The Woodworking Machinery Industry Association has instituted a partnership with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on the administration of a new ANSI-accredited U.S./Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for ISO/TC 39/SC 4, an international committee developing global standards for woodworking machinery. WMIA will provide funding and technical support for the effort and ANSI will serve as the US/TAG administrating body, managing the day-to-day operations and providing process and procedural guidance.
Retail Fixture Firm Rodgers Wade Wins Wooden Globe for Technology
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 03:35 PM
A 160-year-old manufacturer that reinvented its plant for high-speed production took home the 2014 Wooden Globe for Commitment to Excellence through Technology, given by the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association.
WMIA 2014 Innovator Jack Daniel's Stave Jointers Raise 'Spirits'
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 03:01 PM
Instilling automation to what is traditionally a handcrafted operation not only improved the cost efficiency and productivity of the company’s barrel production, but earned Jack Daniel’s Cooperage the 2014 Wooden Globe for Innovator of the Year by the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association.
With woodworking companies challenged to find skilled workers, the importance of educators stepping in to prepare tomorrow’s workforce is high — for the health of the industry as well as those looking for training and employment. The Woodworking Machinery Industry Association’s 2014 Wooden Globe award winner for Educator of the Year, Doug Rappe, is doing his part.