The 2016 International Woodworking Fair (IWF) will be held April 24-27, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. All early indications point to an even more robust show than 2014, and 84 WMIA members will have booths at the show! Be sure to stop by and visit WMIA at Booth #6540 if you're in Atlanta, and then visit these WMIA members.
Bert Lewyn, WMIA Founding Member, passes away at age 93
Tuesday, January 05, 2016 02:53 PM
On Sunday, January 3, 2016, Bert Lewyn, one of the founding members of the Woodworking Machinery Importers Association, passed away in his sleep. He was born in 1923 in Berlin, Germany. As a holocaust survivor, Bert came to the United States in 1949 and settled down in Atlanta, GA.
WMIA National Affairs Task Force Update: December 2015
Monday, December 28, 2015 12:27 PM
The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, or as it is more commonly known, the "Omnibus," was passed and signed into law on December 18. Most of the tax incentive provisions are included in one portion of the bill: “The Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes Act of 2015” (The PATH Act).
WMIA will be conducting its annual elections at the 2016 Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC) in Cancun, Mexico, April 12-15, 2016, at the CasaMagna Marriott Resort. WMIA’s Board of Directors has six positions up for nomination this year. The open positions are for three Distributor Directors, two Importer Directors, and one Associate Director. The Director terms are for three years.