponsoring the third week of …

  • Cell Phones made with wood – The discovery begins

    According to a Scientific American article, Americans dispose of approximately 130 million cell phones each year. Consumers upgrade their cellphones every 18 months, on average, and the waste created by these discarded phones produces heaps of environmentally toxic material. Researchers …

  • TechCon Conference from Microvellum concludes with a good note

    Microvellum Inc., the leading cabinet and manufacturing software provider, announced the conclusion of its first annual TechCon 2016 event – Microvellum’s North America User Group Conference.   The event which drew more than 140 woodworking professionals, Microvellum Software users, technicians, …

  • New X-CEL EDGE from SNX Technologies

    A new era is about to begin in edgebanding chemicals. US-made XCEL-EDGE products are designed to make cleaning of laminated panels faster, easier and better than ever before.  No more settling for chancy off-the-shelf product solutions. Go with XCEL-EDGE to …

  • FPAC welcomes official signing on UN’s Climate Change Agreement

    The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and other forest groups around the world welcome the official signing of the United Nations agreement on climate change that was reached late last year in Paris. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is among …

  • Stiles partners with 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 …

  • Scott Nelson grabbed WMIA Educator of the Year award

    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 14during the annual Woodworking Industry …

  • AWC declares 2015 Manual for Engineered Wood Construction

    The American Wood Council (AWC) unveiled a revised 2015 Manual for Engineered Wood Construction, which contains design information for structural lumber, glued laminated timber, structural-use panels, cross-laminated timber, poles and piles, I-joists, and structural composite lumber.   “With the introduction …

  • Microvellum states their joint development partnership with Tornos

    Mastercam is expanding its CAM software family in cooperation with Tornos, manufacturer of machines designed to produce parts requiring extreme precision and quality, to offer their TISIS users integrated CAM features from the Mastercam Swiss product. CNC Software is partnering …

  • Tim Yaggi – the new President and CEO for Pella Window and Door

    Window and door manufacturer Pella Corp. has nominated Tim Yaggi as its new president and CEO. He replaces former CEO Pat Meyer, who left the window and door manufacturing giant in October after the board decided new leadership was needed. …

  • AWC applauds Gov. Scott’s signing of education omnibus bill

    American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement following Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s signing of the education omnibus bill, HB 7029, into law. “It is inappropriate to prohibit a building material in the Florida building …

  • Festool to launch CT SYS mobile dust extractor

    The CT SYS is a mobile dust extractor that combines two classic parts of the Festool system — the CT dust extractor and the Systainer storage system. Set to enter the US market on May 1, it minimizes dust quickly, …

  • Conestoga introduces new line of pull-out trash can units

    Meeting the demand for high-performance, forward-thinking custom cabinetry storage solutions, Conestoga’s new line of pull-out trash can units offer durable construction and design, along with a range of sizes and configurations that fit into standard Cabinet System base cabinets.   …

  • Weyerhaeuser appoints new Senior Vice President

    Effective from April 11, 2016, Weyerhaeuser Company has appointed Jim Kilberg as Senior Vice President, Real Estate, Energy and Natural Resources. He succeeds Tom Lindquist, who has left the company to pursue new business ventures. Kilberg will become part of …

  • VOLLMER reports a successful appearance at GrindTec 2016

    The recently concluded GrindTec 2016 trade fair, held from March 16 to 19, saw grinding and eroding machines specialist VOLLMER making its tenth appearance at the show this year. GrindTec is the ideal platform for the company to display its …

  • FPAC Applauds expanded US Recognition of Forest Certification

    The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has applauded the news that the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will now recognize wood and paper products certified by a variety of authorities.   The USGBC has previously recognized only sustainable forest …

  • Graco Inc. Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call

    Graco Inc. has recently announced that it will release its First Quarter 2016 earnings after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. A full text copy of the earnings announcement will be available on the Company’s …

  • Cancun gets all set for WIC

    The woodworking industry is all set to meet at Cancun for one of industry’s largest conference, Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC)  between April 12 and 15.  The organisers,the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA) and the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA) …

  • Microtec is ready for NWFA Wood Flooring Expo

    Microtec will be present at the NWFA Wood Flooring Expo 2016 from April 27 to 30, the only show dedicated exclusively to wood flooring.   The Multi-Sensor Quality Scanners from Microtec are built for grading, chopping and sorting for joinery …


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