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.
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.