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WMIA has collected a variety of tools to help solve problems in woodworking projects. The Woodworking Technology Shop Guide contains useful conversion tables and other information relating to machinery repair and installation.

You can download the Shop Guide, personalize it by adding your company’s logo, have it printed by your local print shop and distribute it to your customers as a useful tool that will remind them of your company.

Virginia Tech, Virginia Cooperative Extension in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, produce a monthly housing report. These reports contain in-depth data and comments on the U.S. housing market and are intended to help gauge future business activity.

August 2016 Housing Report

All past Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service housing reports are archived here

Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales Reports*

August 2016 business inventories were $1,816.9 billion, up 0.2 percent from July, and up 0.7 percent from August 2015. Sales were $1,304.1 billion, up 0.2 percent from the previous month but virtually unchanged from one year earlier.

* The U.S. Census Department releases the Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales Report monthly around the 15th of each month.

Additional economic indicator reports can be found here.

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