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WMIA News - July 2017

July 2017 President's Message: Here's How You Can Help Us! If you've been thinking about how to get more involved in WMIA activities, or if you have staff you'd like to get involved in something that doesn't involve travel to…

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President's Message: July 2017

Here's How You Can Help WMIA... When I speak to members, I sometimes hear things like, "I wish I could get more involved in WMIA, but I really can't take the time away to attend WIC," or, "How can we…

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WMIA News May/June 2017

May/June 2017 Chairman of the Board's Message: A New Chairman's Welcome: At the recent Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC) in Palm Springs, CA, David Rakauskas of Colonial Saw Co., Inc. became WMIA's new Chairman of the Board. (See related story below.)…

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Chairman of the Board's Message: May/June 2017

Excited and Ready to Go! I’m honored and excited to become WMIA’s new Chairman of the Board, and the timing couldn’t be better. The chairmen/presidents who preceded me, Scott Mueller, John Park, and John Henderson, and the boards they led,…

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Member Spotlight: David Rakauskas, Colonial Saw Co., Inc. (May/June 2017)

Balancing Work and Personal Enjoyment with Family and Friends Kingston is a coastal community in Southeastern Massachusetts located about 35 miles south of Boston. The town was originally known as the North Precinct of Plymouth. The town's early history was…

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Member Profile: Colonial Saw Co., Inc. (May/June 2017)

An Industry Approach That Pays Off... Colonial Saw Co., Inc. started in 1949 in Buffalo, New York, as a saw shop selling grinding machinery and sharpening blades. As the years passed, it just so happened that they were selling machines to…

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WMIA News - April 2017

April 2017 Chairman of the Board's Message: Time to Say Thanks: At the upcoming Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC) in Palm Springs, CA next week, Scott Mueller's term as Chairman of the Board of WMIA will come to an end. As he…

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Chairman of the Board's Message: April 2017

Time to Say Thanks... It is rather amazing to me that this is my last report as Chairman of the Board, that two years have passed since WIC 2015 in San Antonio when I assumed this position. As we’re about…

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Member Profile: Masengill Machinery Co. Inc. (April 2017)

Masengill Machinery Co., Inc.: Making a Mark in the Woodworking Industry “We are a machinery dealer,” stated Wayne Masengill, owner of Masengill Machinery Co., Inc. He is proud to say, “We’ve been in business since 1963 selling new and used…

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Member Spotlight: Wayne Masengill, Masengill Machinery Co., Inc. (April 2017)

Wayne Masengill, president, Masengill Machinery Co., Inc. It all began in 1963 when Bill Masengill, Wayne’s father, worked for his father-in-law, Arlie Walters, who owned Walters Equipment Company. This opened the door for young Wayne to hang around and clean…

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WMIA News - Feb/Mar 2017

February/March 2017 Chairman of the Board's Message: Educate Us about Education: In the coming year, WMIA will be focusing a great deal of attention on developing educational programs. But to ensure that the work the Association does provides as much…

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WMIA News: January 2017

January 2017 Chairman of the Board's Message: A Look Back, A Look Ahead: While the WMIA Board and staff are excited about the opportunities the new year offers to create and implement new programs and benefits for our members, it…

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