Member Profile: Atlantic Machinery (October/November 2017)

  • November 1, 2017

A Distributor Sales-Driven Past and a Bright Future In 1980, Riccardo Azzoni was approached by a friend who had invested in an Italian company that manufactured do-it-yourself woodworking machines. They were looking for an entry into the United States market. …

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G7 Leaders Recognize International Standards to Drive Innovation

  • October 20, 2017

The declaration acknowledges that standardization is an effort driven by market needs with the capability to advance social and economic objectives. "Therefore, standards-setting practices should be open to participation from all interested stakeholders," it reads, and underscores the participation of…

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SICAM 2017 ends with positive numbers (Wood&Panel)

  • October 18, 2017

The 9th edition of SICAM, the International Exhibition of Components, Accessories, and Semi-Finished Products for the Furniture Industry ended with numbers growing further. The sector’s leading professionals from all over the globe were in attendance at Pordenone for four days…

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Stiles Northeast Regional Training Center Grand Opening

  • October 2, 2017

Stiles Northeast Regional Training Center set to open November 1 with two full days of informational and educational discussions scheduled. “Stiles is thrilled to bring the same great service, support, and training that their Northeast customers depend on, closer to where…

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Laguna Tools Acquires SuperMax Tools

  • September 20, 2017

SuperMax announces it has been acquired by WMIA member Laguna Tools, Inc. Laguna Tools is an Irvine, California-based manufacturer of advanced CNC machinery bandsaws, tablesaws, edgebanders, and other woodworking equipment. The acquisition is effective immediately.

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WMIA News – August 2017

  • September 6, 2017

August 2017 Chairman of the Board's Message: Send 'Em to Camp! The WMIA-sponsored Wood Technology Industry Institute (WTII) Boot Camp, held at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS, is an overview of how a real shop runs, and it’s one…

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Laser Products Industries named to Inc. 5000 list

  • September 6, 2017

WMIA member Laser Products Industries (LPI) of Romeoville, IL, was recently named to Inc. Magazine's 36th annual Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. LPI is the third fastest growing private manufacturer in Illinois on the list with…

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