Lockdowel names Stephen P. Anderson CEO

  • September 21, 2018

"Woodworking fastening systems maker Lockdowel Inc. has announced the addition of Stephen P. Anderson as the company’s CEO. He brings more than 25 years of experience leading private, public and family-owned building and wood product companies, including Enkeboll Designs, Pergo,…

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SCM donates $15,000 to Wounded Warrior Project

  • August 30, 2018

"SCM presented a check for $15,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project during the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta. The Wounded Warrior Project organization's mission is to honor and empower wounded service members. SCM matched 100 percent the donations made by…

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Wood Industry Resource Collaborative aiming to grow workforce

  • August 30, 2018

"Eleven wood industry associations have announced the formation of a coalition aimed primarily at perpetuating the long-term growth of the industry by sustaining an engaged workforce. Since its formative two-day brainstorming meeting in November 2017, the group has chosen to…

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Online bidding extended for IWF Silent Auction benefiting WCA

  • August 29, 2018

The IWF Silent Auction benefiting the Woodwork Career Alliance of North America was a huge success. Online bidding has been extended through 10 p.m. Thursday, August 30. The auction features a wide range of sports collectables, travel packages and other valuable merchandise,…

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2018 Challengers Award winners announced

  • August 22, 2018

"Winners of the 2018 Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award were announced Aug. 22 during the International Woodworking Fair. Selected from a field of 23 finalists, the seven winners include one software program, one fastener technology, and five machine technologies. The Challengers…

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Virginia Tech Housing Report – June 2018

  • August 16, 2018

Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service has published its housing market commentaries for June 2018.  These files contain in-depth data and comments on the U.S. housing market. Part 1: Main - http://woodproducts.sbio.vt.edu/housing-report/casa-2018-06a-june-main.pdf Part 2: Economic conditions - http://woodproducts.sbio.vt.edu/housing-report/casa-2018-06b-june-econ-cond.pdf The housing…

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Big expectations for upcoming IWF

  • August 14, 2018

"In a briefing two weeks ahead of IWF, Jim Wulfekuhle, vice president sales and marketing, said that IWF will have more than 1,025 exhibitors occupying nearly 1 million square feet. More than 210 companies will be exhibiting for the first…

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WMIA News: July/August 2018

  • August 8, 2018

  July/August 2018 President and CEO's Message: Getting to "WIRC" to Help the Industry's Future: One of the five-year goals of WMIA’s strategic plan, which the Board of Directors approved during WIC 2018 earlier this year, is to partner with…

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