During the AWFS Fair held in Las Vegas in July, Iuri Betti, chairperson of the Woodworking Machines Subcommittee for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), delivered a presentation called, "Progress in American and International Woodworking Safety Standards." The presentation outlined progress being made and what is to come. View Betti's materials.
WMIA Members in Full Force at AWFS!!
Monday, July 13, 2015 10:45 AM
Nearly 70 WMIA members will have booths at the upcoming AWFS Fair in Las Vegas, July 22-25. If you'll be attending the show, be sure to stop by and visit WMIA at Booth #9736, and then visit these WMIA members:
WMIA Educational Foundation Awards $29,000 in Scholarships
Monday, May 18, 2015 04:03 PM
For a number of years, WMIA’s Educational Foundation has awarded scholarships who want to study, and eventually pursue a career in, wood technology, machinery, and related fields. To date, the Foundation has provided nearly $300,000 to assist talented students with furthering their educational and career goals. During this year’s Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC), in San Antonio, TX, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees selected 11 high school and college students to receive a total of $29,000 in scholarships.
WMIA Elects New Officers; Mueller Becomes President
Friday, May 01, 2015 07:58 AM
During the 2015 Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC) in San Antonio, TX, members of the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA) elected a new slate of officers to lead the Association for the next two years at its annual business meeting on April 22. Scott Mueller, owner of the Edward B. Mueller Company, a full-service machinery distributor located in the Midwest, was elected WMIA’s new president, succeeding John Park.
Following an extensive search, the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA) has selected Larry Hoffer to serve as the Association’s new executive vice president. In his role as WMIA’s chief staff officer, Hoffer will be responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the organization, partnering with the board of directors to design and implement programs, and chart a course for the Association’s future.